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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326  % $Id$ % \subsection{Installing the bootloader} \warn{These instructions are preliminary and may contain errors! Please check the wiki for up-to-date and improved installation instructions! If you find errors you're of course welcomed to report them so we can fix it for the next daily builds.} Installing the bootloader is the trickiest part of the installation. The process is different depending on your operating system, but before starting, connect the \dap{} to the computer using either an USB \fixme{or Firewire?} cable. Next, create a folder on the computer's harddrive and download the following file to that folder: \opt{ipodvideo}{\url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-video.bin}} \opt{ipodnano}{\url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-nano.bin}} \opt{ipodmini}{\url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-mini1g.bin} or \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-mini1g.bin} depending on which generation your \dap{} is.\fixme{Describe how to identify 1/2G}} \opt{ipodcolor}{\url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-color.bin}} \opt{ipod4g}{\url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/bootloader-4g.bin}} When that is done, proceed to the section below that matches the operating system on the computer. \note{These instructions all require you to have administrator rights on your computer, regardless of the operating system.} \note{Rockbox only works on FAT32 partitions (called Windows formatted'' by Apple). So if your \dap{} is Mac formatted (HFS+), you should first convert it to FAT32. Information on how to do this can be found on the Rockbox website. \fixme{Include these instructions?}} \subsubsection{Windows users} \begin{enumerate} \item Download the following two programs and save them in the folder just created. These programs will be used in the next steps: \begin{itemize} \item \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/ipodpatcher.exe} \item \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/ipod_fw.exe} \end{itemize} \item Locate the \dap{} by opening a command window. You can do this by clicking Start'', Execute'' and typing \fname{cmd}. Press Enter to execute that command. Now change directory to the folder you created and run the following commands: \begin{code} ipodpatcher 0 ipodpatcher 1 ipodpatcher 2 ipodpatcher 3 \end{code} Keep increasing the number until the \dap{} is located. Output for an unsuccessful attempt to contact the \dap{}... \begin{code} C:/rockbox>ipodpatcher 0 ipodpatcher v0.3 - (C) Dave Chapman 2006 This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. [INFO] Reading partition table from \textbackslash\textbackslash{}.\textbackslash{}PhysicalDrive0 Drive is not an iPod, aborting \end{code} A successful connection to the \dap{} will look similar to this... \begin{code} C:\textbackslash{}rockbox>ipodpatcher 6 ipodpatcher v0.3 - (C) Dave Chapman 2006 This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. [INFO] Reading partition table from \textbackslash\textbackslash{}.\textbackslash{}PhysicalDrive6 Part Start Sector End Sector Size (MB) Type 0 63 160649 78.4 Empty (0x00) 1 160650 7984304 3820.1 W95 FAT32 (0x0b) \end{code} Remember the number that corresponds to your \dap{} -- in the following steps, \emph{N} should be replaced with the number just found. \item Now, extract the firmware partition currently on the \dap{} with the following command: \begin{code} ipodpatcher -r \emph{N} bootpartition.bin \end{code} \note{You should keep a safe backup of this \fname{bootpartition.bin} file for use if you ever wish to either upgrade the Rockbox bootloader or uninstall Rockbox from your Ipod} \item Extract the Apple firmware from the partition image image just created: \begin{code} ipod_fw -o apple_os.bin -e 0 bootpartition.bin \end{code} \optv{ipodvideo}{ \item Similarly, extract the Broadcom firmware: \begin{code} ipod_fw -o apple_sw_5g_rcsc.bin -e 1 bootpartition.bin \end{code} } \item Merge the Rockbox bootloader you downloaded previously with the Apple firmware: \optv{ipodnano}{ \begin{code} ipod_fw -g nano -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-nano.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodvideo}{ \begin{code} ipod_fw -g video -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-video.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodmini}{ \begin{code} ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini1g.bin \end{code} Or, if you have a 2G mini: \begin{code} ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini2g.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodcolor}{ \begin{code} ipod_fw -g color -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-color.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipod4g}{ \begin{code} ipod_fw -g 4g -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-4g.bin \end{code} } \item Install the Rockbox-enabled firmware: \begin{code} ipodpatcher -w \emph{N} rockboot.bin \end{code} \end{enumerate} Now you can proceed installing the firmware itself. \subsubsection{Mac OS X users} \begin{enumerate} \item Download the following two programs and save them in the folder just created. These programs will be used in the next steps: \begin{itemize} \item \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/diskdump} \item \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/ipod/ipod_fw} \end{itemize} Start a Terminal and type navigate into the folder you created. Before you can continue, you need to ensure that Mac OS knows that the \fname{ipod\_fw} and diskdump files you downloaded are executable programs. To do this, type the following command: \begin{code} chmod +x ipod_fw diskdump \end{code} \item Locate the \dap{} by running the following command: \begin{code} mount \end{code} The output will look something like this: \fixme{Add full example} \begin{code} /dev/disk1s2 on /Volumes/DAVE_S IPOD 1 (local, nodev, nosuid) \end{code} In this example, the \dap\ is located at /dev/disk1s2 Remember the location of your \dap\ -- in the following steps, /dev/disk1s2 should be replaced with the location just found. \item Before continuing, the \dap\ must be unmounted'', which is done with the following command: \begin{code} diskutil unmount /dev/disk1s2 \end{code} \item Now, extract the Apple firmware currently on the \dap{} with the following command: \note{The last part of the location is left out.} \begin{code} ./diskdump -r /dev/disk1 bootpartition.bin \end{code} \note{You should keep a safe backup of this \fname{bootpartition.bin} file for use if you ever wish to either upgrade the Rockbox bootloader or uninstall Rockbox from your iPod } \item Extract the Apple firmware from this partition image: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -o apple_os.bin -e 0 bootpartition.bin \end{code} \optv{ipodvideo}{ \item Similarly, extract the Broadcom firmware: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -o apple_sw_5g_rcsc.bin -e 1 bootpartition.bin \end{code} } \item Merge the Rockbox bootloader you downloaded previously with the Apple firmware: \optv{ipodnano}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g nano -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-nano.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodvideo}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g video -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-video.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodmini}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini1g.bin \end{code} Or, if you have a 2G Mini: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini2g.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodcolor}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g color -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-color.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipod4g}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g 4g -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-4g.bin \end{code} } \item Install the Rockbox-enabled firmware: \note{The last part of the location is left out.} \begin{code} ./diskdump -w /dev/disk1 rockboot.bin \end{code} \end{enumerate} Now, proceed with installing the firmware itself. \subsubsection{Linux users} \begin{enumerate} \item Download the following and save it in the folder just created: \begin{itemize} \item \url{http://www.rockbox.org/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/tools/ipod_fw.c} \end{itemize} Now compile it to an executable by opening a command prompt and changing to the folder created previously. Thn run the following command: \begin{code} gcc -o ipod_fw ipod_fw.c \end{code} If you get the message that the command gcc is not found, you need to install gcc. How to do this depends on your Linux distribution, and you should consult its documentation for help on this. \item Locate your Ipod by running the command \verb|dmesg|. In the output something like the following should be seen: \begin{code} usb 4-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 7 scsi4 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices usb-storage: device found at 7 usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning Vendor: Apple Model: iPod Rev: 1.62 Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 00 SCSI device sdb: 58605120 512-byte hdwr sectors (30006 MB) \end{code} You need the device name of your \dap, which you can find in the last line. In this example, the \dap\ is located on \fname{/dev/sdb}. In the following, \fname{/dev/sdb} should be replaced with the location just found. \item Run \verb|fdisk -l /dev/sdb|. Verify that the output is similar to the one below: \begin{code} Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdb1 1 10 80293+ 0 Empty /dev/sdb2 11 3648 29222235 b W95 FAT32 \end{code} \item Back up the partition table using the following command: \note{The last part of the location is left out.} \begin{code} dd if=/dev/\emph{sdb} of=mbr.bin count=1 \end{code} \item Now, extract the firmware partition currently on the \dap{} with the following command: \begin{code} dd if=/dev/\emph{sdb1} of=bootpartition.bin \end{code} \note{You should keep a safe backup of this \fname{bootpartition.bin} file for use if you ever wish to either upgrade the Rockbox bootloader or uninstall Rockbox from your Ipod } \item Extract the Apple firmware from this partition image: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -o apple_os.bin -e 0 bootpartition.bin \end{code} \optv{ipodvideo}{ \item Similarly, extract the Broadcom firmware: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -o apple_sw_5g_rcsc.bin -e 1 bootpartition.bin \end{code} } \item Merge the Rockbox bootloader you downloaded previously with the Apple firmware: \optv{ipodnano}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g nano -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-nano.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodvideo}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g video -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-video.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodmini}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini1g.bin \end{code} Or, if you have a 2G Mini: \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g mini -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-mini2g.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipodcolor}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g color -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-color.bin \end{code} } \optv{ipod4g}{ \begin{code} ./ipod_fw -g 4g -o rockboot.bin -i apple_os.bin bootloader-4g.bin \end{code} } \item Install the Rockbox-enabled firmware: \begin{code} dd if=rockboot.bin of=/dev/\emph{sdb1} \end{code} \end{enumerate} Now you can install the firmware itself.