Thanks to all individually and collectively. I removed everything from the jukebox again, unzipped the 2.5 zip file (instead of the 2.5 install.exe) and unzipped the bootbox. This time everything went smoothly according to the instructions, amd I am successfully booting 2.5 in rom.
May I submit that there is a file which is either old or for different Archos product that is getting installed by the windows installer when selecting jukebox recorder version 1.
Again thanks to all. I'm off to listen to some great music now, so if you'll excuse me...
--- On Fri 09/23, Neon John < firstname.lastname@example.org > wrote:
From: Neon John [mailto: email@example.com]
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 14:16:20 -0400
Subject: Re: rockbox_flash.rock?
<br>I didn't use the installer. I simply downloaded<br>rockbox-2.5-recorder.zip, fired off my unzipper and pointed it at h:\,<br>the drive letter my Archos comes up as. Tell it to overwrite<br>everything.<br><br>Then make sure you're running the new version - ROLO'ing the new<br>executable is the safest method - and everything should work fine.<br><br>If you're still having problems, move the .rockbox directory to your<br>computer and re-unzip the distribution. This makes sure all remnants<br>of the older versions are gone.<br><br>John<br><br>On Fri, 23 Sep 2005 13:48:26 -0400 (EDT), "Alma J. Hix"<br><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:<br><br>><br>>Thank you for your reply. I have already done as you've suggested, but any time I try to run the firmware_flash.rock (before or after running the 2.5 ajbrec.ajz) all I get is the Incompatible Version message.<br>><br>>I have verified that I've downloaded the jukebox recoder version 1 2.5 and I ran the Rockbox 2.5 Install.exe directly to
the jukebox. I deleted everything on the jukebox and did it again to make sure no stray remnants were left over. The current version in flash is CVS-050807 if that is meaningful. I've also verified that I've downloaded the correct bootbox for my jbr20 v1.<br>><br>>Any help you can offer will be greatfully accepted.<br>><br>><br>> --- On Fri 09/23, [IDC]Dragon < email@example.com > wrote:<br>>From: [IDC]Dragon [mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org]<br>>To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org<br>>Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 10:00:20 +0200 (MEST)<br>>Subject: Re: rockbox_flash.rock?<br>><br>>Unzip v2.5 *completely* to your box, with the full .rockbox subdir. Unzip<br>the bootbox files into the root of your box. Start rockbox v2.5: if you have<br>flashed Rockbox already either by holding F1 when powering up, or by<br>"playing" the ajbrec.ajz file. If you never flashed, just power on.<br><br>Run "firmware_flash.rock" to burn BootBox.<br><br>You then need to bring v2.5 into the second part of
the flash. (This step is<br>only interim, because the bootbox image contains a version which is a few<br>weeks old. I'm gonna update them to either also contain v2.5, or no second<br>image at all.)<br>Play the .ucl file of your choice, in the .rockbox directory. I recommend<br>"rombox.ucl", in fact we may drop supporting the other one.<br><br>Jörg<br><br><br>> How did you install bootbox? I can't get any of the ucl or <br>> firmware_flash.rock (or any other .rock for that matter) to run.<br>> Everything <br>> says Incompatible Version. I've just downloaded 2.5 and bootbox for <br>>my<br>> jbr20 <br>> v1.<br><br>-- <br>Lust, ein paar Euro nebenbei zu verdienen? Ohne Kosten, ohne Risiko!<br>Satte Provisionen für GMX Partner: http://www.gmx.net/de/go/partner<br><br>><br>>_______________________________________________<br>>No banners. No pop-ups. No kidding.<br>>Make My Way your home on the Web - http://www.myway.com<br>><br>><br>---<br>John De Armond<br>See my website for my
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Received on Fri Sep 23 20:36:10 2005