Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware
Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware
From: Thomas Martitz <thomas.martitz_at_student.htw-berlin.de>
Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2009 15:14:27 +0200
Jonas Häggqvist schrieb:
> Casainho 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.
> I can't answer your other question, but this is a spectacularly stupid
> idea. It means that you need to keep a copy of Rockbox on every SD
> card you plan to use, which could be many. Not only that, but when
> updating, you need to copy the new version to each and every SD card.
> Major, major hassle. Do not do it. Get some internal storage. Any
> amount will do.
100% Agreed. This sounds insanely stupid. You wouldn't even be able to
pull in a SD of a friend if he doesn't have Rockbox on it.
Received on 2009-04-09