> Despite the fact that Rockbox supports a lot of players, absolutely none of the supported
platforms are currently in production.
While this may be true ...
> So anybody looking to buy a player which can run Rockbox must go digging around on auction
... I take exception to that. I had no problems buying my Sansa C200. From a short research at
price-comparison sites it seems that enough Sansas are in stock in the home of our esteemed
editor, too. But your friendly neighbourhood electronics store will probably not know these,
so it's mail-order time.
IIRC Sandisk gave at least a little bit of support to the developers of this port. People may
want to reinforce this behaviour with their money.
For massive storage (i.e. HD-based) your best bet is the iPod Video which also seems to be in
Be sure to watch for versions and generations. Producers change their HW more often than their
model names, and not all versions work with RockBox.