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Subject: RE: Iriver rockbox files in a .rockbox folder?

RE: Iriver rockbox files in a .rockbox folder?

From: Sébastien Dalphond <>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 14:38:25 -0400


Files are normally zipped with their relative path, so if you plug your device in a USB port, you should see a new drive pop up in the explorer in the next seconds. Once you see the new drive (let's say F: for example), simply open the zip file, and extract all files (make sure you preserve the paths) on that drive. Winzip shows those paths by default in the very last column (most of them will start with "\.rockbox\..."

Hope that helps,


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Holden Bonwit
> Sent: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 2:20 PM
> To:
> Subject: Iriver rockbox files in a .rockbox folder?
> First of all, a big thanks to you folks working on this.
> Been watching it for
> a while and have decided to install at this point.
> I have some background in basic electronics and computers, so
> I have a clue,
> but am having a problem:
> When I downloaded the other day, I
> wasn't able to
> follow the quickstart page fully. I put in the bootloader
> just fine, and it
> loads the iriver firmware on bootup, which is cool. Then i
> try and put in
> rockbox, and have trouble with this portion:
> "You will need to unpack all of the files in the archive onto
> your music
> player's hard disk. If this has been done correctly, you will
> have a file
> called archos.mod (for the Archos player), ajbrec.ajz (for
> all other Archos
> models) or rockbox.iriver (for iRivers) in the main folder of
> your drive, and
> also a folder called .rockbox, which contains a number of
> system files used by
> the Rockbox software."
> Basically, the zip file doens't have a folder, just has 129
> files, including
> rockbox.iriver
> Where is the folder .rockbox that I have to dump into my root
> directory of the
> player?
> Thanks for the help,
> -Holden
Received on 2005-09-21

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