android
  #1  
Old 06-15-2010, 04:11 AM
dfkt's Avatar
dfkt dfkt is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 15,330
Default X5 Rockbox v4 bootloader modified for instant power-on

I've always found it weird that the official Rockbox bootloader displays a "shutting down" message when one flicks the power slider of the X5 shortly, and only really powers on when one holds the slider for a second. The original Cowon firmware also needs a slide-and-hold gesture to turn it on, but Rockbox displaying that "shutting down" message is kind of counterintuitive.

Since my X5 never turned itself on my accident, I see no need for a slide-and-hold procedure on the X5. That's why I made an X5 bootloader that instantly turns the X5 on, without wait and without the need to hold the power slider: http://www.mediafire.com/?ifmjmjxwg3m - this is also in line with newer Cowon players like the D2, S9, or O2, which also power on instantly.

Thanks to Rockbox developers n1s and amiconn for their help!
Attached Files
File Type: zip rockbox-bootloader-v4-dfkt.zip (25.1 KB, 13 views)
__________________
Please don't PM me with questions that can be answered in a forum thread. Don't be an idiot.
My Gear and Reviews | My RMAA Tests | IRC: #anythingbutipod on Freenode | Last.fm | Album Art Exchange | Rockbox | Replaygain
Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]

  #2  
Old 06-08-2011, 01:56 PM
ToJa92 ToJa92 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: /dev/null
Posts: 43
Default

Just tried it(as I'm not very fond of the original behavior), but it doesn't seem to work. A short flick makes it turn on the background light for half a second, and a second short flick will show the "shutting down" message. Holding up for a second, it will start as usual. The bootloader was version 4 before replacing so that shouldn't be the error.

Also, while at the subject of bootloaders, would it be possible to invert the color scheme? Like, white text on black background? I use a black background so it'd be a nice touch(I hate being blinded in the night by screens).

Thanks in advance.

UPDATE: It didn't load for some reason, but once I charged it(so that the Cowon bootloader started), it loaded the modified the new bootloader on next start, thanks
(also, nice with the white on black color scheme)

Last edited by ToJa92; 06-12-2011 at 12:57 PM.
Reply With Quote

Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:59 PM.