Monthly Archives: May 2010

Placing breakpoints in the original firmware

When booting, the firmware erases IRAM and RAM. However, it’s easy to patch the code which erases IRAM. Then, by analyzing the firmware a little further, I noticed a safe location in IRAM to place my own code. By digging … Continue reading

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Gmini 402 bootloader

I’m starting to work on an Archos Gmini 402 bootloader (link to the FAQ page – the product page seems to have been removed… It is still present on the store though). It’s a pretty old device (released in 2005), … Continue reading

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