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Subject: RE: HD problem
From: Stuart Tedford (stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk)
Date: 2002-10-15


Hmmm, ok, well scandisk is a nasty piece of work, you should try partition
magic or something like that (you can dl a demo for free). That may show up
something that scandisk ignored.

Other than that the only other suggestion I have is to make sure when you
disconnect from your PC (after deleting/replacing ajbrec.ajz) in USB mode to
"safely unplug" via the icon in the system tray.

Stu.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stuart Tedford [mailto:stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk]
> Sent: 15 October 2002 12:24
> To: 'rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se'
> Subject: RE: HD problem
>
>
> 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.
>
> Stu.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Christian Waschnig [mailto:christian.waschnig_at_gmx.at]
> > Sent: 15 October 2002 12:17
> > To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > 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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