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Third Party => Repairing and Upgrading Rockbox Capable Players => Topic started by: relic00 on June 12, 2018, 11:09:31 AM

Title: ipod classic 120 after SSD?
Post by: relic00 on June 12, 2018, 11:09:31 AM
i am upgrading my ipod classic 120g to the iflash 128g ssd setup. the ipod already has rockbox installed. do i still have to restore with itunes?  god, i hope not... if not, what's the process?
Title: Re: ipod classic 120 after SSD?
Post by: saratoga on June 12, 2018, 11:43:42 AM
With blank storage there won't be anything on the iPod, so you'll need to restore and reinstall.

However, people sometimes report instability using those adapters with rockbox, so you may want to stick with the Apple firmware after modding.
Title: Re: ipod classic 120 after SSD?
Post by: cereal_killer on June 12, 2018, 12:08:45 PM
If the bootloader is already installed, isn't it enough to format the SSD to FAT32 and just copy a Rockbox build onto it?
Title: Re: ipod classic 120 after SSD?
Post by: saratoga on June 12, 2018, 12:15:18 PM
If the bootloader is already installed, isn't it enough to format the SSD to FAT32 and just copy a Rockbox build onto it?

Doesn't he need to restore to have dual boot working?
Title: Re: ipod classic 120 after SSD?
Post by: cereal_killer on June 12, 2018, 01:33:24 PM
I think I swapped the harddrive of my iPod 6G with a new one, that I just formatted to FAT32. I also had Rockbox installed previously. When I powered the iPod on, Rockbox bootloader complained about a missing rockbox.ipod(?) file and i just copied a fresh build over and everything worked. But I might confuse something, due to a lot harddrive replacements recently.