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Subject: Re: Bug # 622799
From: Bradley M Alexander (storm_at_tux.org)
Date: 2002-10-22


On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 09:04:11AM -0700, Elliott, Tim wrote:
> I have not had the slightest problem with build 1.4 so it may be your drive.
> If it was me, I would back up the drive then reformat it and then copy all
> the stuff back.

I did reformat it a couple of months ago when I bought it (aug-sep
timeframe), because with nothing on it, there was about 1GB free. I'll run
scandisk on it and see if it finds something, then reformat. Just out of
curiosity, is there something better tahn fdisk/format under windows to do
this?

> A format is going to cure many things at once. File corruptions, File
> fragmentations and such.
> Scandisk might be able to find something though.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bradley M Alexander [mailto:storm_at_tux.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 11:36 AM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Re: Bug # 622799
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 10:06:56AM +0200, Bj?rn Stenberg wrote:
> > Bradley Alexander wrote:
> > > Can someone look into this bug,
> >
> > I'd love to, but I can't repeat it. Can you come up with a repeatable way
> to make this happen?
>
> Does it for me every time...:) Hmmm...I have had it happen when the Rockbox
> is jarred very lightly, but it doesn't always require that.
>
> Just wondering if it could be something else, like maybe actual errors on
> the drive? Could something like a surface scan in scandisk help? Battery
> issues? Since no one can reproduce the errors, I'm thinking it might be
> something else...Thoughts?
>
> --
> --Brad
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> Bradley M. Alexander | storm [at] debian.org
> Debian Developer, Security Engineer | storm [at] tux.org
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-- 
--Brad
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Bradley M. Alexander                |   storm [at] debian.org
Debian Developer, Security Engineer |   storm [at] tux.org
Debian/GNU Linux Developer          | Visit the 99th VFS website at:
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