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Subject: Re: Linux driver
From: Marcel Groenendijk (
Date: 2003-01-20

Just thought i let you know that the it doesn't matter which firmware you use,
hotswapping works with both the archos & rochbox firmware (as USB is supposed
to do.)



Op Tuesday 21 January 2003 02:06, schreef Peter Nome:
> Final report from the Linux front
> I downloaded the "bleeding-edge build" for the recorder from this afternoon
> (2003-01-20 16:20:00) and copied it to the archos. I haven't tested the
> functionality much, but I can report that hotswapping works! I can now boot
> the computer without having the archos attached, attach it and mount it,
> unmount it and detach it, and then reattach it. Great!
> It's very useful to be able to attach and remove the device using a
> computer that's already running. I actually didn't test if this worked
> without the Rockbox, but it sure works with. When I was using the default
> driver, I got "device busy" and it wouldn't unmount. Might be a fluke, or
> not.
> Thanks for all the GOOD WORK!!! Wow.
> Cheers,
> Peter

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