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Subject: Re: starting over again with rockbox

Re: starting over again with rockbox

From: Leonard Morris <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 07:43:55 +0800

Thanks much for the information.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kane Brolin" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 7:10 AM
Subject: Re: starting over again with rockbox

> Since my iPod is similar to yours, I'll attempt to answer your
> questions. In ccase you're still confused, write me privately at
> On 1/8/08, Leonard Morris <> wrote:
>> I have an Ipod video 60GB 5.5 generation that I put rockbox on. The dude
>> has
>> never spoken a word so I got frustrated and decided to start all over
>> again
>> including restoring the Ipod back to factory settings on the computer
>> with
>> sighted assistance.
> Leonard, restoring isn't a bad thing. Even since my iPod started
> working with Rockbox, I've done this a couple of times when I received
> too many errors or file transfer glitches. Of course, you want to be
> sure you've saved any files placed on the iPod to a backup location
> prior to restoring, because all content present on the iPod prior to
> your restore process will be erased. You probably already knew that.
>> 1. I was using the win32 installer package dated
>> 11/13/2007 is that one ok for my Ipod model, or should I be using a
>> different package?
> The one I always have used is found at
>> 2. I got the voice ipodvideo-20080108-english.voice which I think I have
>> to
>> rename english.voice and place it in the langs folder is this the correct
>> voice?
> Yes, it's the correct voice as long as you're using the most
> up-to-date version of Rockbox, which also should be dated 8 January,
> 2008.
>> 3. Anything else I should be doing just holla back and let me know.
>> Thanks.
> Leonard, if you want to have Rockbox speak the names of your files as
> you navigate through them with the scroll wheel, you'll need either to
> create spoken-word .Talk clips or to have your computer generate these
> automatically using Windows XP's or Vista's text-to-speech engine. If
> you do the latter, as I do, you'll need to use a program called
> Voicebox+ to generate these .Talk clips.
> This past Saturday, 5 January, I uploaded my basic tutorial on
> installing and running Rockbox on the iPod Video to this newsgroup.
> Look at that document if you need more details, or write to me
> privately and I can send it to you in MS Word. I too am a totally
> blind iPod user and successfully been employing Rockbox for about six
> months.
> -Kane
Received on 2008-01-09

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