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Subject: Re: New member to the list
From: Eric Linenberg (elinenbe_at_umich.edu)
you said you fomratted the drive. Did you format it Fat32?
MS> Yes, I've noticed that it does display the 1.26 on startup..
MS> Wierd thing is when I first got the JB, I hooked it up and copied the
MS> new firmware over to the JB, checked the firmware and it was upgraded to
MS> 1.27, no problem... it wasn't a very challenging proccess.
MS> So, when I tried to put Rockbox on, I hooked up the USB, deleted the new
MS> firmware upgrade, and copied the Rockbox file (renamed) and nothing
MS> happened. So I went and downloaded the 1.27 again (to my home pc) and
MS> tried to upgrade it to 1.27 again and nothing happens.
MS> I've got the extensions turned on, so it's not that. The only
MS> difference I can think of between the two computers here and at work is
MS> that I think I installed the drivers from CD rom on the system... other
MS> than that, I just thought you copy the file over and it detects it.
MS> I'll figure this out one way or another :)
MS> Strange stuff...
MS> George Styles wrote:
>> I have the 1.26 version in rom (flashrom?) on my jukebox, and the RockBox
>> stuff works fine. So its not the new firmware in rom blocking the update.
>> You know that it ALWAYS reports the rom verson when you first turn it on
>> dont u? it will then change to display Rockbox or the version of the offical
>> firmware on the HDD
>> Finally, if u are using Window$ it has the option to hide the extension of
>> known files (a stupid consession to silly people if ever I saw one...), so
>> are you sure its not called AJBREC.AJZ.AJZ or something like that?
>> hope that helps
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <Linus.Nielsen_at_elema.siemens.se>
>> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 3:06 PM
>> Subject: RE: New member to the list
>> > > I've formatted the drive, renamed the proper Rockbox
>> > > file to ajbrec.ajz and copied it to the root, but the AJB system is
>> > > still reporting the firmware as 1.26. I just bought this unit so the
>> > > 1.26 firmware is dated March 19, 2002.. have they put a check in their
>> > > OS to block Rockbox?
>> > That wouldn't surprise me. :-)
>> > So your drive is totally blank except for the ajbrec.ajz image of Rockbox?
>> > Then I have no idea. Have you tried to name it in all upper case,
>> > AJBREC.AJZ?
>> > After the formatting, can you still play MP3 files using the 1.26?
>> > /Linus
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