Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: New port, question about hidden partitions
Re: New port, question about hidden partitions
From: Jacob Rau <jacob.rau_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 23:55:19 -0400
"The HY57V561620C is a 268,435,456bit CMOS Synchronous DRAM, ideally suited
for the main memory applications which require
large memory density and high bandwidth. HY57V561620C is organized as 4banks
That is directly from the datasheet I dug up on this chip. I was just
misreading it, thinking bytes when it said bits....oops.
How do hidden partitions work? Is it a hole in the filesystem? Is the FAT
later on in the drive? I don't get it...
On 8/2/07, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Firstly, do you mean 256Mb (32 megabytes). 256MB is an awful lot
> compared to most players, but 32MB would be spot on.
> As for the flash chip, Rockbox's firmware binary (as well as a few
> codecs) could fit into that easily, so it's quite reasonable for it to
> be entirely there, though by no means guaranteed.
Received on 2007-08-03