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Subject: RE: ipod hard drive

RE: ipod hard drive

From: daniel dalton <>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 19:10:53 +1000

Woody Anna Dresner <> wrote:
> Original message
> I have tried the following.
> 1. Switch the hold switch to the hold position and then back off
> hold. 2. Press select +menu. 3. Press select +play when the apple
> logo appears.
> But this doesn't work.
> Hi,
> The way to boot to the Apple firmware is to press Menu and Select,
> immediately turn Hold on while keeping Menu and Select held down,
> then release everything and turn Hold off when the Apple firmware
> starts loading.
> You wrote:
> If I remove the hard drive from the ipod is there a way I can test
> it? I can't even boot the apple firmware and if I turn it on it says
> can not find rockbox.ipod. I haven't installed a build of rockbox
> only the boot loader.
> Response:
> You are being told that the bootloader can't find the Rockbox
> firmware because you haven't installed the Rockbox firmware. It
> sounds like your iPod is working fine - it just needs firmware. Good
> luck.

Well windows won't detect it. So that makes me think it is a hard drive
problem. I will try it on my computer again and see how I go.
I tried disk mode as well

Daniel Dalton
Received on 2007-07-02

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