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Subject: Re: obtaining iriver firmware updates

Re: obtaining iriver firmware updates

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 10:40:01 +0100

On 12/22/05, Hamish Mackenzie <> wrote:
> Hi Just a quick question for you guys. This weekend I am going to take
> the plunge and install Rockbox on my H340. My current firmware is the
> EU version and I was wondering if it would be okay to use the latest
> Korean version as I hear the volume limitation that is included in EU
> versions of the firmware is not present and the FM band for the radio is
> broader. If I do want to use the Korean would I be better to initially
> just up date the existing EU version with the KR version and then patch
> the Korean version with the bootloader for Rockbox or just go ahead and
> patch the Korean version and update the existing EU firmware with the
> patched Korean version?

If you install rockbox, it will play music without any limitation,
whatever firmware you patched rockbox in.
Furthermore, with patching and installing one firmware, you are
completely uninstalling the previous version. So if you want to
install KR for the file formats that rockbox is not yet supporting, it
does not matter what you box was running before.

Received on 2005-12-22

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