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Subject: Re: Installing rockbox on the iAudio X5

Re: Installing rockbox on the iAudio X5

From: Kitson Kelly <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 11:46:51 -0500

If you have .rockbox installed on the root of your X5 then all you need to
do is "flash" the bootloader by going to and downloading the
x5v_fw.bin or x5_fw.bin depending on model and copying it to the firmware
folder and then plugging into the power and restarting the iAudio.

On 7/20/06, Christian Schoepplein <> wrote:
> Hi list,
> how do I install the rockbox software onto my new iAudio X5 player?
> I downloaded the latest build and if I extract the archive I get a
> .rockbox directory and a rockbox.iAudio file. Unfortunatly the latest
> manual on the X5 isn't uptodate and the installation of bootmanager is
> not jet explained for this device.
> Can someone give me a quick description please?
> Kind regards,
> Christian
> --
> Christian Schoepplein <chris at>
> Manage your communication:
> Linux for the blind:
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Received on 2006-07-20

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