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Subject: Re: Blind user has iPod questions

Re: Blind user has iPod questions

From: Erik Slagter <erik_at_slagter.name>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 12:42:20 +0200

Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
> Hi Scott,
>
> At 03:48 AM 10/3/2006, you wrote:
>> installation of iTunes is not required to install Rockbox. I successfully
>> installed RB on both my Nano and Video without it.
>
> Very interesting. Did you have to run any iPod software at all, or did you
> simply install Rockbox on a brand new iPod out of the box? I thought the
> software and iTunes were necessary to ensure the iPod was formatted for Windows
> and that disk use was turned on.

There is no need at all to use iTunes for installing Rockbox.

My iPod has never run the original firmware and also I surely have never
run iTunes (no windows here...)

Received on 2006-10-04

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