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Subject: Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware

Re: SD Card BUS royalties on a new hardware

From: Thomas Martitz <>
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.
> Seriously.
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.

Best regards.
Received on 2009-04-09

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