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Installation / Removal => Manual Installation => Apple - Installation/Removal => Topic started by: DaFoxx on September 06, 2006, 07:27:27 PM

Title: Deleted Partition
Post by: DaFoxx on September 06, 2006, 07:27:27 PM
I wanted to reset my iPod nano 2GB back to normal so I've decided to delete the partition table of my iPod like I would with my Linux. And now my iPod seem to be broken because I can't seem to be able to force it into boot mode or when it loads it just shows the Rockbox boot loader...

Can anyone tell me how I can fix this?

Anyone know whats wrong with it?! Is there a way to fix this?!
Title: Re: Deleted Partition
Post by: stripwax on September 07, 2006, 03:52:40 AM
Deleting the partition table of your ipod will mean your ipod is unable to boot.  Not quite sure why you assumed that this would be the right way to reset your ipod to original settings.  The ipod needs to be able to boot up, so .. ?   So what's wrong with it is that you did something unreasonable to your ipod.

This isn't really anything to do with Rockbox, though, right?  If I took a non-rockbox iPod and deleted the partition table it would probably behave in a similar way..

Try using Apple's tool to reset your ipod back to factory settings.
Title: Re: Deleted Partition
Post by: L on September 07, 2006, 06:33:11 AM
Deleting the partition table of your ipod will mean your ipod is unable to boot.  Not quite sure why you assumed that this would be the right way to reset your ipod to original settings.  The ipod needs to be able to boot up, so .. ?   So what's wrong with it is that you did something unreasonable to your ipod.

This isn't really anything to do with Rockbox, though, right?  If I took a non-rockbox iPod and deleted the partition table it would probably behave in a similar way..

Try using Apple's tool to reset your ipod back to factory settings.

You can use the HP USB tool formatting program.