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Subject: Re: Please test the new ATA code
From: Andrew Jamieson (andrew.jamieson_at_projectlab.net)
Date: 2002-12-04


Many of the earlier units did ship with Fujitsu drives. My AJB6K has one.

A

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bradley Alexander" <storm_at_tux.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Please test the new ATA code

> On Tue, 2002-12-03 at 10:46, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > There has been a number of fixes to the ATA driver today. I would like
> > to ask all who have had problems to test the current bleeding edge
> > build or the 2002-12-04 daily build when it is built.
> >
> > These fixes should also hopefully remove the "silent play" issue we've
> > seen previously, and perhaps even the "disk freeze when bumped"
> > problem.
>
> Thanks Bjorn, I've got it on my JB6k, I'll play with it as soon as
> possible.
>
> I'm just curious. I remember reading an article on slashdot.org at
> http://ask.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/11/12/116241&mode=thread&tid=126
> stating that there have been a number of problems with Fujitsu drives. I
> haven't had the guts (or the time, more accurately) to disassemble my
> Rockbox, but one of the symptoms mentioned was "your hard drive has
> started to show garbled characters in the BIOS at boot..." I understand
> that this is a somewhat different application, but when I encounter this
> freeze, if I turn the box off and back on immediately, I get garbling in
> the display. Is this normal? Did the JB6000s even ship with Fujitsu
> drives? Anybody got any experience with this?
>
> Regards,
> --
> --Brad
>
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