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@@ -17,19 +17,28 @@ step once.
\begin{enumerate}
\item Make sure you are logged into your computer as Administrator, or a
-user with Administrator privileges and connect your \dap{}.
+user with Administrator privileges and connect your \dap{}. If you have
+configured iTunes to open automatically when your \dap{} is attached
+(the default behaviour), then wait for it to open and then quit it. You
+also need to ensure the ``Enable use as disk'' option is enabled for
+your \dap{} in iTunes.
\item Download ipodpatcher.exe from
\download{bootloader/ipod/ipodpatcher/win32/ipodpatcher.exe}
and run it.
\item If all has gone well, you should see some information displayed about
-your ipod and a message asking you if you wish to install the Rockbox
+your \dap{} and a message asking you if you wish to install the Rockbox
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 \note{If ipodpatcher fails to install the bootloader for you, please
+be certain that you do indeed have a supported iPod model. If you do, run
+ipodpatcher once more and try again. If you don't, then do not attempt to
+install again.}
+
\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
@@ -44,20 +53,16 @@ package -- see \reference{sec:installing_fonts} for more information.
\begin{enumerate}
\item Attach your \dap{} to your Mac and wait for its icon to appear in
-Finder. If you have configured itunes to open automatically when your
+Finder. If you have configured iTunes to open automatically when your
\dap{} is attached (the default behaviour), then wait for it to open and
then quit it. You also need to ensure the ``Enable use as disk'' option
-is enabled for your \dap{} in itunes.
-
-\item\label{subsec:macos_umount} Open up Disk Utility
-(in Applications $\rightarrow$ Utilities) and click
-on the name of your \dap{} (e.g. DAVES IPOD) in the list on the left
-pane. Then click on the ``unmount'' icon at the top. \warn{Do \emph{not}
-click on the ``eject'' icon.}
+is enabled for your \dap{} in iTunes.
\item Download and open ipodpatcher.dmg from
\download{bootloader/ipod/ipodpatcher/macosx/ipodpatcher.dmg}
-and then double-click on the ipodpatcher icon inside.
+and then double-click on the ipodpatcher icon inside. You can also
+drag the ipodpatcher icon to a location on your hard drive and launch
+it from the Terminal.
\item If all has gone well, you should see some
information displayed about your \dap{} and a message asking you if you
@@ -66,10 +71,10 @@ 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 and then quit the Terminal application.
-\item \warn{If you received a ``Resource busy'' error from
-ipodpatcher, then this means you did not complete step
-\ref{subsec:macos_umount}. Go back to Disk Utility, unmount your
-\dap{} and then run ipodpatcher again.}
+\item \note{If ipodpatcher fails to install the bootloader for you, please
+be certain that you do indeed have a supported iPod model. If you do, run
+ipodpatcher once more and try again. If you don't, then do not attempt to
+install again.}
\item Your \dap{} will now automatically reconnect itself to your Mac.
Wait for it to connect, and then eject and unplug it in the normal way.