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Subject: Re: Problems with 60GB Toshiba HD
From: Andre Roessel (
Date: 2003-01-30

> You got it working?? Well, that leads me back to the defective
> drive hypothesis...
You have to try the drive with an 2.5-3.5" Adapter on a normal PC. I did this,
partitioned and formatted the drive and built it into the archos. No problem.
> When the Toshiba drive is installed, I can't get any of Win98,
> Win2K, WinXP, or Linux to even recognizethe USB device as a hard
> drive, much less format it.
This I didnīt try at all.
> I expect it's because the Archos throws the register error before it
> finishes booting, leaving it in a brain-dead state. I just can't
> figure out how to prevent the register error.
Did you partition and FAT32 format the drive before installing?


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