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Subject: Re: Is my FM Recorder now a paper weight?
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-04-24

My guess is that you have an inordinate quantity of files in the root
If so, the solution is simple, and I believed, fixed in recent versions :)

>Here is my situation. Maybe someone can help.
>My FM recorder was having problems mysteriously shutting down,
>even on a full charge.
>I am runnning the "bios flashed" version of Rockbox.
>I thought I might have corruption on my hard drive, so
>I fdisked and reformatted it, and redownloaded the zip
>file, copying over a new .rockbox directory. So far so
>good. No songs or anything on the disc yet...
>Now, when I restart the unit. I immediatedly get a disc
>buffer full error message, and I cannot see any files
>in the lcd window. When the unit is hooked up to usb,
>I can mount it and see my files, no problem.
>I thought I should re-flash the bios, as that probaby
>would fix the problem. I attempted to "re-follow" the
>flashing instructions...
>Only problem is, I can't "browse" to the bios file I want
>to flash, because I keep getting errors that the disc
>buffer is full, and no files found, when I try to
>follow through with the flash process.
>So, am I completely hosed?


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