PSGroove PS3 JailBreak Ported to Rockbox and Working on IPods
Today shuffle2 has successfully ported the original PSGroove payload to Rockbox, an open-source replacement firmware for MP3 players, and OGroteKoning shared a simple guide for those interested followed by an updated guide.
In addition, id10terror shared PSGroove ported to Rockbox for Sansa e200, c200v1 Series and others along with a guide (below) and DanyL has released a few RockBox PSGroove Installers available below followed by Rockbox PSGroove Payload Hermes V4 Hex Codes.
To quote: "I built a small program that allows easy installation of PSGroove on iPod devices. It's still in beta and it lacks of automatic installation of iPL. But it works pretty well." In v1.0b2: "Added support for sansa E200v1, E200R, C200v1 (including bootloader installation). Fixed some bugs."
Download: PSGroove PS3 JailBreak Ported to Rockbox / iPod Nano 1G by Stef157 / PSGroove Sansae200 BM / PSGroove c200v1 BM / RockBox PSGroove Installer 1.0 / RockBox PSGroove Installer 1.0b2 / RockBox PSGroove Installer 1.1 / RockBox PSGroove Installer 2.1 / RockBox PSGroove Installer 2.1.1
To quote from PSGroove: Of the rockbox compatible MP3 players, shuffle2 has tested this on a 5th generation ipod video.
He states it will work on all PP502x based targets. Currently it is using the original psgroove payload, without any extra features.
However, he has plans to integrate some of the better psgroove payload revisions.
When asked which other devices were compatible, he stated: "theoretically anything that rockbox supports (but people with the devices would need to do some simple patches first)"
PSGroove Ported to Rockbox for Sansa e200 Series and Others Guide:
1. Download Rockbox Installer - http://www.rockbox.org/download/
2. Use installer to install at least the minimal Rockbox installation
Once Rockbox is up and running normally on your Sansa e200:
3. Extract the attached zip file into the root of your Sansa and let it overwrite any newer files.
4. Disconnect and restart your Sansa.
Once your Sansa is re-booted into the new Rockbox:
5. Turn off the back Power switch or Disconnect PS3.
6. Connect the Sansa via USB to your PS3. (make sure it's the only thing connected)
7. Turn the Power switch back.
8. Press the touch sensitive Power Button and then Eject immediately after.
+ Compiled for Sansa e200v1
+ Compiled for Sansa c200v1
+ Tested and working on Sansa e200R (Rhapsody version - Thanks for testing Armen1er)
Patching your Bootloader:
- To return Sansa to normal, just run the Automatic installer and reinstall Rockbox.
- To access original firmware and USB functionality: Turn on Sansa while holding down the left (or back) button. Then Connect to your PC's USB.
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Cool, now i have 2 methods of jailbreaking my ps3. TI-84 working great right now so i'll just stick with that.
can we get a tutorial for this ?
Same here my HTC Incredible works well and now so does my 5th gen video ipod.The hack breaks functionality of rockbox,but you can boot into original apple software or rockbox and use either.
tutorial would be nice for the ipod, luckly i have the ipod 5 (i think) gen so no iphone jb needed which is great news.
Hmmm I don't have the 5th gen (with video camera) I think mynes 4 gen i guess hope it will work.
Why can't we just jailbreak with a cd?
do you know if this works on ipod classic?
I have an iPod 5.5G Jailbroken (but not with RockBox). Does anyone have a link for a guide to install Rockbox on an iPod 5.5G?