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Subject: Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 66, Issue 13

Re: rockbox Digest, Vol 66, Issue 13

From: Jeff Backus <>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:43:22 -0500

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Dave Hooper <> wrote:

> This could happen, but only if the last time you used your ipod, you didn't
> boot rockbox (you booted into the apple firmware instead). When you
> subsequently plug in usb after the ipod has 'shut down' it really only
> 'wakes up' the apple firmware.
> If you boot into rockbox, then shutdown the ipod (hold down play until
> rockbox says shutting down) and THEN (while still turned off and with the
> hold switch off), it should always boot into rockbox.
> If not, we have a very interesting new test case.
This sounds what is likely happening. Until recently I kept my iPod in a
backpack w/ the hold switch on. It is very likely something could bump the
click wheel w/ enough force to wake the iPod up. At which point it would
load the Apple firmware then proceed to sit idle until it put itself to


Jeff Backus

Received on 2011-02-24

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