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Subject: Re: Flashing my FM killed it :(
From: Stephen Ball (rockbox_at_invisionfilemanager.com)
Date: 2003-07-15


yeh same here, I have to hold on, just pressing it an releasing it starts
the green light and the disk spinip but then it loses power

----- Original Message -----
From: "TP Diffenbach" <rockbox_at_diffenbach.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 3:32 PM
Subject: Re: Flashing my FM killed it :(

>
> I did notice on my FM, after flashing, that a very short press of the "On"
button resulted in the backlight and green led coming on briefly (three
tenths of a second?) before both went out, with nothing else happening.
>
> In fact, I can with practice (during writing this email) duplicate it. A
very quick tap of "On" gets me just the green led sometimes with and
sometimes without some disk spinning noise.
>
> After the first such quick "On" tap, the backlight no longer comes on. The
disk spin noise is intermittent, about every thrird quick on tap.
>
> But holding down "On" always gets me booted.
>
> Try the following: plug in the charger, then press and hold "ON" for at
least three seconds. If that doesn't work, press and hold "ON" and "F1" for
three seconds.
>
> Quoting Bernd Leibing <bernd.leibing_at_kiz.uni-ulm.de>:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > sadly it looks as I'm the first one who killed his fm by flashing
rockbox.
> >
> > Flashing itself was ok, it even verified ok. (Yes I used the firmware
> > for fm)
> >
> > But I cannot start the box anymore (even with F1 pressed)
> >
> > Pressing On spins up the disk, and the green LED turns on, but that's
it.
> >
> > A little bit shocked...
> >
> > Bing
> >
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Archos FM has a Rockbox!
>
>
>



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