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Installation / Removal => Manual Installation => Apple - Installation/Removal => Topic started by: vuittion on December 04, 2006, 02:18:31 PM

Title: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: vuittion on December 04, 2006, 02:18:31 PM
I have just installed Rockbox on my new 5.5g ipod.

my question is can I update the firmware using the daily 5g updates or do I have to use a special patched firmware for the 5.5g

many thanks.
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Slasher on December 05, 2006, 08:43:18 AM
Daily builds should work fine. Patched builds are needed only for the bootloader at the moment (if you ever need to compile it by yourself).
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Myros on December 05, 2006, 01:31:25 PM
WHAT?!? You can install rockbox on your 5.5g ipod video?? I can't do that? How do you do? Me, when I try to install rockbox in the ipod pather 0-1-2 (etc) on the ms-dos windows, she speak that the peripheral is not ready.   Please explain me how arrange that. Please!!!!  Show the most details possible.

Thank you in advance

P.s:  I hope my anglish is understanding for a french talker of Quebec  :D...
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: vuittion on December 06, 2006, 02:18:25 AM

Daily builds should work fine. Patched builds are needed only for the bootloader at the moment (if you ever need to compile it by yourself).


Thank you for the reply much appreciated

Rockbox is up and running just fine on my ipod 5.5g im very happy :D
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: gravedigg154 on December 08, 2006, 11:24:55 PM

WHAT?!? You can install rockbox on your 5.5g ipod video?? I can't do that? How do you do? Me, when I try to install rockbox in the ipod pather 0-1-2 (etc) on the ms-dos windows, she speak that the peripheral is not ready.   Please explain me how arrange that. Please!!!!  Show the most details possible.

Thank you in advance

P.s:  I hope my anglish is understanding for a french talker of Quebec  :D...

Ok i don't know what help I could be but make sure you have the rockbox.ipod file in the root of your iPod and then type c: then type cd \(whatever you named the folder) then ipodpatch 0 then 1 etc. Sorry if i don't help. :-\
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Uncle Roger on December 18, 2006, 04:11:38 PM
I thought that the 5.5g iPods aren't supported?  I got an 80gb model for my birthday (I love my wife!) but haven't used it yet, because I really don't want to install iTunes.  (I just want to copy my MP3's over, dammit!)

So, is it supported?  Or maybe it only works on the 30gb model?  Or it's still in beta?  Or...?

Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: linuxstb on December 18, 2006, 04:16:01 PM
Rockbox works on the 30GB 5.5g, but not the 80GB.  To install on a 30GB 5.5g you must follow the new install instructions here:

http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IpodInstallationBeta
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Uncle Roger on December 18, 2006, 05:00:40 PM
Only the 30gb...  8^(  Are there plans to support the 80gb models?  I would really love to run Rockbox instead of the Apple software.  Thanks!
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Llorean on December 18, 2006, 05:02:09 PM
It's not really an issue of just choosing "to support" the 80gb model. There's still some discovery that needs to be made as to why we can't simply support it now. So it's more than just spending time doing something known, for this one.
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: ges on December 20, 2006, 08:44:32 PM
 ??? How do i get back to Apple Firmware? if it's possible.
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: scorche on December 21, 2006, 01:24:37 AM
You are going to want to look at the IpodFAQ located here (http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IpodFAQ)
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: radiated on December 24, 2006, 07:21:18 PM

Rockbox works on the 30GB 5.5g, but not the 80GB.  To install on a 30GB 5.5g you must follow the new install instructions here:

http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IpodInstallationBeta


Is there an alternative location for this install instructions as rockbox.org is down for the moment?
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: bro2baseball on December 24, 2006, 10:11:46 PM
Try the Google cache of the page

here:

http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:5CG0O18iEMMJ:www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/IpodInstallation+http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=3

bro2
Title: Re: question 5.5g firmware
Post by: Febs on December 25, 2006, 11:47:51 AM
Or look in the manual, which can be downloaded from http://download.rockbox.org.