Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Compiling IPod with 64MB memory
Re: Compiling IPod with 64MB memory
From: Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 12:55:53 +0000
> when I compile the iPod video target with64MB memory, I get a usable
> firmware that uses all 64MB of memory, but none of the codecs or plugins
Are you definitely using codecs and plugins compiled for your new 64MB
Rockbox? Codecs and plugins are compiled and linked to run from fixed
locations at the end of RAM - so if you are using a 64MB build with
codecs built for a 32MB build, it won't work.
> To compile to 64MB, I changed line 757 of tools/configure from
> memory=32 # 30GB models have 32MB, 60GB have 64MB
> memory=64 # 30GB models have 32MB, 60GB have 64MB
> What do I need to do make the codecs and plugins work?
From what I can see, that should be enough to make the codecs and
Try the following steps just to make sure nothing bad from a previous
build is still around:
1) Create a new build directory
2) Run ../tools/configure followed by make followed by make zip
3) Delete the .rockbox directory and rockbox.ipod files from your ipod
4) Unzip the rockbox.zip file you created in step 2 onto your ipod.
But afaik, you're the first person to try a 64MB build - so there could
be more subtle problems.
Received on 2006-02-27
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