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Subject: Re: IO device error with ipod

Re: IO device error with ipod

From: Matthew Caron <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 07:32:14 -0400

> Hi, and thanks for that. My problem is that I use speech with my
> computer, have no experience whatever of linux, and don't know whether
> rebooting into linux would stop my speech working.

It probably wouldn't work very well - text to speech (and the other way
around) is quite primitive under Linux at the moment.

> Re the USB for ipods, is it not working already?

No. When you plug in an iPod, the Rockbox firmware reboots into the
Apple firmware, putting it into the Apple firmware's mass storage device
mode. In theory, the Rockbox firmware should be able to do the USB stuff

I'm finding it especially annoying because, on some machines, after
disconnecting from USB, the iPod likes to reset the Rockbox configuration.
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 ~~ Matt Caron ~~
Received on 2006-07-27

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