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Subject: Re: Help with Iaudio installation please

Re: Help with Iaudio installation please

From: Graham Roby <>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2006 14:07:50 -0000

Hi Brandon and list,

Further to my earlier email, a sighted friend says when we try and turn the
player on, she can see rockbox bootloader version 2 before the screen goes
blank and the hard drive dies. Don't know if this is any more of an
indication as to what the problem could be?

Any help greatfully received


----- Original Message -----
From: "Brandon Hicks" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Monday, November 20, 2006 11:51 PM
Subject: Re: Help with Iaudio installation please

> Hi,
> I'm assuming you want Rockbox on your player. After you copy the .bin
> file, you need to additionally download the daily build for X5. If you
> plug your unit in with just the bootloader installed, the problem you
> stated will happen, but you will still be able to read and write to the
> drive with the USB connection. Once the folder .rockbox and the file
> rockbox.iaudio files are copied, the device should spin up properly.
> Any further questions you can contact me offlist.
> Brandon
> Graham Roby wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just got the Iaudio x5 l 30gb today.
>> After charging the player, I installed the bootloader x5_fw_.bin in to
>> the firmware folder as directed by the manual.
>> I then disconnected from the pc and plugged in the charger. After a short
>> while I then reconnected to the pc.
>> For some reason now the hard drive won't spin up, it sounds like it
>> tries to do so twice and remains in action for about five seconds
>> spinning up, dying, trying to spin up again and finally stopping. There
>> is a message that comes up saying audio and then it reverts to charging.
>> I'm assuming here that I'm still turning the machine on by sliding the
>> button on the top right of the player forward and holding it there for a
>> couple of seconds or so?
>> Any help would be greatfully received.
>> Kind regards
>> Graham
Received on 2006-11-21

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