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Subject: Re: strange FM recorder behaviour
From: Eric Hart (ehart42_at_bellsouth.net)
Date: 2004-03-16


I hope this is normal. I've been using rockbox on my fmr for about 6-8
months and this is just exactly the way mine behaves. I never thought that
it might be wrong.

----- Original Message -----
From: <jarimail_at_web.de>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 2004 1:19 PM
Subject: strange FM recorder behaviour

> Hello,
> I have a problem with my Archos Jukebox FM Recorder turning it into a
Rockbox.
>
> After copying the Rockbox software to the hard disk and rebooting, the
original boot screen still appears (status bar moving, saying OS Version
1.30j) followed by a very brief apperance of the Rockbox logo. After that
there is the Rockbox and I can use it, everything's fine. But when I turn
the device off by holding the OFF button, it turns off suddenly without
saying something like "shutting down".
>
> I've had a different device before that behaved differently using the same
Rockbox software: You could see the Rockbox boot screen for a longer time
and the original boot screen had disappeared. Also the shutting down process
took longer and there was the comment to be seen.
>
> What's wrong? I turned my first device in for warranty because it often
simply wouldn't boot at all. It seemed rather to be a question of chance
when it would really turn on. Instead it just used to show a flickering
backlight and the leds every 5 seconds. Even charging the batteries would
result in this behaviour. Strangely enough, this FM recorder would always
boot up when the USB cable from my computer was plugged in.
>
> Although I have experienced this booting problem also once with my new
device, it seems to work much more stable. It's only the strange booting and
shutting down screen that worries me.
>
> I really would appreciate your comments and help.
> jari
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