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Subject: Re: Rockbox on YP-Z5...

Re: Rockbox on YP-Z5...

From: Lorenzo Miori <>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:13:10 +0100

Hi Jonas,

in this case I preferred to start working on a native port i.e. Linux and
VM is not involved in any case...But on R0 and R1 there is a "Linux
interface" to rockbox, pretty customized to run only on these players
following Samsung modules (not standard nor complete at all). You can have
a look at hosted/samsung folder in the new patch on gerrit.
And yes they are capable of running linux in a nice way, lots of samsung
player follow this philosopy; I'm pretty sure they used a common framework
on different players!

Glad you're interested, I think that where possible and / or difficult
doing otherwise, a RaaA-hybrid port - how I call this - is a nice way to
have the power of Rockbox.

After this little story and back to your answer, on Z5 rockbox will not be
RaaA but native :)


2013/2/19 Jonas Wielicki <>

> Hi Lorenzo,
> I have a short technical question. From the link you gave, I read that
> the original Firmware uses a Linux. Did you replace the linux (and Java
> VM) or is rockbox running on top of those?
> But cool work, if they're capable enough to run Linux, this could be my
> next player if opus refuses to get fast enough for my old iriver ;).
> cheers,
> Jonas
Received on 2013-02-19

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