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Subject: Re: Codec Failure?

Re: Codec Failure?

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 23:21:18 +1100

2008/11/10 Alex Bennee <>:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
>> On Mon, 10 Nov 2008, Alex Bennee wrote:
>>> Basically I'm looking for the easiest way to test new firmwares without
>>> potentially killing my working install.
>> Then backup/rename your existing .rockbox first, then unpack your
>> experimental one on the target.
> I'm curious now as to the point of being able to run/boot arbitrary
> .ipod files from the existing instance if the resultant firmware will
> never work properly because it's missing the rest of the .rockbox file
> hierarchy? Is there a tight coupling between the firmware and the
> contents of .rockbox?

.rockbox is hardcoded in both the bootloader and the .ipod... so yes..
its pretty tight
Received on 2008-11-10

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