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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  % $Id$ % Installing the bootloader is the trickiest part of the installation. The Rockbox bootloader allows users to boot into either the Rockbox firmware or the \playerman{} firmware. For legal reasons, we cannot distribute the bootloader. Instead, we have developed a program that will patch the Iriver firmware with the Rockbox bootloader. These instructions will explain how to download and patch the Iriver firmware with the Rockbox bootloader and install it on your jukebox. \begin{enumerate} \item Download a supported version of the Iriver firmware for your \playername{} from the Iriver website, links can be found on \wikilink{IriverBoot}. Supported Iriver firmware versions currently include \opt{IRIVER_H100_PAD}{1.63US, 1.63EU, 1.63K, 1.65US, 1.65EU, 1.65K, 1.66US, 1.66EU and 1.66K. Note that the H140 uses the same firmware as the H120; H120 and H140 owners should use the firmware called \fname{ihp\_120.hex}. Likewise, the iHP110 and iHP115 use the same firmware, called \fname{ihp\_100.hex}. Be sure to use the correct firmware file for your player.} \opt{IRIVER_H300_PAD}{1.28K, 1.28EU, 1.28J, 1.29K, 1.29J and 1.30EU. \note{The US \playername{} firmware is not supported and cannot be patched to be used with the bootloader. If you wish to install Rockbox on a US \playername, you must first install a non-US version of the original firmware and then install one of the supported versions patched with the Rockbox bootloader. \warn{Installing non-US firmware on a US \playername{} will permanently remove DRM support from the player.}} }% If the file that you downloaded is a \fname{.zip} file, use an unzip utility like mentioned in the prerequisites section to extract the \fname{.hex} from the \fname{.zip} file to your desktop. Likewise, if the file that you downloaded is an \fname{.exe} file, double-click on the \fname{.exe} file to extract the \fname{.hex} file to your desktop. When running Linux you should be able extracting \fname{.exe} files using \fname{unzip}. % \item Download the firmware patcher \fname{fwpatcher.exe} from \url{http://download.rockbox.org/bootloader/iriver/} and save it to your desktop. \warn{The firmware patcher contains Unicode support, which is not supported by all versions of Windows. If you have difficulty with the firmware patcher, try downloading the alternate firmware patcher \fname{fwpatchernu.exe}, which is built without Unicode support.} % \item Go to your desktop and double-click on whichever version of the firmware patcher you downloaded in the prior step. % \item In the firmware patcher dialog box, click on the \setting{Browse} button and navigate to the \fname{.hex} file that you previously downloaded to your desktop. % \item Click \setting{Patch}. The firmware patcher will patch the original firmware to include the Rockbox bootloader. The \fname{.hex} file on your desktop is now a modified version of the original \fname{.hex} file. % \item Turn on your \playerman{} and connect it to your computer via USB. % \item Copy or move the modified \fname{.hex} file directly to the root of your \daps{} drive. Do not put it inside a directory on your \dap. % \item Disconnect the jukebox from USB. (Be sure to use Windows' safely remove hardware'' option.) \warn{Before proceeding further, make sure that your player has a full charge or that it is connected to the power adaptor. Interrupting the next step due to a power failure most likely will brick your \dap{}.} % \item Update your \daps{} firmware with the patched bootloader. To do this, turn the jukebox on. Press and hold the \opt{IRIVER_H100_PAD,IRIVER_H300_PAD}{\ButtonSelect{} button }% to enter the main menu, and navigate to \setting{General $\rightarrow$ Firmware Upgrade}. Select \setting{Yes} when asked to confirm if you want to upgrade the firmware. The \playerman{} will display a message indicating that the firmware update is in progress. Do \emph{not} interrupt this process. When the firmware update is complete the player will turn itself off. (The update firmware process usually takes a minute or so.) You have now installed the Rockbox bootloader. \end{enumerate} \note{If you install the Rockbox bootloader but do not install the Rockbox firmware the Rockbox bootloader will load the Iriver firmware when the jukebox is turned on. To load the \playerman{} firmware press and hold \ButtonRec{} before powering up the \dap{} until the \playerman{} logo appears. } \note{The bootloader has a built-in bootloader USB mode''. This function switches to USB mode when the \dap{} is connected to a computer upon power-up. This way you can access the \daps{} hard disk without the need to boot any firmware (which is also useful when your hard disk is damaged). The screen will simply display the text bootloader USB mode''. After you disconnect the \dap{} from USB the bootloader will continue booting Rockbox. As in bootloader USB mode the firmware itself has not been loaded this is also a simple way of updating Rockbox. After the disconnect the bootloader will load the updated version of Rockbox. }