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Subject: iPod differences

iPod differences

From: Brian Hartgen <>
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 14:55:12 -0000


Someone has sent me an iPod on which to install Rockbox. However I am not
sure if it is an iPod video or photo. Even when I connect it to iTunes 7
where I can see the details about it, iTunes just tells me it is an iPod.
What's the best way please of determining this so I can install Rockbox?


Brian Hartgen

Brian Hartgen

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Chapman" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2006 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: Which iPod?

> Support for the 30GB "5.5G" is very close (i.e. a few days at the most)
> to becoming official. I'm just working on finalising a new set of
> install procedures (based on a new, all-powerful version of ipodpatcher)
> and building/testing the necessary binaries.
> This will then make identifying a compatible video ipod simple - if it's
> 30GB or 60GB, then it will work with Rockbox, if it's 80GB it won't (at
> the moment).
> Also, the support for the 5.5G will be fully automatic. i.e. users
> won't need to know if they've got a 5G or 5.5G video ipod before
> installing - exactly the same version of Rockbox and the same install
> procedures will work on both.
> Dave.
Received on 2006-12-16

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