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Subject: RE: HD problem
From: Stuart Tedford (
Date: 2002-10-15

Sounds like a problem with the ajbrec.ajz file on your HDD that the firmware
is trying to load at boot-up. Connect via USB in windows and delete/replace
that file with a known good one.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian Waschnig []
> Sent: 15 October 2002 12:17
> To:
> Subject: HD problem
> Hi,
> to all the HD gurus here:
> Since my JBR6 (upgraded to 30GB) ran out of accu power during
> playback, it
> does not boot anymore. It hangs, after the 4th bar segment of the boot
> progress bar (firmware 1.17i) is displayed. There is same
> disk access, and
> after some time the disk spins down. However, when connected
> to USB before
> switching the unit on, the JBR boots successfully, and disk
> access to all
> files is possible from Windows. Scandisk does not report any
> problems. When
> I disconnect USB before booting has finished, booting now
> completes, but
> only garbage is displayed as directory contents on the JBR. Another HD
> installed for testing worked without problems.
> Any ideas (besides formatting the HD)?
> Thanks in advance,
> Christian
> PS: Keep up your incredible work!

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