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Subject: Re: Need rockbox installation help
From: Frank Incensed (
Date: 2003-06-03

Thanks for your reply. So when I transfer the zip file to the recorder, I
dont need to open it, it will just install itself?

>From: "Nanne Huiges" <>
>Subject: Re: Need rockbox installation help
>Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 17:17:44 +0200
> > I would like to install rockbox on my archos recorder 20. However,
> > being a something less than an ubergeek, I dont quit understand the
> > directions. After I download the rockbox operating system, do I just
> > transfer the file onto the hard drive? Should I open it before
> > transferring it? Should I open it after transferring it?
>just transfer the file to your recorder. there's no need to do anything
>else with it..
>de recorder checks for the excistence of the file (automaticly), and if
>it's there, it'll use it
> >
> > It says to install into root directory, does that just mean to
> > transfer it to archos hard drive like I would a music file?
> >
> > As far as renaming the archos operating system, I dont even see it. If
>that means you did not install an problem! you have firmware
>somewhere in the
>internals of your device. this firmware checks for the excistence of new
>firmware, in the form
>of the file. if it's there, it'll load it. if it's not, it will load from
>the standard that you cannot
>delete, so you can't do anything wrong :)))
> > I have no music loaded, the jukebox icon shows nothing when looking at
> > it via my computer. I deleted some music files, or at least what I
> > thought were music files that were already on the h.d. when I bought
> > the player. Did I inadvertantly delete something I shouldnt have?
> >
>don't think so...
> > Any help would be appreciated
> >
>ps: so installiung rockbox is harmless: you don't like it, just remove the
>file! no install needed

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