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Subject: Re: Open hardware for RockBox

Re: Open hardware for RockBox

From: Michael Sparmann <>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:19:22 +0100

> I take your point on the docs :-) I am much more a hardware than a
> software person. This player isn't really going to be portable, and I
> think the initial implementation from me will just be a few free codecs
> like FLAC that are important to me, but I'd like to make sure the
> hardware could support this excellent project.

For porting Rockbox, you just need to write the lowlevel drivers,
especially storage access, display, buttons/touchscreen, audio output
and clock/power management. Once that's done, the rest will more or less
magically work. So you don't need to care about e.g. codecs at all.


Received on 2011-02-26

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