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Subject: RE: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?

RE: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?

From: rob powell <>
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 12:13:20 +0100

Hi rocker, thanks for those 2 messages. Well I’m taking the plunge,
with a few bids on ebay. I’ll let you know how I get on, presumably
flashing it has the same effect as it does on the Archos, I.E. making
it run faster, and possibly saving some battery power? Maybe one for
the future, but can the HD be upgraded on the iriver?


-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Rocker
Sent: 27 October 2005 02:00
To: Rockbox
Subject: Re: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?

Hi patching the boot loader was a bit scary but if you take the easy
method you should be fine.

Flashing was more difficult to but with some sighted assistance you
can get it foresure. If your brave then you can try it yourself it
just involves memorizing the menu tree to run the patch. A good place
to get started from scratch is:

1. Patch a firmware using fwpatcher or the commandline tools.
2. Flash that firmware with the iriver firmware upgrade process.
3. Install daily/bleeding edge build onto harddisk.
4. Go Rockbox!

>From Jonas


----- Original Message -----
From: rob powell <>
To: Rockbox development <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 1:47 PM
Subject: has any blind user got an iriver working yet?

As the subject line says. Let me know how you’ve got on, as I’m about
to try it. Anyone know when the release for the 3X series units will
be available?



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