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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 08:07:46 -0400

It does it on my desktop, but not on my laptop. I need to do more
investigating before I file a bug, to see if there is any sort of
pattern to it so that it can be reproduced.

Rob Powell wrote:
> I've found that it resets too, but thought it was a me thing. Maybe
> that's the cause.
> Rob At 12:32 27/07/2006, you wrote:
>> > 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
>> itself.
>> 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 ~~

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Received on 2006-07-27

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