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Subject: Re: How accessible is rbutil for the blinds ?

Re: How accessible is rbutil for the blinds ?

From: Dominik Wenger <>
Date: Sat, 09 Jun 2007 20:47:54 +0200

Robin Christopherson schrieb:
> Dear listers
> I am blind and would happily try the accessibility of the util but for
> one concern. I have an older version of Rockbox on an iRiver H340 and
> would like to update it if I knew for sure that the version that the
> rbutil would find and install would work properly and have the relevant
> voice files etc.

As Peter H. reported, its not really accessible at moment, as the device
selection isnt reachable via Tabs. I am working on it..

> Can I be confident that running rbutil will identify and install the
> right versions of the bootloader, the firmware and the voicefiles and
> that all will be working properly afterwards?

rbutil will download and install the newest version of the bootloader
and rockbox ( seperate buttons), but at the moment there is no
downloading of voice files.
But otherwise there shouldnt be any problems.

> Is there any insurance measures I can take before trying it out? Like
> copying the .rockbox folder and rockbox.iriver files from my iRiver onto
> my computer before trying it so that at least I can get back to where I
> was before (minus the old bootloader anyway)?
> Any reassurances/clarification welcomed.
> Thanks, Robin.

so please wait, for the next Version before trying rbutil.
Received on 2007-06-09

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