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Subject: Re: iPod will not shutdown

Re: iPod will not shutdown

From: John K Masters <johnmasters_at_oxtedonline.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 19:09:13 +0100

On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 20:35:36 -0400
Matthew Caron <matt_at_mattcaron.net> wrote:

> \> thing is I can't shutdown my iPod. A long press on the Play button
> > brings up the 'Shutting Down' message, the Apple logo appears and
> > then Rockbox starts up again.
>
> That happens to me if it's plugged in when you turn it off. Is it?
>

Does not matter whether it is plugged in or not it still won't shut
down. But it has now locked up completely with the Apple logo showing
and nothing works - not even reset.

[Later]

Let the battery run down and am now recharging. So far all seems to be
well.
 
> > BTW what do most people use to transfer playlists to the Rockbox
> > iPod from Linux?
>
> Depends:
>
> (1) If you're talking about copying the playlist (like the actual .m3u
> file) I use cp.
>
> (2) If you're talking about copying all the files to which the
> playlist refers, I currently use cp, but plan on writing a script for
> that.
>
> (3) If you're asking "how do I sync my podcasts to my ipod and only
> put the new ones there", I wrote a script for that:
> http://www.mattcaron.net/linux/scripts/sync_podcasts

(2) looks good to me. I'll have a go at a Python script and if it works
I'll post it - GPL of course.

Regards,
        John

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Received on 2007-04-17

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