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Subject: Re: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5

Re: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5

From: Joan Ann Brosnan <kerrygirl18_at_eircom.net>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 14:31:31 +0100

Hi Christy
Thank you very much for your help. Having followed your instructions,
Rockbox is now up and running on my IAudio.

Joan Ann.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christy Schulte" <christy_at_faylen.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2007 1:07 AM
Subject: RE: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5

> Ok. A few things.
>
> First, you'll also need a voice file in order to get rockbox to actually
> talk. I recommend Not getting the eloquence fast speaking one, as it only
> speaks about half the options. There's a link to the voice files page from
> the online manual.
>
> when you download the voice file, you will need to unzip it and you'll see
> a
> file called english.voice. Place that on the IAudio in the .rockbox/langs
> directory.
>
> Second. I believe you need the x5fw.bin file as the bootloader, not the
> x5vfw.bin one.
>
> Third. when installing the bootloader. Make sure you turn the unit off
> before you unplug the USB cable. Otherwise, unplugging the cable will give
> the impression that the unit is turning off on it's own, but from hard
> experience I can tell you that's not the case. Hehe. You can keep the
> rockbox build on there that you already have, so do this. Put the voice
> file
> in. Find the x5fw.bin bootloader and copy it into the firmware directory.
> turn off the unit. Unplug the usb cable. Plug in the chargr and give it a
> couple of minutes, you should hear the hard drive spin up and down a time
> or
> two. Now, unplug the charger, plug in your headset, turn the unit on and
> you
> should hear speech. If not, try pressing the down arrow on the joystick a
> couple of times.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Joan Ann Brosnan
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 6:00 PM
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5
>
>
> Hi I followed the below instructions but, I have had no luck getting
> rockbox
> to work.
> The bootloader file I am using is called x5v_fw.bin
> Is there something else I need to do?
>
> List of 6 items
> . Download the bootloader binary on the bottom of this page
> . Copy it to the FIRMWARE directory on your X5/M5
> . Turn the X5/M5 off, remove the USB cable and insert the charger. The
> X5/M5
> will automatically upgrade the flash with the Rockbox bootloader
> . Proceed with installing the X5/M5 version of Rockbox from the current
> build page. That is, download the x5/m5 build from
> http://build.rockbox.org/,
> and unzip the contents of that to the root of your player.
> . If you are installing Rockbox for the first time, or reinstalling after
> removing the .rockbox directory it is recommended you install the fonts
> package
> from
> http://download.rockbox.org/daily/fonts/rockbox-fonts.zip.
> . Rockbox is now installed.
> list end
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <chou.clement_at_gmail.com>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 11:43 PM
> Subject: Re: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5
>
>
>> Did you check the manual on the rockbox site first? Those instructions
>> are
>> pretty good.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Joan Ann Brosnan" <kerrygirl18_at_eircom.net>
>> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 1:28 PM
>> Subject: installing rockbox onto an IAudio x5
>>
>>
>>> Hi I wonder if someone could give me instructions on how to install
>>> Rockbox
>>> onto an IAudio X5. I am a jaws user.
>>>
>>> Joan Ann.
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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Received on 2007-06-06


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