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Subject: Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 9, Issue 43

Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 9, Issue 43

From: alexander gibbons <alex_at_gibbons81.fsnet.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-19

hi there i am still holding fire on the ipod 5g untill i know that the
rockbox software can run videos is this possable if pepole could get back to
me asp that would be great

from

alex gibbons

alex@gibbons81.fsnet.co.uk
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> 1. Re: questions on rockbox (Pieter Bos)
> 2. screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is stuck
> there (gayle horton)
> 3. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there (Manuel Dejonghe)
> 4. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere (gayle horton)
> 5. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere (Manuel Dejonghe)
> 6. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere (gayle horton)
> 7. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there (ScottLearned)
> 8. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere (Gayle Horton)
> 9. Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere (Brian)
> 10. RE: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there (Christopher Woods)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 12:21:58 +0200
> From: "Pieter Bos" <bos.pieter@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: questions on rockbox
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <e4k684$fa3$1@sea.gmane.org>
>
>
> "newbeewan" <newbeewan@nativobject.com> wrote in message
> news:446D5FCD.2030003@nativobject.com...
>> On 19.05.2006 00:36, Kevin Doucet wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Am I correct in that I seem to remember that a build of rockbox which is
>>> being developed for player x will also work on the Iaudio x5 player?
>>>
>> Yes of course : http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IpodPort
>>
>> My X5 is working with it for 2 weeks with no major problems.
>>
>
> You surely meant http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IaudioPort .
> That other version is for the ipod.
>
> I don't have one, but it seems you should the bootloader first
> (http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IaudioBoot) then get a daily
> build (click on 'daily builds' in the menu on the left) for the iaudio x5
> and unzip that to the root of your player.
>
> Pieter
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 09:45:16 -0400
> From: "gayle horton" <gayle66a@hotmail.com>
> Subject: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is stuck
> there
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <BAY113-F388649736BD8B3B26A68E4D8A70@phx.gbl>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed
>
> Hello,
> I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months. I've
> occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
> playback,
> and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
> would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
> Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted the
> folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
> read
> in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
> disk
> or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to the
> computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
> the
> "rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
> clicking
> away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that it's
> probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
> hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
> uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
> recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 16:16:32 +0200
> From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID:
> <9e4313e10605190716l37f6e19dn8db9bef475a68833@mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months. I've
>> occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
>> playback,
>> and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
>> would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>> Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted the
>> folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
>> read
>> in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
>> disk
>> or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to the
>> computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
>> the
>> "rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
>> clicking
>> away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that it's
>> probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>> hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>> uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>> recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>
> Hi,
>
> give it a try to charge it over a long time.
>
> ~lImbus
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 11:10:34 -0400
> From: "gayle horton" <gayle66a@hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <BAY113-F358CA77874455EBA6DC62CD8A70@phx.gbl>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed
>
> I charged it for 14 hours. Should I charge it for longer?
>
>
>>From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
>>Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
>>stuckthere
>>Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 16:16:32 +0200
>>
>>On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>Hello,
>>>I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months. I've
>>>occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
>>>playback,
>>>and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
>>>would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>>>Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted the
>>>folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
>>>read
>>>in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
>>>disk
>>>or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to the
>>>computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
>>>the
>>>"rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
>>>clicking
>>>away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that it's
>>>probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>>>hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>>>uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>>>recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>>
>>Hi,
>>
>>give it a try to charge it over a long time.
>>
>>~lImbus
>>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 17:20:41 +0200
> From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID:
> <9e4313e10605190820v1c327557h54ca9cb81dbb746e@mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> mhmm, no, that should already have done the job.
>
> you tried to connect it to the pc with the charger connected at the
> same time as well, I suppose ?
>
> ~lImbus
>
> On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I charged it for 14 hours. Should I charge it for longer?
>>
>>
>> >From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
>> >Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
>> >stuckthere
>> >Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 16:16:32 +0200
>> >
>> >On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >>Hello,
>> >>I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months.
>> >>I've
>> >>occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
>> >>playback,
>> >>and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
>> >>would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>> >>Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted
>> >>the
>> >>folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
>> >>read
>> >>in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
>> >>disk
>> >>or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to
>> >>the
>> >>computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
>> >>the
>> >>"rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
>> >>clicking
>> >>away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that
>> >>it's
>> >>probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>> >>hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>> >>uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>> >>recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>> >
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >give it a try to charge it over a long time.
>> >
>> >~lImbus
>> >
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 11:29:37 -0400
> From: "gayle horton" <gayle66a@hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <BAY113-F86ACA527E0DB1E04607B7D8A70@phx.gbl>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed
>
>
> Yes.
>
>>From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
>>Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
>>stuckthere
>>Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 17:20:41 +0200
>>
>>mhmm, no, that should already have done the job.
>>
>>you tried to connect it to the pc with the charger connected at the
>>same time as well, I suppose ?
>>
>>~lImbus
>>
>>On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>I charged it for 14 hours. Should I charge it for longer?
>>>
>>>
>>> >From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel@dejonghe.de>
>>> >Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>> >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>> >Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
>>> >stuckthere
>>> >Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 16:16:32 +0200
>>> >
>>> >On 5/19/06, gayle horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>Hello,
>>> >>I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months.
>>>I've
>>> >>occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
>>> >>playback,
>>> >>and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback
>>> >>it
>>> >>would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>>> >>Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted
>>>the
>>> >>folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
>>> >>read
>>> >>in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
>>> >>disk
>>> >>or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to
>>>the
>>> >>computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I
>>> >>get
>>> >>the
>>> >>"rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
>>> >>clicking
>>> >>away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that
>>>it's
>>> >>probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>>> >>hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>>> >>uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>>> >>recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>>> >
>>> >Hi,
>>> >
>>> >give it a try to charge it over a long time.
>>> >
>>> >~lImbus
>>> >
>>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 10:03:56 -0700
> From: "ScottLearned" <SLearned@cox.net>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <001201c67b66$37558530$0201a8c0@SuperShuttle>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Gayle Horton wrote:
>
> Hello,
> I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months. I've
> occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
> playback,
> and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
> would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
> Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted the
> folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
> read
> in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
> disk
> or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to the
> computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
> the
> "rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
> clicking
> away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that it's
> probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
> hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
> uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
> recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>
>
> Hi Gayle,
> can you power off your player? Try connecting it after it shuts down. If
> you
> can't turn it off, wait until it powers off automatically and then try to
> connect to your pc.
>
> I had a similar situation with my iPod. After it finally shutdown
> automatically, the pc recognized it as a drive.
>
> Scott
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 14:02:04 -0400
> From: "Gayle Horton" <gayle66a@hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <BAY113-DAV11E4784AD863A00CB85C9BD8A70@phx.gbl>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> tried that too. I have attempted connecting in so many ways, and the only
> different response I get is that it will say connected to usb on the
> iriver, but it freezes there. It does not show up on the computer
> either.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "ScottLearned" <SLearned@cox.net>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 1:03 PM
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
>
>
>> Gayle Horton wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>> I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months. I've
>> occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
> playback,
>> and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
>> would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>> Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted the
>> folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
> read
>> in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
> disk
>> or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to the
>> computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
> the
>> "rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
> clicking
>> away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that it's
>> probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>> hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>> uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>> recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>>
>>
>> Hi Gayle,
>> can you power off your player? Try connecting it after it shuts down. If
> you
>> can't turn it off, wait until it powers off automatically and then try to
>> connect to your pc.
>>
>> I had a similar situation with my iPod. After it finally shutdown
>> automatically, the pc recognized it as a drive.
>>
>> Scott
>>
>>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 9
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 14:21:38 -0400
> From: Brian <eightbithero@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuckthere
> To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID:
> <bd7d2f090605191121i61384ce9gb1d9663617f3dbd4@mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> Hey Gayle,
>
> What operating system are you using?
>
> On 5/19/06, Gayle Horton <gayle66a@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> tried that too. I have attempted connecting in so many ways, and the
>> only
>> different response I get is that it will say connected to usb on the
>> iriver, but it freezes there. It does not show up on the computer
>> either.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "ScottLearned" <SLearned@cox.net>
>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 1:03 PM
>> Subject: Re: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
>> stuckthere
>>
>>
>> > Gayle Horton wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello,
>> > I've been using rockbox with the Iriver 120 for about three months.
>> > I've
>> > occasionally had to reset it because it sometimes locks up during
>> playback,
>> > and that usually works. However, yesterday, after resuming playback it
>> > would not move to the next song, in fact, the everything locked up.
>> > Resetting did not work, so I connected it to my computer and deleted
>> > the
>> > folder where the song was located. It didn't fix the problem. I next
>> read
>> > in the FAQ section of documentation on rockbox.org that running a scan
>> disk
>> > or reformatting might work, but when I tried to connect the player to
>> > the
>> > computer, the drive no longer shows up. Each time I restart now, I get
>> the
>> > "rockbox loading" message that doesn't disappear and the disk keeps
>> clicking
>> > away inside. At least that may mean the player isn't dead, and that
>> > it's
>> > probably rockbox. I also tried holding down the record and on buttons
>> > hoping that the original firmware would load but it didn't. I can't
>> > uninstall and reload the software as I can't get the player to be
>> > recognized. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Gayle
>> >
>> >
>> > Hi Gayle,
>> > can you power off your player? Try connecting it after it shuts down.
>> > If
>> you
>> > can't turn it off, wait until it powers off automatically and then try
>> > to
>> > connect to your pc.
>> >
>> > I had a similar situation with my iPod. After it finally shutdown
>> > automatically, the pc recognized it as a drive.
>> >
>> > Scott
>> >
>> >
>>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 10
> Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 19:45:21 +0100
> From: "Christopher Woods" <christof@infinitus.co.uk>
> Subject: RE: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is
> stuck there
> To: "'Rockbox'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <000601c67b74$64024150$0b66300a@20hz>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Unfortunately, it may well be the disk - if there's physical damage to
> either the platters or the read/write head (e.g. if it's been exposed to
> excessive Gs whilst the head's been seeking or reading from the drive)
> then
> you could have a knackered hard drive.
>
> I dropped my H140 from waist height onto concrete, fortunately just after
> the drive had spun down and the head parked, but it still caused severe
> damage to some parts of the drive (meaning that it took almost ten minutes
> to boot into the iRiver firmware - I didn't have RB on that player because
> I
> suspected the drive was starting to fail anyway - and I couldn't copy some
> of my album folders off the drive. Eventually, I ended up just claiming on
> the insurance (I'm covered for accidental damage as a student, don't know
> if
> you could claim on your home and contents insurance if you have any) but
> basically my problem was terminal.
>
> I took care of my player, and only dropped it or knocked it a few times by
> accident - kid gloves the rest of the time. The sounds you describe are
> very
> reminiscent of imminent HD failure... You can still buy replacement drives
> for the devices, they're little tiny Toshiba hard drives (MK4004AH I
> believe
> is the device's model number for the hard drive), but they're quite
> expensive and tough to get hold of.
>
> Not as tough as getting a new iriver though! I had to SCOUR the web to
> find
> a replacement (the insurance company took possession of the old player and
> wouldn't give it back even though they understood what the problem was, so
> I
> had to go hunting for a new one... The replacement I was initially offered
> at was an Innoplus I-With 400, which is frankly such a shockingly poor
> player I actually laughed down the phone). But I digress, if you can get
> it
> to boot into either the iriver or Rockbox firmware at all and initialise
> in
> USB at any point, copy off any files you don't already have on your PC
> quicksharp, just in case.
>
> Christopher
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gayle horton [mailto:gayle66a@hotmail.com]
> Sent: 19 May 2006 14:45
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Subject: screen on iriver 120 displays "rock box loading" and is stuck
> there
>
>
>> Each time I restart now, I get the "rockbox loading" message that doesn't
> disappear
>> and the disk keeps clicking away inside. At least that may mean the
> player isn't dead,
>> and that it's probably rockbox.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
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