- Are you sure you have a 2G iPod? Those can go to iOS 4.2.1. To update connect the iPod to you computer and update via iTunes. You need iTunes 10 or later on the computer.
- Check to see if you have a 1G iPod.
A 1G iPod can go to iOS 2.2 via iTunes and iOS 3.1.3 via
The 1G does NOT have volume buttons on the upper left dge of the iPod