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Old 09-13-2004, 05:48 PM   #1
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messed up my ipod firmware..need new firmware..


I use my ipod only in linux.. I do not own a mac or windows box. The other day I tried to transfer some music onto my girlfriends computer. I installed itunes and then tried to update my ipods firmware. It said it was updated, but my ipod was stuck on the apple logo. I know how to hard boot it and force it into disk mode... All I need is a copy of the firmware... I can't find it anywhere. As I said before I don't own a copy of windows or mac os *. How can I get a copy of the ipod firmware, so that I can dd it back onto sda1?

Thanks ahead of time
Old 09-13-2004, 06:09 PM   #2
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If anyone here has an ipod it is really easy to extract the firmware.

Not exactly sure if it is legal to extract and send me a copy of the firmware...insert disclaimer here.

All one has to do is mount there ipod (assuming it is mounted as sda and you have a windows formated ipod so the firmware is in sda1) and execute this command

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I would really appreciate it if someone could do this and then send me the firmware... it is a ~32 MB file.

Once again you would have my eternal gratitude!


Last edited by J.W.; 09-13-2004 at 08:13 PM.
Old 09-13-2004, 08:11 PM   #3
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Per the LQ Rules posts regarding warez, etc, are prohibited. If you need new firmware for your iPod, you need to contact Apple, not LQ.

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