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Subject: Some Questions re iPod and iPod

Some Questions re iPod and iPod

From: Hussein Patwa <hspatwa_at_talktalk.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 20:54:24 -0000

Hi,

Sorry some of these are probably on the website already, but my screen
reader is breaking due to the long commits page so I can't access that.

1. Does Rockbox work with the Gigabeat F60 Remote Control?

2. My iPod used to be useable through the Rockbox interface whilst connected
to USB. Now when I connect it (latest builds since about mid-Feb) it just
sits there with a black screen (probably disk mode) and I can't use the iPod
itself, just play tracks from the drive via my computer.

3. Is it true that, assuming one is already in Rockbox and connects via USB,
that charging will not complete fully? Is it true that one should boot into
the Apple firmware to charge from USB?

4. I read somewhere (not on the rockbox site), that apparently when just
plugged in normally via USB the iPod will actually discharge some.
Apparently there is a mode where the charge will draw full power, but in
this mode the drive becomes inaccessible to the computer. This apparently
gives a faster and fuller charge. Is this correct or a fairy tale?

5. Is there a page on the site showing what peripherals for iPod and
Gigabeat are supported by Rockbox? E.g., docking stations (for playing
music through speakers whilst charging), remote control, other iPod
accessories, etc?

Thanks.

Kind Regards and Best Wishes,

Hussein.

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