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Subject: RE: RLOD -> RMA anyone?
From: c0utta fish (c0utta_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2004-02-05


I might be completely off subject here, but some of this behaviour could
also be attributed to a bad ID3 tag. I and others have had this issue, and
Linus has determined it's related to the ID3 tag of the next song in the
playlist. This, in conjunction with RLOD, would explain a "stuck" Jukebox.

Just a thought..

>From: chris <fool_at_dfw.net>
>Reply-To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>Subject: RLOD -> RMA anyone?
>Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:48:06 -0600
>
>
>hi,
>
>i suffer the sudden-movement-causes-hangup type RLOD syndrome and
>i just bought my jbr a few months ago, so it is still under warranty.
>anyone had any luck RMA'ing their unit and getting it repaired for
>free? it's rather a pain that i cannot use it while jogging, skiing,
>etc; once it hangs even powering off/on doesn't reliably fix it,
>sometimes it will come back up at the same point in the song (judging
>from the progress meter) and access the hard drive forever again
>without actually making any noise or advancing the progress meter:
>(red light stays on, though it seems dimmer). i can eventually
>manage to get it to stop the vicious cycle by navigating (quickly)
>thru the menus to set resume = no and then powering off/on.
>even access to the menus seems to go away within about 15 seconds
>of startup in this situation (and it's not reliably that bad, just
>once out of every 4 or 5 RLOD's. the other ones, just a power cycle
>does seem to fix it).
>
>anyhow, i know that people who have swapped disks tend to lose the
>RLOD type problems, but i'm hoping to hold on to my warranty for
>a little while longer...
>
>thanks in advance for any advice!

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