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Subject: Re: [SOLVED] ipod photo stalls at apple logo

Re: [SOLVED] ipod photo stalls at apple logo

From: greg matthews <>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:07:16 +0000

Just thought I'd update this thread for anyone who experiences the same problem.

I eventually got Rockbox running on the ipod photo by manually
installing an older version of the bootloader. This leads me to
believe my initial guess that this is a bootloader problem rather than
a problem with rockbox itself.


On 1 November 2011 18:27, greg matthews <> wrote:
> yup, could try an fsck. note that I don't have any access to a windows
> pc at all. However, I do have access to a Mac Book Air running OSX ( I
> think).
> My file level restore of the original ipod files does not seem to have
> worked very well as nothing appears in playlists/albums/etc. folders.
> The Apple firmware appears to be working ok tho. It is not the end of
> the world - I'm not likely to use the ipod unless I get rockbox
> running anyway.
> Don't have time tonight but will post an update on my next attempt...
> On 1 November 2011 16:57, Dave Hooper <> wrote:
>> Ok but I think you mentioned that you had a different model of ipod.
>> Maybe, the original poster could perform a fsck and check for bad sectors
>> before taking anything apart.
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Greg Matthews
Received on 2011-11-23

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