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Subject: Re: IO device error with ipod

Re: IO device error with ipod

From: Jacob Rau <jacob.rau_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2006 08:30:55 -0400

I'm pretty sure this would mean a modification in the bootloader--not so
scary on the iPod, but I wouldn't know how to do this.

JBot

On 8/1/06, Matthew Caron <matt_at_mattcaron.net> wrote:
>
> >> I'm finding it especially annoying because, on some machines, after
> >> disconnecting from USB, the iPod likes to reset the Rockbox
> >> configuration.
> >
> > I've found that it resets too, but thought it was a me thing. Maybe
> > that's the cause.
>
> I think I've found out why this happens:
>
> Given:
> (A) If you switch on the hold button while the iPod is booting Rockbox,
> it clears the settings.
> (B) When you disconnect the USB cable, the iPod automatically reboots
> into Rockbox.
>
> Then the following sequence of events causes this:
> (1) Turn hold switch on.
> (2) Plug in to USB.
> (3) iPod goes into disk mode
> (4) Unmount iPod so it says "okay to disconnect"
> (5) Disconnect iPod
> (6) Reboots into Rockbox
> (7) Hold switch still on, so it clears settings.
>
> Solution:
> - Turn hold switch off before plugging in to USB.
>
> It would be nice if it only cleared settings if hold was turned on while
> booting (detects off->on transition), but I don't know if Rockbox is
> awake enough at that point to do this.
> --
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
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> ~~ Matt Caron ~~
>
>
Received on 2006-08-02


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