summaryrefslogtreecommitdiffstats
path: root/manual
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorNils Wallménius <nils@rockbox.org>2007-05-13 16:59:48 +0000
committerNils Wallménius <nils@rockbox.org>2007-05-13 16:59:48 +0000
commit96b8e1bb91203a7ee2d208be442ea230fdc226aa (patch)
tree81e4a725445b6d0250a73a9717d386ead7536137 /manual
parentf04e85a92ab6f5a8584350faa72771b2acb92a40 (diff)
downloadrockbox-96b8e1bb91203a7ee2d208be442ea230fdc226aa.tar.gz
rockbox-96b8e1bb91203a7ee2d208be442ea230fdc226aa.tar.bz2
rockbox-96b8e1bb91203a7ee2d208be442ea230fdc226aa.zip
Make ipod installation a little bit clearer. Introduce a subsection called 'Starting original firmware' for targets with dualboot. Improve uninstallation instructions as suggested by linuxstb. Closes FS#7079 and FS#7086
git-svn-id: svn://svn.rockbox.org/rockbox/trunk@13379 a1c6a512-1295-4272-9138-f99709370657
Diffstat (limited to 'manual')
-rw-r--r--manual/getting_started/installation.tex84
-rw-r--r--manual/getting_started/ipod_install.tex15
-rw-r--r--manual/rockbox_interface/main.tex73
3 files changed, 83 insertions, 89 deletions
diff --git a/manual/getting_started/installation.tex b/manual/getting_started/installation.tex
index 7bdcb3587b..c56a2d0d81 100644
--- a/manual/getting_started/installation.tex
+++ b/manual/getting_started/installation.tex
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ software.
most of the Rockbox code is contained in a
``build'' that resides on your \daps{} drive. This makes it easy to
update Rockbox. The build consists of a directory called
- \fname{.rockbox} containg all of Rockbox' files, which is located in the
+ \fname{.rockbox} containing all of Rockbox' files, which is located in the
root of your \daps{} drive.
\end{description}
@@ -309,15 +309,14 @@ The new build will be installed over your current build.
connect the \dap{} to your computer, and delete the
\fname{\firmwarefilename} file.
}
+\nopt{gigabeat,x5,archos}
+ {
+ \note{The Rockbox bootloader can start the original firmware on your \dap.
+ (See \reference{ref:Dualboot} for more information.)}}
-\opt{SWCODEC}{
+\opt{h10,h10_5gb}{
If you would like to go back to using the original \playerman{} software,
connect the \dap{} to your computer, and delete the
- \fname{/.rockbox/\firmwarefilename} file.
-}
-
-\opt{h10,h10_5gb}{
- Next, delete the
\opt{h10}{\fname{H10\_20GC.mi4}}\opt{h10_5gb}{\fname{H10.mi4}} file and rename
\fname{OF.mi4} to \opt{h10}{\fname{H10\_20GC.mi4}}\opt{h10_5gb}{\fname{H10.mi4}}
in the \fname{System} directory on your \playertype{}. As in the installation,
@@ -325,53 +324,50 @@ The new build will be installed over your current build.
}
\opt{e200}{
- You then need to follow the instructions to install the bootloader, but when
- prompted by sansapatcher, enter 'u' for uninstall, instead of 'i' for install.
- As in the installation, it may be necessary to first put your device into UMS
- mode.
+ If you would like to go back to using the original \playerman{} software,
+ connect the \dap{} to your computer, and follow the instructions to install
+ the bootloader, but when prompted by sansapatcher, enter 'u' for uninstall,
+ instead of 'i' for install. As in the installation, it may be necessary to
+ first put your device into UMS mode.
}
\optv{ipod}{
- You then need to follow the instructions to install the bootloader, but when
- prompted by ipodpatcher, enter 'u' for uninstall, instead of 'i' for install.
+ If you would like to go back to using the original \playerman{} software,
+ connect the \dap{} to your computer, and follow the instructions to install
+ the bootloader, but when prompted by ipodpatcher, enter 'u' for uninstall,
+ instead of 'i' for install.
}
\opt{m5,x5}{
- Download the original \playername{} firmware from the \playerman{} web site.
- And copy it to the \fname{FIRMWARE} directory on your \playername{}. Turn off the
- \dap{}, remove the USB cable and insert the charger. The original
- firmware will automatically be flashed.
+ If you would like to go back to using the original \playerman{} software,
+ connect the \dap{} to your computer, download the original \playername{}
+ firmware from the \playerman{} web site. And copy it to the \fname{FIRMWARE}
+ directory on your \playername{}. Turn off the \dap{}, remove the USB cable
+ and insert the charger. The original firmware will automatically be flashed.
}
-If you wish to clean up your disk, you may also wish to delete the
-\fname{.rockbox} folder and its contents.
-\nopt{m5,x5}{Turn the \playerman{} off.}
-
-\opt{h300}{Press and hold the \ButtonRec{} button.}
-
-\nopt{m5,x5}{Turn the \dap{} back on and the original \playerman{} software
- will load.}
-
-\opt{h1xx}{
+\opt{h1xx,h300}{
\note{
- There's no need to remove the installed boot loader. If you want to remove
- it, simply flash an unpatched \playerman{} firmware. Be aware that doing so
- will also remove the boot loader USB mode. As that mode can come in quite
- handy (especially when having disk errors) it is recommended to keep the
- boot loader. It also gives you the possibility of trying Rockbox anytime
- later by simply installing the distribution files.
+ If you want to remove the Rockbox bootloader, simply flash an unpatched
+ \playerman{} firmware. Be aware that doing so will also remove the boot
+ loader USB mode. As that mode can come in quite handy (especially when
+ having disk errors) it is recommended to keep the boot loader. It also
+ gives you the possibility of trying Rockbox anytime later by simply
+ installing the distribution files.
+ \opt{h1xx}{
+ The Rockbox bootlaoder will automatically start the original firmware if
+ the \fname{.rockbox} folder has been deleted.
+ }%
+ \opt{h300}{%
+ Although if you retain the Rockbox boot loader, you will need to hold the
+ \ButtonRec{} button each time you want to start the original firmware.
+ }
}
}
-\opt{h300}{
- \note{
- There's no need to remove the installed boot loader, although if you
- retain the Rockbox boot loader, you will need to hold the \ButtonRec{}
- button each time you want to start the original firmware. If you want to
- remove it simply flash an unpatched \playerman{} firmware. Be aware that
- doing so will also remove the boot loader USB mode. As that mode can come in
- quite handy (especially when having disk errors), you may wish to keep the
- boot loader. It also gives you the possibility of trying Rockbox anytime
- later by simply installing a new build.
- }
+If you wish to clean up your disk, you may also wish to delete the
+\fname{.rockbox} folder and its contents.
+\nopt{m5,x5}{Turn the \playerman{} off.
+ Turn the \dap{} back on and the original \playerman{} software will load.
}
+
diff --git a/manual/getting_started/ipod_install.tex b/manual/getting_started/ipod_install.tex
index d76f9f5683..0e672d7048 100644
--- a/manual/getting_started/ipod_install.tex
+++ b/manual/getting_started/ipod_install.tex
@@ -30,8 +30,9 @@ install the bootloader. After a short time you should see the message
``[INFO] Bootloader installed successfully.'' Press ENTER again to exit
ipodpatcher.
-\item Make sure you have a \fname{.rockbox} folder in the
-root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
+\item Make sure that you have correctly extracted a build of Rockbox so that
+you have a \fname{/.rockbox}, which contains all the files needed by Rockbox
+in the root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
package -- see \reference{sec:installing_firmware} for more information.
\item Disconnect your \dap{} in the usual way. The bootloader is now installed.
@@ -76,8 +77,9 @@ Wait for it to connect, and then eject and unplug it in the normal way.
prevent Rockbox immediately rebooting your \dap{} into disk mode when it
detects that your \dap{} is attached to a computer. }
-\item Make sure you have a \fname{.rockbox} folder in the
-root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
+\item Make sure that you have correctly extracted a build of Rockbox so that
+you have a \fname{/.rockbox}, which contains all the files needed by Rockbox
+in the root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
package -- see \reference{sec:installing_firmware} for more information.
\end{enumerate}
@@ -111,8 +113,9 @@ bootloader. Press i followed by ENTER, and ipodpatcher will now install the
bootloader. After a short time you should see the message ``[INFO] Bootloader
installed successfully.'' Press ENTER again to exit ipodpatcher.
-\item Make sure you have a \fname{.rockbox} folder in the
-root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
+\item Make sure that you have correctly extracted a build of Rockbox so that
+you have a \fname{/.rockbox}, which contains all the files needed by Rockbox
+in the root of your \daps{} drive and that you have also installed the fonts
package -- see \reference{sec:installing_firmware} for more information.
\item Disconnect your \dap{} in the usual way. The bootloader is now installed.
diff --git a/manual/rockbox_interface/main.tex b/manual/rockbox_interface/main.tex
index 430cf4837b..85f9a96120 100644
--- a/manual/rockbox_interface/main.tex
+++ b/manual/rockbox_interface/main.tex
@@ -167,68 +167,63 @@ To turn on and off your Rockbox enabled \dap{} use the following keys:
\label{ref:Safeshutdown}On shutdown, Rockbox automatically saves its settings.
+\opt{PLAYER_PAD,RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD}{%
+ In the unlikely event of a software failure, a hardware power off can be
+ performed by holding down
+ \opt{PLAYER_PAD}{\ButtonStop}%
+ \opt{RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD}{\ButtonOff}
+ until the \nopt{ondiosp,ondiofm}{\dap{} power light}%
+ \opt{ondiosp,ondiofm}{\daps{} display} goes off.%
+}
+
\nopt{gigabeat,x5,archos}
{
+ \subsection{Starting the original firmware}
+ \label{ref:Dualboot}
\opt{ipod}
- {
- Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware, shut
- down the device as described above. Turn on the ``hold'' switch
- immediately after turning the player on. Once Rockbox displays the
- message ``Loading original firmware ...'' you may turn the ``hold''
- switch off. Rockbox will boot into the original firmware.
+ {
+ Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware, shut
+ down the device as described above. Turn on the ``hold'' switch
+ immediately after turning the player on. Once Rockbox displays the
+ message ``Loading original firmware ...'' you may turn the ``hold''
+ switch off. Rockbox will boot into the original firmware.
- \note{The described method of dual-booting works with Rockbox bootloader
- version 2, which was released 16 December 2006. If you have the older
- bootloader, boot the original firmware by pressing \ButtonMenu{}
- immediately after turning on your Ipod. Do not release the
- \ButtonMenu{} button until you see the ``Loading original firmware...''
- message on the screen.}
+ \note{The described method of dual-booting works with Rockbox bootloader
+ version 2, which was released 16 December 2006. If you have the older
+ bootloader, boot the original firmware by pressing \ButtonMenu{}
+ immediately after turning on your Ipod. Do not release the
+ \ButtonMenu{} button until you see the ``Loading original firmware...''
+ message on the screen.}
- Regardless of which method you use to boot to the original firmware, you can
- return to Rockbox by pressing and holding \ButtonMenu{} and \ButtonSelect{}
+ Regardless of which method you use to boot to the original firmware, you can
+ return to Rockbox by pressing and holding \ButtonMenu{} and \ButtonSelect{}
simultaneously until the player reboots.
}
- \opt{h1xx}
+ \opt{h1xx,h300}
{
- Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
- press and hold the \ButtonRec{} button, and then press the \ButtonOn{}
- button.
- }
-
- \opt{h300}
- {
- Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
- press and hold the \ButtonRec{} button, and then press and hold the
- \ButtonOn{} button.
+ Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
+ when the \dap{} is turned off, press and hold the \ButtonRec{} button,
+ and then press the \ButtonOn{} button.
}
-
+
\opt{h10,h10_5gb}
{
- Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
+ Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
press and hold the \ButtonRew{} button while turning on the player.
- \note{The iriver firmware doesn't shut down properly when you turn it off,
- it only goes to sleep. To get back into Rockbox when exiting from the
+ \note{The iriver firmware doesn't shut down properly when you turn it off,
+ it only goes to sleep. To get back into Rockbox when exiting from the
iriver firmware, you will need to reset the player by \opt{h10}{inserting a
pin in the reset hole}\opt{h10_5gb}{taking out battery}.}
}
\opt{e200}
{
- Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
+ Rockbox has a dual-boot feature. To boot into the original firmware,
press and hold the \ButtonLeft{} button while turning on the player.
}
}
-
-\opt{PLAYER_PAD,RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD}{%
- In the unlikely event of a software failure, a hardware power off can be
- performed by holding down
- \opt{PLAYER_PAD}{\ButtonStop}%
- \opt{RECORDER_PAD,ONDIO_PAD}{\ButtonOff}
- until the \nopt{ondiosp,ondiofm}{\dap{} power light}%
- \opt{ondiosp,ondiofm}{\daps{} display} goes off.%
-}
\subsection{The first contact}
After you have first started the \dap{} you'll be presented by the