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Subject: Re: RE: USB version
From: Brad Patten (
Date: 2003-04-08

So there is no way to know what firware is running. Rockbox looks similar to the other one, I would think that rockbox would want to have a small logo so people would know. just my 2 cents.
> From: "Mike Holden" <>
> Date: 2003/04/08 Tue PM 01:11:48 EDT
> To: <>
> Subject: Re: RE: USB version
> Brad Patten said:
> > Actually what I was wondering is how does the archos with rockbox know
> > what speed to use? I notce that there are two different Icons, and was
> > wondering how it decides whitch to display.
> The speed negotiation is part of the protocol standard. I guess some kind
> of negotiation takes place between the client (archos in this case) and
> the server computer (similar to the dialogue when you use a modem to
> connect to an ISP).
> There are 2 logos - correct. One is displayed if you plug the USB in when
> the archos is switched off, or when the standard archos firmware is
> running. The other is displayed if Rockbox is running and you insert the
> USB cable. Nothing clever about it, and it doesn't indicate anything other
> than which firmware is running underneath.
> --
> Mike Holden

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