• Status Closed
  • Percent Complete
  • Task Type Feature Requests
  • Category Bootloader
  • Assigned To No-one
  • Operating System iPod Nano
  • Severity Medium
  • Priority Very Low
  • Reported Version Daily build (which?)
  • Due in Version Undecided
  • Due Date Undecided
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Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by neoliv - 2006-09-12
Last edited by Marc_Guay - 2008-06-13

FS#5977 - Menu Key does not prevent from going to USB mode at boot time.

1 If you hold the menu key down early while booting it goes to original firmware.
If in normal rockbox mode you hold the menu key down while pluging an USB cable it prevents the switch to USB-mode.
If you hold the menu key down with a plugged cable and just after the initial boot sequence (1) you can’t prevent the switch to USB-mode. Wrong :)

- Why would you need that? To avoid having to plug/unplug the USB/battery cable and still be able to boot in normal mode (not in original firware or
Why would I need that badly enough to set such a hight severity? Because my Ipod keeps thinking it has a cable plugged (even when disconnected). And I’m not able to boot in normal rockbox mode anymore (which renders my ipod quite useless).

Could you check if the menu button is pressed before going to USB-mode during the boot
for your very needed help... my ipod is standing there mimicking a quite expensive doorstop.


PS: I put that in bootloader section because I’m not sure where and when the boot to USB-mode decision is made.

Closed by  zagor
2008-06-13 05:14
Reason for closing:  Out of Date
Additional comments about closing:  

Closing all feature requests.

Has this behavior changed at all now that disk mode/apple firmware is initiated with the hold switch?

Sorry I’m no more able to tell... my ipod is
I’m still looking for a replacment player that supports rockbox but unable to buy anything that’s compatible :(


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