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A question about Rockbox...

by Fdevriendt / June 17, 2006 1:22 PM PDT

I am considering installing Rockbox on my 5G iPod 30 GB. If I install and run Rockbox on my iPod and I don't like it, can I use the iPod Updater to reinstall the Apple iPod software? And if I use the iPod Updater will it erase all of the Rockbox software?


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you can switch back
by woohoo22 / June 17, 2006 4:10 PM PDT

but be warned, installing it once will void your warranty.

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by Fdevriendt / June 18, 2006 12:41 AM PDT
In reply to: you can switch back

I'll wait until I get a new iPod before I install Rockbox.


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Void..... a...
by caasix / June 21, 2006 11:37 AM PDT

Listen rockbox is an awesome firmware open source for your iPod get the best out of your iPod. And yes it voids your warrenty. All you got to do is delete it off your iPod to get your warrenty non-voided. Trust me if you go with rockbox you will love it.

It's very hard to brick your iPod with rockbox i havn't heard of one fellow thta did but just to let you know i'm not responisble for anything.

Good luck and enjoy

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on second generation nano?
by mincor3456 / July 6, 2007 12:31 PM PDT

is it possible to delete all of the ipod firmware and just have rockbox on it?

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