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My 3rd very own custom Rockbox build for Sansa e200

So here’s the binary release and patch log of my 3rd custom Rockbox build for Sansa e200 of todays SVN sources (Revision 15168). No patches have been added since my last build. Rockbox now features full multicore support and packed i2s transactions for PortalPlayer 502x targets. I also rebuilt the bootloader and used the latest Sansapatcher v0.5 to install it, as there are reports of problems booting the OF with older bootloaders.

SanDisk Sansa e200

UPDATE: Take a peek at my latest additions including Rockbox builds in my Rockbox category

The problem with missing special chars (German Umlauts) in the default font chicago12.fnt of SaagarsBigArt Theme can be circumvented by switching to nimbus-13.fnt.

Great news is the ongoing development of an USB stack for Rockbox on PortalPlayer targets. Hopefully we’ll soon be able to access the Sansa flash drive(s) without the need to boot the OF.

You may download my Rockbox build here.

For reasons mentioned above, I built the bootloader. The latest Sansapatcher v0.5 for x86 Linux can be downloaded here. For other versions refer to the manual. This is how I installed the bootloader image:

sudo ./sansapatcher -a /home/scheff/src/rockbox-15168/build/PP5022.mi4

These patches have been updated at the tracker since my 2nd build:

patch log:

FS#3045 – Album art display on WPS
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/album_art_20071005.patch

FS#5697 – bmp resize patch
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/bmp_resize-071005.patch

FS#7542 – This patch moves all the playlist creation from the root dir to the PLAYLISTS directory.
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/playlist_folder.patch

FS#7565 – support for the TPA tag
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/50-id3TPA.patch

FS#6800 – Sansa e200 backlight behaviour
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/lcddimmer20070915.patch

FS#6796 – Put ymargin into scrollinfo
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/ymargin-scrollinfo_20071002.patch

FS#2954 – Scrolling text margin for the wps
Hunk #1 FAILED at 143.
1 out of 2 hunks FAILED — saving rejects to file apps/gui/list.c.rej
Hunk #1 FAILED at 48.
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED — saving rejects to file firmware/export/scroll_engine.h.rej
** fix (failed function in list.c has been removed with revision 15125. ymargin patch changed the vanilla code in scroll_engine.h.)

FS#4733 – Multifont
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/multifont-20071011.patch

FS#5899 – Custom List/Menu x/y coordinates and width
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/customlist-20071015.patch

FS#5900 – Custom WPS Line with x/y/width coordinates and font face/color settings
patch -p1 < /home/scheff/downloads/customline-20071015.patch
Hunk #3 FAILED at 832.
1 out of 4 hunks FAILED — saving rejects to file apps/gui/wps_parser.c.rej
** fix (add the function after changed vanilla code line)

FS#4988 – Optionally keep backlight on while plugins are running
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/plugin-backlight_070303.patch

FS#6960 – Random (album) selection in Database
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/random_album.patch

FS#6884 – Sansa E200 m3u/m3u8 to pla playlist converter
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/sansa_playlist_converter_V3.2.diff

FS#6505 – Slider progressbar
patch -p0 < /home/scheff/downloads/progressbar_slider_20070622.patch
Hunk #1 FAILED at 287.
1 out of 3 hunks FAILED — saving rejects to file apps/gui/wps_parser.c.rej
** fix (albumart patch changed the vanilla code)


[2008-01-20: Links to Rockbox category. Update pointing to latest builds.]
[2009-04-26: Fix links.]


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