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Subject: Re: Talkbox and Bookmarking projects
From: Jean Donse (jdon_at_wanadoo.fr)
Date: 2003-05-21


Thanks for your answer. The question of course, is how do I create a
thumbnail?
Jean.

----- Original Message -----
From: "ds2list" <ds2list_at_yahoo.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2003 7:17 PM
Subject: Re: Talkbox and Bookmarking projects

>
> Talkbox doesn't have any Bookmarking functionality beyond what is
> in Rockbox 2.0. If you want to use it with a
> a non-recording device, then you need to create the thumbnail
> mp3s on your computer (Using your favorite Sound Recorder and mp3
> encoder), and then put them in the appropriate folder
> with the filename ".dirname.mp3"
>
> -danan
>
> On Mon, 19 May 2003 22:07:03 +0200, JMP wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> > I have an Archos Studio 6000 "Jukebox 5.08/Rockbox 2.0". May I remind
you
> > all that this model doesn't have a recording facility.
> >
> > In the past few days, I've been fiddling with my Jukebox in the hope of
> > finding a way of resuming long files.
> >
> > I've tried bookmarking without success due to my own ignorance:
> > *Was I supposed to put the Bookmarking-20 files in the root directory
(but
> > what was I expected to do with the ajbrec.ajz file? the player needs a
.mod
> > file, not an .ajz one!)
> > *Or was I supposed to kick out the archos.mod file supplied by Rockbox
and
> > to replace it with the ajbrec.ajz supplied in the talkbox zip file and
then
> > rename it archos.mod (that seemed too bold to me, I'm always afraid that
my
> > machine will lock up on me!)
> >
> > So, I reluctantly removed the bookmark files and turned to the Talkbox
> > project.
> >
> > I first used the Talkbox-5.7.2003-aj-studio.mod and then the
> > Talkbox-5.15.2003-aj-studio.mod files. There again, it didn't seem to do
> > much difference and with regret, I removed these files too. I am under
the
> > impression that the Talkbox project is not suited for the Studio 6000
> > because it doesn't have a recording facility.
> >
> > And now I've discovered that Rockbox 2.0 did provide a bookmark facility
all
> > the time: I navigate the menu while listening to a book, find the
> > "archos.mod" file and do a quick press on it: the LCD reads "Rolo"
> > "descramble" and now my Archos will resume where it was at that precise
> > moment each time I turn it on again. It's not perfect (I wish it would
do
> > this without my intervention and I hope that someone will come with the
> > answer) but still, it's pretty cool and extremely valuable for
audio-books.
> >
> > This is where I stand at the moment. I hope I was not too long and that
it
> > makes some sense, and above all that it will help people who, like me,
find
> > it sometimes confusing to install all that exciting software. It's a
pity
> > that all this good work is sometimes wasted because the information is
not
> > always clear to the average person.
> >
> > Thanks to all for reading me so far and keep the good work,
> >
> > Jean.
>
>



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