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Old 08-19-2008, 02:21 PM   #136
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Flasher gave me the clock and personal info, but will not give me the new icons, only the originals. If I select any icon set I get the following error message /tmp/self upgrade/new_optimg not found. Strange in any event the clock was what I really wanted.
I'd try again. First apply the Sony Updater, then reflash after running PRSCustomizer.
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Old 08-19-2008, 02:25 PM   #137
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The clock can be turned off. No problem. But why not make the personalization optional? Some people may not want it.
It's already optional in version 0.05, but I don't want to drop a new version so quickly, so I'll wait to add some new features first.
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Old 08-19-2008, 06:23 PM   #138
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Old 08-19-2008, 06:32 PM   #139
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It's already optional in version 0.05, but I don't want to drop a new version so quickly, so I'll wait to add some new features first.
I do have a new feature you can drop into 0.05. For those who like the joypad for turning pages and do not use the mp3 player functionality, they may prefer to have the volume buttons be page turns instead and the history can be left alone. Also, make the page turns on the left history as well so when you have the joypad as page turns, you can have the left side page turns as history.
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Old 08-19-2008, 07:05 PM   #140
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Go here: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27371

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Old 08-19-2008, 07:07 PM   #141
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I do have a new feature you can drop into 0.05. For those who like the joypad for turning pages and do not use the mp3 player functionality, they may prefer to have the volume buttons be page turns instead and the history can be left alone. Also, make the page turns on the left history as well so when you have the joypad as page turns, you can have the left side page turns as history.
Are there working examples of these hacks? Any side effects?

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Old 08-20-2008, 08:00 AM   #142
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Are there working examples of these hacks? Any side effects?

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I'll have a look and see what the changes are for the hacks I've proposed.
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Old 08-20-2008, 11:34 AM   #143
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Flasher gave me the clock and personal info, but will not give me the new icons, only the originals. If I select any icon set I get the following error message /tmp/self upgrade/new_optimg not found. Strange in any event the clock was what I really wanted.
I get the same message that revmike got if I select any icon set. My SD card is a micro/mini combo card. The clock works and I had also selected 1 button power off (or whatever that was called in the customizer), which I haven't tested. This was the first hack I have applied to my reader. The only change from the original configuration that was made before applying this hack was updating the firmware when Sony released it.

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Old 08-20-2008, 12:27 PM   #144
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I was finally able to get mine to work after downloading the sony updater from the sony support site and running it. It only told me that my 505's firmware was already upgraded, so after closing that program, I ran the customizer and it worked.
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Old 08-20-2008, 01:50 PM   #145
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On personalization. Looking at page 1 of this thread, it says to move the modified file to the 18040\opt\sony\ebook\application\resource\script folder. There is no script folder under resources in the 04a version. Also the kBookAssests.png file is called kBookAssets1.png in 04a. Should I create the script folder or just move it to resources and should I rename kBookAssets1 to kBookAssets?

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Old 08-20-2008, 02:44 PM   #146
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Also, unclear (or I am missing it) but since I already did a customization, before I run this again, do I have to clear out the firmware by running option 7, followed by running the the Sony Updater, and then rerun the customizer with my new options? Do I need to manipulate version numbers manually in any files? Can I bypass any of these steps?

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Old 08-20-2008, 07:51 PM   #147
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before I run this again, do I have to clear out the firmware by running option 7, followed by running the the Sony Updater, and then rerun the customizer with my new options?
Yes, that is the sequence I have followed and it works.

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Old 08-20-2008, 08:24 PM   #148
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By running option 7 that clkears out the firmware update. Does that cause any problems with the books or groupings set up on the Reader? Also, the main reason I am running this again is because I want to customize the header. On personalization. Looking at page 1 of this thread, it says to move the modified file to the 18040\opt\sony\ebook\application\resource\script folder. There is no script folder under resources in the 04a version. Also the kBookAssests.png file is called kBookAssets1.png in 04a. Should I create the script folder or just move it to resources and should I rename kBookAssets1 to kBookAssets?

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide on this one......
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Old 08-20-2008, 08:53 PM   #149
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HELP!!! Tried to do option 7. Now the reader is frozen with the message on the screen:
READER Firmware update did not complete successfully. Please try again. I can't turn it off, it won't hard reset - nothing. I tried reinserting the SD card - nothing. I tried connecting it to the computer via USB. Also nothing. Now what?????
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Old 08-20-2008, 10:08 PM   #150
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Whew! Took me literally 5 tries but somehow the Reader finally reset (I wish I understood why these devices are so finicky). Once that was done I took a chance and an the Sony updater rathe than retrying to do option 7 again (even though it DID say the chane was unsuccessful). It took 10 minutes to reboot but then I ran the customizer and all is well. BTW, I did all this with version .03 which ultimately worked fine. Considering the number of books I have on this and the $300 investment in the Reader I think I lost at least a couple of months' life expectancy over this one.... glad the update finally worked ...... :-)
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