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Subject: Re: [not related to rockbox] no long filenames in windows xp
From: Chris Houghten (chris_at_houghten.com)
Date: 2002-12-09


I haven't tried to hook the archos to an XP machine, but we had 8.3 filename
issues with XP until we went to microsoft and got all the updates for it.
Hope it helps,
Chris
----- Original Message -----
From: "Henri David" <hdavid_at_mail.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 2:09 PM
Subject: RE : [not related to rockbox] no long filenames in windows xp

> I do have this problem too.. Well, sometimes it's working okay,
> sometimes i have the problem you are describing.
>
> I have no ideas where it could come from. Hummm.... I am using the
> generic drivers, i means i didn't installed the drivers that are on
> archos website nor the ones from insystems. Just using windows default
> drivers.
> Could this be the origin of our problem ?
>
> henri
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of Uwe Freese
> > Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 7:36 PM
> > To: BoD
> > Subject: Re: [not related to rockbox] no long filenames in windows xp
> >
> >
> > Hello BoD,
> >
> > BoD wrote on Monday, December 9, 2002, 5:47:49 PM:
> >
> > B> When I plug my archos (ajbr20) in windows XP, he sees it
> > as a "short
> > B> file name" device. I can't copy files on it, without
> > renaming to 8.3
> > B> file names. Does anyone experience the same problems?
> >
> > I had no problems under WinXP and WinXP-SP1. I also have a
> > AJBR20. You could format the drive again and see if the
> > problem still exists.
> >
> > Bye, Uwe.
> >
> >
>



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