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Subject: Re: (Re)Flash - I couldn't find it..
From: Planet77 (planet77_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2004-01-15


----- Original Message -----
From: "[IDC]Dragon" <idc-dragon_at_gmx.de>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 10:06 PM
Subject: Re: (Re)Flash - I couldn't find it..

> > I couldn't find a manual or something like it on the rockbox website. When
> > I
> > flashed my rockbox I kept the important files, like it was written in the
> > "flashing-manual".
>
> The important file is "internal_rom_2000000-203FFFF.bin", the dump of your
> unaltered flash.
>
> > I want to reflash my Archos, because I want to test if the RLOD problem is
> > happening with the original Archos Firmware, too. Afterwards I can flash
> > it
> > again or load the Rockboxx firmware again the old way.
> > Is there a site with step-by-step instructions how to "re-flash" my Archos
> > (I
> > have the 20GB JBR)
>
> The flash FAQ covers most of it, but some remarks:
> There's several less radical possibilities than a full "flashback":
> - rolo the Archos software
> - use F1-start with no .ajz, brings you into Archos
> - program Archos as the second software, too (no need to hold F1 then):
> http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/flash/archos_rec128.ucl
>
> If you still want to bring the box back into the original state, copy and
> rename your "internal_rom_2000000-203FFFF.bin" backup (make sure it's your
> original, not the one from your friends' FM) to "firmware_rec.bin" in the
root
> dir of the box. Run the "firmware_flash.rock" plugin.
>
> Jörg
>

Hello everyone,

Thanks for the links and the remarks. I have definitley my internal_rom...
file. I copied it while I flashed my recorder. But perhaps I will try to delete
the .ajz file(s) from my root directory and start it with the F1 button. I
didn't really think about this possibility.

THX
Fred



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