Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware
Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware
From: Robert Menes <viewtiful.icchan_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 09:09:22 -0400
On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Casainho <casainho_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> We want to boot our ARM9 from SD Card, but we would like to avoid the
> need to pay royalties for using the SD BUS for communicate with card.
Honestly, flash is so dirt cheap nowadays that I would suggest just getting
a 1GB or 2GB flash chip and sticking it onto the board. That way, you can
have the bootloader and Rockbox in internal storage, and have the SD card
free for music.
A much, much better idea, with less headaches involved.
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