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Subject: Re: AW: Installing 80GB Hard Drive
From: flgants_at_earthlink.net
Date: 2004-08-08


Matthias - Where did oyu get the enclosue for $12.50? Please let me know.

Gary
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wolven" <brian.wolven_at_verizon.net>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: AW: Installing 80GB Hard Drive

> Matthias Klumpp wrote:
> > As I know (and also did with my Player and Recorder), it's only
necessary,
> > that you have the HDD formatted with FAT32 before putting it in the JB.
> > As I remember it must be only one partition, but I'm not sure about
this.
> >
> > If you format the new HDD in the same PC that has your MP3's, it's much
> > faster to copy the MP3 files to the HDD while mounted in the PC.
>
> I bought a USB2 enclosure for $12.50 US and installed the new drive (a
> 40 GB Travelstar in my case) in that, then just used partition magic to
> copy the entire partition from my existing JB. It might not have been
> the fastest way, but it was easy - no formatting issues to deal with,
> and once the copying was done I just swapped places with the two drives.
> Now I have an extra 20 GB portable drive for those all-important backups.
=)
>
> Just make sure that your batteries are fully charged before doing large
> file transfers with the JB, and keep it plugged in to the AC adapter.
>
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