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Subject: Re: My IRiver will not talk

Re: My IRiver will not talk

From: Melissa Keys <>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 00:05:54 -0500

I'm going to take a look at the blind flashing page. It can't hurt to go
over it again. Thanks for the help!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn at home" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 10:59 PM
Subject: Re: My IRiver will not talk

> Hi Melissa,
> If I remember, you said that you downloaded the hex file, and patched it
> with the RockBox patch.
> Then the next step is to put the patched hex file onto the root, and then
> comes the flashing step.
> You need to enter the menus, with sighted assistance, or use the Blind
> flashing steps, which tells how many arrows to push.
> I can find it if you wish.
> But if you have sighted assistance, you enter the menus, right arrow once,
> and down arrow to
> "flash firmware"
> Then this will take a few minutes, and the player will shut itself off,
> and
> you will re-boot it all flashed.
> You should read the Blind flashing, if you haven't yet.
> Glenn
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Melissa Keys" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 10:51 PM
> Subject: Re: My IRiver will not talk
> Thanks again. Your help is definitely appreciated. I will tell you what
> I
> did and you can tell me if that was really what I should have done, or if
> I
> missed a step. I did a firmware upgrade, but don't know if that is the
> same
> thing as flashing.
> I downloaded a daily build since the manual said that there was not yet a
> stable release of Rockbox for the Iriver. the name of the file I
> downloaded
> was
> I unzipped the contents of that folder to the root directory of my player.
> If I still need to flash it let me know. I thought that just patching the
> firmware and then upgrading it would do the trick. thanks again! Your
> suggestion was helpful.
> Melissa
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rocker" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 9:12 PM
> Subject: Re: My IRiver will not talk
>> Hi,
>> Mel,
>> I have been following this thread and don't recall you stating that you
>> flashed the firmware? Have you done this from the Iriver after copying
>> the
>> patched file to the unit? Moreover, are you sure you downloaded the
>> correct
>> version of rockbox for the player?
>> Cheers...Keith
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Melissa Keys" <>
>> To: "Rockbox" <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 7:17 PM
>> Subject: Re: My IRiver will not talk
>> I think i've figured out that the Iriver firmware is loading rather than
>> the
>> rockbox. There is at least a 6 second pause after I push the on button
>> and
>> when I push the off button the player shuts down immediately rather than
>> letting the disk spin. Also, my mother told me that when it starts up
>> the
>> screen says Iriver and then starts telling me how many folders and files
>> are
>> on the player. Hope this might clarify some things. Anymore suggestions
>> are greatly appreciated. The unit still won't talk. I have performed a
>> few resets and the player still behaves the same way.
>> Melissa
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Julia Aguilar" <>
>> To: "'Rockbox'" <>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 13, 2006 3:22 PM
>> Subject: RE: My IRiver will not talk
>>> Melissa,
>>> For some reason, with my H-340, I need to sometimes push the menu button
>>> twice a bit quickly for it to speak the menus.
>>> On the english.voice file, make sure you rename the voice that you've
>>> installed and put into your langs folder english.voice. IF you just put
>>> the
>>> voice in the langs folder, it won't talk.
>>> HTH, and call me if you have any more trouble.
>>> Julia
Received on 2006-09-14

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