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Subject: Re: Rockbox 3.14 released! automatic update issue

Re: Rockbox 3.14 released! automatic update issue

From: Jon Lewis via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 14:50:05 -0400

Hi Rockboxers --

I have a question about the new 3.14 as it might pertain to the (officially
unstable but very usable) iPod Classic 160 GB. My iPod Classic 160 GB is
currently set up with a special rockbox build which allows it to reliably
be mounted on my Macbook. I learned about it originally from this forum
thread:

http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php/topic,43493.msg220761.html#msg220761

I'm not technically astute with such things but I understand that it works
by fooling the Macbook into thinking the iPod is not an iPod. At the time
that I installed this build, I had been using Rockbox on this iPod Classic
for a couple of years but was never able to mount it on my Macbook -- I had
to do all my file management via the PC I use at my job. So this special
rockbox build was and continues to be a godsend.

Some of the new features on 3.14 sound really tempting to me. But I'm
wondering if I'll be able to mount my Rockboxed iPod Classic on my Macbook
reliably if I update the iPod Classic to 3.14. I see from the final post on
the thread I linked above that the responsible person is hosting this
special build on a different URL now, and the last iteration of it was on
March 5, so maybe I should just wait until he makes a 3.14 version of it?

Sorry for all the technical details I probably got wrong. Long story short,
I want to continue using my iPod 160 easily on OSX but hope to get access
to the new RB features.

Thanks,

Jon Lewis

On Mon, May 1, 2017 at 10:16 PM, Laz via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
wrote:

> On 5/1/17, Sheldon via rockbox <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se> wrote:
> > The servers have been updated for me. I tried rockbox utility again at 5
> > pm EDT Monday and it now shows the 3.14 release instead of the 3.13
> > release at 1 am EDT. Quick work.
> > As to Clip zip, I have no problems.
> >
> I updated a Clip Plus and was able to create a voice file but the
> player freezes when I try to switch to English US so it'll use the new
> voice file.
>
> > On 5/1/2017 4:26 PM, Frank Gevaerts via rockbox wrote:
> >> On Mon, May 01, 2017 at 01:45:31PM +0200, Fanus via rockbox wrote:
> >>> Hello listers
> >>> I installed the new version 3.14 but now RBClip and Voicebox do not
> work
> >>> on windows10 so that I can set the voice for all the filenames and
> menus
> >>> on the Clip Zip. Has anyone found a fix?
> >> Can you try again? There was a problem with the download server not
> >> entirely knowing about 3.14, but that's fixed now.
> >>
> >> Frank
> >>
> >>
> >
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