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Subject: Re: Ladies and gentlemens, we have a lot of sound on the Creative ZEN, ZEN Mozaic and ZEN X-Fi

Re: Ladies and gentlemens, we have a lot of sound on the Creative ZEN, ZEN Mozaic and ZEN X-Fi

From: asettico <asettico_at_rossomaltese.it>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:36:17 +0200

*In data 21/10/2013 17:13, Amaury Pouly ha scritto*:
> I'm pleased to announced that Rockbox successfully played its first
> tracks on the Creative players:
> Creative ZEN Mozaic: Bonobo - Black Sands - Prelude
> Creative ZEN: Al Jarreau - Boogie Down
> Creative ZEN X-Fi: Chill Carrier - Beautiful Flow
>
> I had to go the ugly way and simply reformat the internal storage using
> FAT instead of the proprietary file system. This prevents dual-boot but
> rockbox works great on those targets !
> I also have radio working on the ZEN and ZEN Mozaic, and it is probably
> a matter of minutes before it works on the X-Fi too. Speaker is not
> supported yet but I know the pins, only the glue is missing. USB is
> working fine too and even though we are missing cpu frequency
> management, the clock is running at a reasonable frequency by default so
> battery life should be okay.
> It should be noted that I basically rewrote tools/mkzenboot to make a
> nice rbutils/mkzenboot with proper support for many options and
> potentially great integration into Rockbox Utility. The only real
> problem left for installation is that it needs MTP: we have a tool which
> works under Linux and Windows (utils/MTP/sendfirm) but it is not
> integrated into Rockbox Utility and on Linux it depends on libmtp, so
> any help toward better support & integration is really welcomed here.
> I should also say that the SD slot of the ZEN and X-Fi is working, but
> we don't support write protection (although I know the pins involved in
> WP sensing).
>
> Finally, the most important issue: these three targets have a small led
> (dimmable blue on ZEN, dimmable red/green on others): what should we do
> with them ? I thought we could use them as a battery indicator (color) +
> disk activity (flash) if possible.
>
> Cheers
>
> Amaury Pouly

Really compliments for the good work! :-D

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Received on 2013-10-21

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