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Subject: Re: ipod photo stalls at apple logo

Re: ipod photo stalls at apple logo

From: Dave Hooper <dave_at_beermex.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 23:08:37 +0100

One thought - do you *definitely* have the correct ipod model?
On Oct 27, 2011 4:25 PM, "greg matthews" <gregwaldo_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> tried with current build too but same result. I also noticed that
> holding down menu does not boot me into the apple firmware which makes
> me suspect that it is the bootloader rather than rockbox itself which
> is failing.
>
> any help to narrow it down further much appreciated.
>
> GREG
>
> On 27 October 2011 10:23, greg matthews <gregwaldo_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Dave...
> >
> > thanks for the reply. Sorry to have left out some essential info. I
> > did indeed check that it was formatted vfat. and I was attempting to
> > install 3.9.1.
> >
> > I'll give it a go with the current build as soon as I get another
> > chance. One thing I noticed was that the ipod disk is partitioned into
> > two with a small partition as sdb1 and the bulk as sdb2 which is
> > formatted vfat. the second partition appears to be one block too big
> > and syslog reports that it is adjusting it to EOD (end of disk?). I'll
> > send a cut and paste of it to this thread when I next get chance.
> > However, that should not affect the installation of the bootloader
> > which presumably sits in the first few bytes of the raw disk (sdb in
> > this case).
> >
> > On 26 October 2011 23:19, Dave Hooper <dave_at_beermex.com> wrote:
> >> Is your ipod formatted as windows (vfat) or mac? Rockbox only works with
> >> ipods formatted as vfat. Which version did you attempt to install
> (latest
> >> release i.e. 3.9.1 or latest current build i.e. 'right now')? If you
> didn't
> >> try the latest release but something else instead, try the latest
> release.
> >> Please provide as much information (all of it) when asking for
> assistance!
> >>
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> >
> > --
> > Greg Matthews
> >
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>
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> Greg Matthews
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Received on 2011-10-28


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