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Subject: Re: Rockbox query

Re: Rockbox query

From: Scott Erichsen <>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 23:32:42 +1100

Hi Brian,

Download a voice file from the rockox site and place it in .rockbox\langs
and it will work then.
Let me know if you need anymore info.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Hartgen" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 11:17 PM
Subject: Rockbox query

> Hi
> I have an iRiver H340, I am a totally blind user, and wanted to install
> Rockbox, accepting of course that it is in its early stages of
> development.
> At the moment, although I have installed Rockbox, it does not appear to be
> working and I wondered if anyone could please help. Here is what I did.
> 1. I downloaded firmware version 1.29EU as I live in the UK, unzipped the
> archive to reveal the H300.hex file.
> 2. I then downloaded the program to patch the firmware, and accordingly
> patched it. I got a confirmation message to say that the patch had been
> successfully done.
> 3. I put the newly patched .hex file on the iRiver.
> 4. I asked my wife to go to the general menu, then update firmware. A
> confirmation message appeared asking me not to touch the unit while the
> update was going ahead. It then switched itself off. I know there has
> been a firmware change since I now have a "record" folder whereas I had
> previously deleted that.
> 5. I downloaded the latest Rockbox for the iRiver 300 series as a zipped
> archive, unzipped it to the iRiver. I now have the rockbox.iriver file
> and the Rockbox folder on the iRiver.
> Given that it is not talking right now, I have some questions.
> 1. How do I verify that I do in fact have the Rockbox bootloader on the
> unit so we know it is active?
> 2. Is there anything else I can do to check that Rockbox is running even
> though it is not speaking?
> Thanks for any help.
> Brian Hartgen
Received on 2005-12-30

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