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Subject: Re: charging the ipod video

Re: charging the ipod video

From: Jack Zhou <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 20:48:35 -0800

lol ok I use Apple's firmware to charge.

On 1/24/07, Jean-Philippe Monteiro <>
> On Thursday 25 January 2007 10:57, Jack Zhou wrote:
> > Well you can charge it from a wall outlet if you have a USB adapter.
> >
> There's kind of a bug there: in a wall outlet, the iPod believes USB's
> being
> active, so switch to usb mode, then realize nothing's coming, and
> reboot...
> to realize there's usb plugged in, so enter usb mode again, but then...
> And
> so on & forever.
> This, if you switched rockbox off to recharge. Workaround is Not to switch
> off, and plug to the wall while holding "menu" key pressed, so it does not
> switches mode.
> I use a JBL sort of iPodBase loudspeaker set to recharge at night, spare
> me
> the hassle of switching it to the laptop when I don't need to work the
> files
> on it. Can't switch it completely off though, has to stay "on".
> Jean-Philippe.
> SuSE93 Linux Kernell KDE 3.4.0 Kontact 1.1 Kmail 1.8

Jack Zhou
Received on 2007-01-25

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