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Subject: Re: iPod 5G Video 60GB

Re: iPod 5G Video 60GB

From: Joe <>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 16:48:06 -0500


Looks like your question was already answered, and if you don't mind
compiling the cvs source, you can add a patch that will have your iPod 60
gig video use 64M memory . I use Suse 10.1, and think Rockbox is really
nice but use the Apple firmware more often because it is not as hard on the
battery - of course the battery would last longer in Rockbox if I didn't play
with it more than listen to music.. I use gtkpod, amarok of yamipod to set up
the Apple side and ran a little program "dbtotag" to convert the iTunes.db to
files the Rockbox can understand.


On Monday 04 December 2006 07:10, Alan Davies wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm quite excited to have found you through a Linux organization of
> which I'm a member. I'm having a bit of a problem getting Rockbox setup
> on my iPod and hoping someone can tell me where/what I need to change.
> First, I followed the directions for installation and achieved a certain
> amount of success.
> It appears I was able to load the bootstrap as I see the system boot,
> the Rockbox logo comes up, then it goes away showing a in very small
> print the directories on the root of the iPod (calendar, contacts, . .
> ., rockbox). That's where the it all ends. If I select Rockbox, the
> logo comes up again but then it brings me back to the same menu. I also
> tried to unzip Rockbox to the iPod root as directed by the
> documentation, but the same results.
> Any help is appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> Alan Davies
Received on 2006-12-04

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