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Subject: Re: Rockbox query

Re: Rockbox query

From: Brian Hartgen <brian_at_hartgen.org>
Date: 2005-12-30

Hi
Rockbox is now talking. Thanks to everyone for their help.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker@shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 1:11 PM
Subject: Re: Rockbox query

> Hi Briam you wrote:
> Hi
>
> Given that it is not talking right now, I have some questions.
> 1. How do I verify that I do in fact have the Rockbox bootloader on the
> unit
> so we know it is active?
> 2. Is there anything else I can do to check that Rockbox is running even
> though it is not speaking?
>
> *Looks like you've done everything according to Hoile so far. If you
> still
> don't have voice feedback try playing a song and pressing and holding
> down
> the joy stick button for a couple of seconds. You should then here voice
> feed back of the while playing screen (WPS). At that point press the
> third
> button down on the right hand side of the unit. You should then be in the
> main menu where you can change your settings. Keep in mind I'm talking
> about the IHP140 and not the H340. I am assuming that the units are very
> similar other then the color screen. If you want to access the main menu
> without the WPS then play a song, stop it, press the second button down
> from
> the top right, then press the third button which should take you to the
> menu
> tree where you use the joy stick to browse. As indicated by other posts
> you
> need to have the english.voice file unzipped to the rockbox.langs folder
> as
> well. To here your file folders and song/book titles voiced go to the
> general settings/voice menu and choose numbers or spell. You can also
> install the voice talkbox utility which will create small MP3 clips of
> your
> files and folders that enables then to be spoken. See the rockbox page
> for
> blind users for more info.
>
> hth...rocker
>
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Brian Hartgen
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Hartgen" <brian@hartgen.org>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 5:17 AM
> Subject: Rockbox query
>
>
> Hi
> I have an iRiver H340, I am a totally blind user, and wanted to install
> Rockbox, accepting of course that it is in its early stages of
> development.
>
> At the moment, although I have installed Rockbox, it does not appear to be
> working and I wondered if anyone could please help. Here is what I did.
>
> 1. I downloaded firmware version 1.29EU as I live in the UK, unzipped the
> archive to reveal the H300.hex file.
>
> 2. I then downloaded the program to patch the firmware, and accordingly
> patched it. I got a confirmation message to say that the patch had been
> successfully done.
>
> 3. I put the newly patched .hex file on the iRiver.
>
> 4. I asked my wife to go to the general menu, then update firmware. A
> confirmation message appeared asking me not to touch the unit while the
> update was going ahead. It then switched itself off. I know there has
> been
> a firmware change since I now have a "record" folder whereas I had
> previously deleted that.
>
> 5. I downloaded the latest Rockbox for the iRiver 300 series as a zipped
> archive, unzipped it to the iRiver. I now have the rockbox.iriver file
> and
> the Rockbox folder on the iRiver.
>
> Given that it is not talking right now, I have some questions.
> 1. How do I verify that I do in fact have the Rockbox bootloader on the
> unit
> so we know it is active?
> 2. Is there anything else I can do to check that Rockbox is running even
> though it is not speaking?
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Brian Hartgen
>
>
Received on Fri Dec 30 18:08:32 2005


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