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Subject: Re: jumping in with both feet - Rockbox and the IAudio X5

Re: jumping in with both feet - Rockbox and the IAudio X5

From: Amy <amy_at_faylen.com>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 17:03:01 -0500

When I unplug the player from the USB cord, it is powered off. Rockbox seems
to be loading, but for some reason turning off after only a few seconds.
When I dropped the .bin file in there, it said "firmware updated".

Still confused. Even on the charger, it only remains on for a few seconds.
We've got it charging now and will try again in a while.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <linus_at_haxx.se>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 9:26 AM
Subject: Re: jumping in with both feet - Rockbox and the IAudio X5

> Amy wrote:
>> written last Thursday on another list I am on. No one knew how to help
>> me.
>>
>> (eddy is a sighted friend who is here and able to help.)
>> 1. Take the x5_fw.bin file and put it in the firmware directory of the
>> player, and disconnect the USB connection. I would recommend saving it to
>> your C
>> drive, then copying it to the clipboard, and pasting it into the firmware
>> folder.
>> 2. Plug inthe charger for about five seconds. Wait for the drive to spin,
>> then give it a few more seconds before unplugging it. All in all, the
>> charger
>> should be plugged in for about 7 seconds.
>
> This instruction is not complete. It doesn't mention that you must power
> off the player before you plug in the charger.
>
> The correct instruction would be:
>
>
> 1. Copy x5_fw.bin to E:\FIRMWARE
>
> 2. Unplug USB and power off the player
>
> 3. Plug in the charger and wait at least 7 seconds
>
> Good luck!
>
> Linus
>
>
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