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This is the wiki for the freemyipod project. Freemyipod is a project for reverse-engineering iPods with clickwheel ('''no''' iOS devices) and creating tools and documentation so that other people can port alternative firmwares to them such as [http://www.rockbox.org rockbox]. Freemyipod is a relaunch of [[Linux4nano]]
 
This is the wiki for the freemyipod project. Freemyipod is a project for reverse-engineering iPods with clickwheel ('''no''' iOS devices) and creating tools and documentation so that other people can port alternative firmwares to them such as [http://www.rockbox.org rockbox]. Freemyipod is a relaunch of [[Linux4nano]]
  
==Getting started with [[emCORE]]==
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==Installing Rockbox on iPod Classic==
# Check if your device is supported by the installer: [[Status]]
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emCORE is DEPRECATED, please use the [https://files.freemyipod.org/~user890104/bootloader-ipodclassic.html Rockbox bootloader] in order to install and run Rockbox on iPod Classic.
# Follow the installation instructions: [[emCORE Installation]]
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# Report any bugs you encountered to us: [[Contact]]
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==Getting started with [[emCORE]] (DEPRECATED)==
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# Check if your device is supported by the installer. Only [[Nano_2G|iPod Nano 2G]] and iPod Classic [[Classic_1G|1G]]/[[Classic_2G|2G]]/[[Classic_3G|3G]] are supported at the moment.
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# Follow the [[emCORE_Installation|installation instructions]] if your device is supported.
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# In case you encounter any bugs, please [[Contact|contact]] us in order to report them.
  
 
==Updates==
 
==Updates==
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* {{#dateformat:2018-08-25}} - The website software has been updated to MediaWiki 1.31 after about 2 months of downtime.
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* {{#dateformat:2016-06-17}} - The freemyipod project is becoming deprecated, as parts of the code is slowly being integrated in Rockbox. It is likely that no future development on the freemyipod project will take place. Essential parts of emCORE helped building a Rockbox bootloader for iPod Classic, and any future development will take place in the Rockbox project.
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* {{#dateformat:2014-03-26}} - A bug that prevented [[emCORE]] installations on certain Windows configurations (getting stuck on "Booting UBI file..."), has been finally fixed! If the installation has failed for you before, you can retry it using the updated version of our tool (use the iTunes method for now).
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* {{#dateformat:2012-01-02}} - There have been some problems with the latest release. A hotfix release ([[EmCORE_Releases/r859|r859]]) has been published to fix some of these problems. iPod nano 2g users are advised to upgrade.  See the [[EmCORE_Releases/r859|release details page]] for more information.
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* {{#dateformat:2012-01-01}} - A new release <s>([[EmCORE_Releases/r855|r855]])</s> is out! It includes a couple of new features, several bugfixes and a new bootmenu theme! More information on the <s>[[EmCORE_Releases/r855|release details page]]</s>.
 
* {{#dateformat:2011-04-25}} - The [[emCORE]] kernel now runs on the iPod Touch 2G as well, thanks to the help of kleemajo. This is of course not a fully functional port yet, but we'll see how it continues. It's about the same state as the iPod Nano 4G now. /7
 
* {{#dateformat:2011-04-25}} - The [[emCORE]] kernel now runs on the iPod Touch 2G as well, thanks to the help of kleemajo. This is of course not a fully functional port yet, but we'll see how it continues. It's about the same state as the iPod Nano 4G now. /7
*{{#dateformat:2011-03-25}} - [[emCORE]] is replacing [[emBIOS]] completely now. Therefore [[emBIOS]] will be deprecated software as of now! All emBIOS users are advised to upgrade to emCORE including people using iLoader 0.2.2 or less. More detailed update instructions will follow!
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* {{#dateformat:2011-01-08}} - The Rockbox port for the iPod Classic is slowly getting usable. Most of the blocking issues have been fixed. The  first-generation 160GB model still doesn't work, and some people are experiencing slightly garbled display contents.
 
* {{#dateformat:2011-01-04}} - There is an early Rockbox port for the iPod Classic! It still isn't quite usable, playback stutters etc., but if you want to play around with it, here are some quick'n'dirty notes on the installation procedure: [[IPod Classic iLoader Installation]]
 
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*{{#dateformat:2010-11-22}} - We now have emBIOS support for the iPod classic 1g, the others might follow soon
 
*{{#dateformat:2010-08-29}} - We're proud to announce the release of [[emBIOS]] v0.1.0 and [[iLoader]] v0.2.0!
 
*{{#dateformat:2010-08-26}} - [[iLoader]], its installer and uninstaller all have been fully ported to [[emBIOS]] now. A beta release will be coming soon!
 
*{{#dateformat:2010-08-13}} - [[emBIOS]] is continually being improved and the next step is porting tools like [[iLoader]] to use it.
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-08-06}} - The wiki has now been moved to www.freemyipod.org
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-08-05}} - Recently we've been working on a hardware abstraction project called [[emBIOS]]. Follow development [http://websvn.freemyipod.org/listing.php?repname=freemyipod&path=/embios/ here]
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-08-03}} - We can now access the Nano 4G accelerometer.
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-08-02}} - serpilliere managed to decrypt the NOR flash on the [[Nano 3G]].
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-08-01}} - serpilliere managed to access and dump the NOR flash on the [[Nano 3G]]. This code could possibly work on the Classics.
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-07-27}} - The server got zapped by lightning but a new one was up and running within a day.
 
* {{#dateformat:2010-02-23}} - We can now execute code on everything besides the [[Nano 5G]]! Minimalistic iBugger working on [[Nano 3G]]!
 
* {{#dateformat:2009-11-01}} - iBugger core v0.1 successfully running on [[Nano 4G]]! [http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/4122/img0969.jpg]
 
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Follow [http://twitter.com/freemyipod our Twitter feed] to get status updates automatically. See the [[Status]] page for more detailed information. Check our [[ Special:Code/freemyipod|SVN activity ]] page for the latest changes to our source code.
 
Follow [http://twitter.com/freemyipod our Twitter feed] to get status updates automatically. See the [[Status]] page for more detailed information. Check our [[ Special:Code/freemyipod|SVN activity ]] page for the latest changes to our source code.
  
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** [[emCORE Releases]]
 
** [[emCORE Releases]]
 
** [[emCORE Monitor Protocol]]
 
** [[emCORE Monitor Protocol]]
** [[Fastboot|emCORE Fastboot]]
 
 
** [[emCOREFS]]
 
** [[emCOREFS]]
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** [[emCORE Uninstallation]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:44, 25 August 2018

This is the wiki for the freemyipod project. Freemyipod is a project for reverse-engineering iPods with clickwheel (no iOS devices) and creating tools and documentation so that other people can port alternative firmwares to them such as rockbox. Freemyipod is a relaunch of Linux4nano

Installing Rockbox on iPod Classic

emCORE is DEPRECATED, please use the Rockbox bootloader in order to install and run Rockbox on iPod Classic.

Getting started with emCORE (DEPRECATED)

  1. Check if your device is supported by the installer. Only iPod Nano 2G and iPod Classic 1G/2G/3G are supported at the moment.
  2. Follow the installation instructions if your device is supported.
  3. In case you encounter any bugs, please contact us in order to report them.

Updates

  • 2018-08-25 - The website software has been updated to MediaWiki 1.31 after about 2 months of downtime.
  • 2016-06-17 - The freemyipod project is becoming deprecated, as parts of the code is slowly being integrated in Rockbox. It is likely that no future development on the freemyipod project will take place. Essential parts of emCORE helped building a Rockbox bootloader for iPod Classic, and any future development will take place in the Rockbox project.
  • 2014-03-26 - A bug that prevented emCORE installations on certain Windows configurations (getting stuck on "Booting UBI file..."), has been finally fixed! If the installation has failed for you before, you can retry it using the updated version of our tool (use the iTunes method for now).
  • 2012-01-02 - There have been some problems with the latest release. A hotfix release (r859) has been published to fix some of these problems. iPod nano 2g users are advised to upgrade. See the release details page for more information.
  • 2012-01-01 - A new release (r855) is out! It includes a couple of new features, several bugfixes and a new bootmenu theme! More information on the release details page.
  • 2011-04-25 - The emCORE kernel now runs on the iPod Touch 2G as well, thanks to the help of kleemajo. This is of course not a fully functional port yet, but we'll see how it continues. It's about the same state as the iPod Nano 4G now. /7

Follow our Twitter feed to get status updates automatically. See the Status page for more detailed information. Check our SVN activity page for the latest changes to our source code.

Project info

Released Software

Basic skills

Reverse engineering results

Other guides

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