---+!! The Rockbox iPod port page %TOC% --- ---++ Install Full installation and uninstallation instructions for all supported devices are in the [[http://www.rockbox.org/manual.shtml][Rockbox manual]]. --- ---++ Bootloader There is a working [[ProjectGlossary#Bootloader][bootloader]] that can load and run Rockbox. For more detailed information please visit [[IpodBoot][this page]]. The iPodPatcher is what installs the bootloader on the device, and more information on that can be found [[IpodPatcher][here]], and [[IpodBootloaderErrorCodes][here]] is a list of the iPod bootloader error codes. --- ---++ Simulator There are currently simulators for all Rockbox compatible devices. A simulator can be useful for seeing what Rockbox looks and feels like before installing as well as testing out your homemade themes before putting them on your player. They can be found [[http://rasher.dk/rockbox/simulator/][here]]. --- ---++ Hardware Details * IpodHardwareInfo --- ---++ Rockbox Status | *iPod* | *SVN Builds?* | *Status* || | 1st and 2nd Gen. | %Y% | Rockbox works nicely, but more work is needed on these ports. These iPods cannot be shut down physically, and Rockbox doesn't implement suspend yet. NOTE that some 1st gen iPods do not get identified correctly and as such do not work properly (no wheel), this is under investigation. || | 3rd Gen. | %Y% | Rockbox works nicely, but more work is needed on this port. || | 4th Gen. Greyscale | %Y% | Most (but not all) Rockbox features and plugins are working, but there are still a small number of important features unimplemented. || | 4th Gen. Photo/Color | %Y% | Stable. || | Mini 1st Gen. | %Y% | Rockbox works with audio playback, but some more optimization is still needed. || | Mini 2nd Gen. | %Y% | Stable. || | Nano 1st Gen. | %Y% | Stable. || | Nano 2nd Gen. | %Y% | Considered stable. For details see IPodNano2GPort. || | Nano 3rd Gen. | %X% | Not supported, different hardware. See IpodNano3GPort. || | Nano 4th Gen. | %X% | Not supported, different hardware. See IpodNano4GPort. || | Nano 5th Gen. | %X% | Not supported. Still need a way to execute code. || | 5th Gen. (Video) | %Y% | Very stable. Is lacking support for the video decoder chip. || | 5.5th Gen. 30 GB (Late 2006 Video) | %Y% | Very stable. Is lacking support for the video decoder chip. | . | | 5.5th Gen. 80 GB (Late 2006 Video) | %Y% | Very stable. Is lacking support for the video decoder chip. || | 1st Gen Classic (80GB / Thick 160GB) | %Y% | Unstable, see IpodClassicPort. || | 2nd Gen Classic (120GB) | %Y% | Unstable, see IpodClassicPort. || | 3rd Gen Classic (Slim 160GB) | %Y% | Unstable, see IpodClassicPort. || | Shuffle 1G | %X% | Not supported. Some information has been gathered, see IpodShuffle. || | Shuffle 2G | %X% | Not supported. || | Shuffle 3G | %X% | Not supported. || --- ---++ FAQ Frequently asked questions about Rockbox for the iPod series can be found [[IpodFAQ][here]]. --- ---++ Other Pages Of Interest * IpodManualRestore - How to restore a completely broken iPod (requires Linux on your PC). * UseOldiPodsWithBadFirewirePort - How to use a 1G or 2G iPod which has a damaged Firewire port. * IpodStatus - Information about the major known bugs/unimplemented features. * IpodAccessories - A table of iPod accessories and how well they work with Rockbox * IpodRuntime - A table of reported battery life - Please submit yours! * ConvertiTunesDBtoTagCache - Unofficial tool to convert the iTunes database to the [[DataBase][Rockbox database]]. * IpodConversionToFAT32 - How to convert your iPod drive to FAT32. * IpodLinux - A brief description of it and a comparison with Rockbox. * MiniCF - Info on replacing the iPod Mini microdrive with a Compact Flash card. --- ---++ Obsolete pages * IpodEightyGB - What held up the port to the 80GB iPod Video (5.5G) --- CategoryFrontpage: iPod port index [Ports]
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