Rockbox

  • Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
    100%
  • Task Type Bugs
  • Category Rbutil
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System Another
  • Severity Low
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Rbutil 1.2.7
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by phixxor - 2010-08-23
Last edited by bluebrother - 2011-03-20

FS#11563 - Rbutil fails to autodetect, Mac.

For the Sansa Clip+ on Mac OS X

Opened Rockbox Utils, configuration dialog pops up.
Browse to select the clip+ (”/Volumes/SANSA CLIPP”

Click “autodetect” gives this error and grays out all the selectable media players.

Screenshot provided

IRC Conversation:
<phixxor> “Unless you changed this installation will fail!” <phixxor> changed what?
* BHSPitMonkey (~stephen@unaffiliated/bhspitmonkey) has joined #rockbox
<phixxor> you might want to improve your error messages
<JdGordon|> where the heck did that come from?
<phixxor> trying to autodetect
<phixxor> this page is helping me though: http://www.rockbox.org/wiki/GraphicalInstall specifically “Ipod and Sansa players require you to have administrator permissions.” <phixxor> does that mean I need to run rockbox utility as an admin somehow?
<saratoga_> i don’t think its needed on the clip+, just the older sansas
<phixxor> saratoga_, interesting. what could be the problem then?
<saratoga_> what was your problem?
<phixxor> scroll up: starting from “Unless you changed this installation will fail!” <saratoga_> i read that, i just don’t know what you’re talking about
<phixxor> I’ll take a screenshot
<saratoga_> can’t you just describe your problem in words
<phixxor> already did
<phixxor> i clicked autodetect and got that error
<phixxor> http://imgur.com/rc4Kp <saratoga_> never seen that before, but random guess: is that path correct?
<JdGordon|> please file a bug with that image
<phixxor> can you point me to your bug filing system?
<JdGordon|> maybe it doesnt like the space in the path name
<phixxor> i tried with an underscore too – should I try a \

end of IRC Conversation

Closed by  bluebrother
2011-03-20 10:58
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  

should be fixed with r29621.

<phixxor> you might want to improve your error messages

No, thanks – the error message is good enough. The problem is that there seems to be a bug when displaying the error message which cuts of the important part of it. So I’d rather fix the error message display than “improving” the message itself.

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