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Subject: Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

From: Boris Gjenero <>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:52:44 -0500

Francisco Vila wrote:
> 2009/2/27 Dave Chapman <>:
>> The difference is that Rockbox always performs a real power-off, whereas the
>> Apple firmware just enters a low-power sleep mode, and then performs a real
>> power-off after a certain number of days of uninterrupted sleep. So the
>> problem is seen more often with Rockbox.
> Then Rockbox could do the same, this would speed up boot times. Would
> it be difficult to code?

The main difficulty is figuring out how to shutdown and initialize
various hardware. Currently, Rockbox depends on some initialization
done by the OF code in flash.

Received on 2009-02-27

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