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Subject: Re: Updating Rockbox

Re: Updating Rockbox

From: Barry Wardell <>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 17:08:44 +0100

Which model of H10 do you have? H10_20GC.mi4 is for 20GB models, and
H10.mi4is for 5/6GB models. I suggest following the installation
instructions as
given in the manual:

On 5/31/07, Bradley Alexander <> wrote:
> Thanks for that. I installed the new H10.mi4 as well as H10_20GC.mi4 into
> the System directory, but now rockbox hangs at the ROCKbox splash screen.
> with "Loading..." but it never completes loading. I believe that I
> originally had H10_20GC.mi4 in there, but I had the same problem, so I added
> the H10.mi4. Did I miss a step?
> Thanks,
> --b
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Wardell" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:26:56 AM (GMT-0500) America/New_York
> Subject: Re: Updating Rockbox
> On 5/31/07, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> > My guess: you have an older bootloader that loads the rockbox image from
> the
> > root directory primarly, while recent Rockbox zip packages have moved
> that
> > image into the .rockbox directory - and that's where recent bootloaders
> look
> > for it first.
> I'd guess an old bootloader too. It's probably loading the old style
> rockbox.h10 file instead of the newer rockbox.mi4. Delete the
> rockbox.h10 file from both the root directory and from inside the
> .rockbox directory if it's there too. You should still have a
> rockbox.mi4 file inside the rockbox directory. If the bootloader
> complains about not being able to find rockbox.h10 the next time you
> power on, then you need to download an up-to-date bootloader from
> and put it in your System directory, replacing the old bootloader that's
> there.
Received on 2007-05-31

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