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Subject: Re: Rockbox query

Re: Rockbox query

From: Brian Hartgen <brian_at_hartgen.org>
Date: 2005-12-31

Hi
I used the 1.28 firmware and it's working brilliantly!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker@shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 11:09 PM
Subject: Re: Rockbox query

> Awesome! What was the fix?
>
> Enjoy...rocker
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian Hartgen" <brian@hartgen.org>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 10:08 AM
> Subject: Re: Rockbox query
>
>
> 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 Sat Dec 31 08:05:01 2005


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