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Subject: Re: Rockbox question
From: Jack Peel (
Date: 2003-05-27

If the archos is charging, you have to hold the "ON" button for a while
before it will acutally boot up. This is a "feature" of the stock archos
firmware that you are running when you are just charging the archos.


Adam Koczarski wrote:

>I have a slight problem with my Jukebox FM recorder and am wondering if it's
>a Rockbox issue. I use the Jukebox on my motorcycle and have it connected to
>a 12 volt to 6 volt converter. I can't seem to power the unit on without 1st
>disconnecting it from the power source?! If it's plugged in and the
>'charging' text is scrolling it won't power up. If I disconnect it from
>power it starts up fine. Kind of a pain to have to unplug, and plug back in
>every time I get back on the bike.
>Haven't tested this with the stock software yet. Anyone else experience
>BTW Rockbox is awesome!! Keep up the good work!
>Adam R. Koczarski P.E., S.E.
>'91 ST1100, Wa Lic. - 'GORIDE'
>STOC #265
>IBA #11470
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