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Subject: Re: crashing mp3's
From: lee donaghy (
Date: 2003-04-18

 --- Chris Hoekstra <>

it crashes on version 2.0
CBR 64kbps 2 channel (stereo) 44khz audiobook segment
recorder 20

i don't discount it may be a bad file but thought the
fact it runs ok on the original archos firmware was
7.5mb file

ROM 1.26
Mask 0x0302
USB: positive
ATA: 0x200
PR: positive
Freq 11.0592Mhz

> I have had this problem before, with a 320kbps file.
> I made available
> the file for testing, the guys checked it out, and
> it turned out there
> was a bug in the code that they weren't allocating
> enough buffer size
> for the 320kbps files. This was back in mid march
> and it was fixed in a
> daily build.
> So I guess the first question, since you didn't say,
> is:
> 1.) What version of the rockbox firmware are you
> using? You should be
> using at LEAST 2.0 and make sure it happens still
> 2.) What device do you have? It helps with the
> troubleshooting process
> 3.) What bitrate, filesize, encoding type (CBR vs
> VBR/ABR), etc. Maybe
> it is an unsupported filetype.
> These things are the basics that one needs to
> provide just to make sure
> there isn't something simple, like "don't run 1.4,
> get the newer version
> 2.0 and try it again".
> Right now, we can only assume, and you know what
> that means??? :)
> Sorry if you are already running the latest and
> tried everything, don't
> mean to sound condesending,
> Chris

Lee donaghy
great yarmouth

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