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Ipod 1st generation doesnt show up on itunes & wont restore

Ok so one day i just got done downloading a bunch of songs on my ipod nano and when i took it out of the usb port a white screen popped up and said use itunes to restore in three different languages. So i plugged it into my computer and went into itunes and it wont even show my ipod icon on the left side where it usually is. And when i tried to restore it one day my computer froze up on me. Okay i tried jail breaking my phone wiht ziphone.org it looked like it was happening and then it kept showing BSD root: md0, major 2, minor 0.
thier was a whole list of it coming up more && more. I unplugged it and it still kept going. i tried refreshing it && it just starts all over. I want to restore it and it doesnt come up on itunes.

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Ziphone is notorious for permanently bricking iphones...if you interrupted it when it was messing with your baseband you're screwed. As far as the nano goes, did you try disk mode yet?
plug in your ipod, flick the hold switch on then off again, then hole menu and select for 6 seconds till apple logo appears, then immediately hold down select and play/pause. this should bring up a checkmark with ok to disconnect. from there, you should be able to either immediately see it in itunes or format it with HFS+ or FAT32 depending on your OS. Good Luck...

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

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SOURCE: my itouch is broken

http://www.ziphone.org/

Use the Ziphone ipod touch and iphone jailbreak GUI to put the ipod in recovery mode. Then restore it using iTunes.

Recovery mode should do the job. doesnt matter what state ur ipod is in.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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