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Subject: Re: charging questions

Re: charging questions

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 12:01:35 +0200

James Teh wrote:
> As a matter of curiosity, what was the problem with having the H300 boot
> straight into Rockbox when the charger is connected?
> I guess it has to spin up the hard drive to boot Rockbox, so there'd
> have to be some sort of charging screen in the bootloader, but I get the
> impression that there were other reasons that this didn't work.

We (I) decided that, until we were sure how the charging hardware
worked, it was better to let the iriver firmware do the charging. This
is why the bootloader starts the iriver firmware when you insert the

Now we know how it works, so it's only a matter of updating the bootloader.

Received on 2006-06-24

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