Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?
RE: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?
From: Daniel Brenden <dani_brenden_kulingsen_at_hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 09:39:04 +0200
Indeed. Thank you for giving me a very clear answer. Have an nice day and please keep up with your good work on the rockbox project if you are into it.
> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 09:00:28 +0200> From: arno.wald_at_netcologne.de> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se> Subject: Re: storing rockbox settings and data in a separate directory?> > Daniel Brenden wrote:> > > By the way: Do i loose my player settings if i update? i'm not into set > > up my ipod again> > As Dave said: If you only unzip the rockbox archive without previously > deleting the .rockbox directory, the configuration file is not > overwritten. So your settings are kept.> > The problem is that it is more save to remove the old .rockbox directory > before unzipping the new version to be sure that no old files remain in > the installation. This could cause conflicts.> > I had such a problem with a Sansa e280 that did lock up when playing > ogg-files. After doing a really clean installation the problem had > disappeared. (Though I do not know if it was the clean installation or > the deleting of the config file, so resetting it to the defaults.)> > Another solution is to rename the .rockbox directory, do a fresh install > of rockbox (including fonts, etc.) and copy the config-file from the old > rockbox-directory to the new one. The problem here is that this had to > be done for all files that you do like to keep (e.g. highscores from a > game).> > Greetings.> Arno
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