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Subject: Re: ROMbox / safe shutdown bug????
From: Christi Alice Scarborough (
Date: 2004-09-03

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

>> I must admit I'm of the opinion that the Rockbox charging code
>> shouldn't need to spin up the hard disk in order to start working.

> None of the developers are of the opinion that it should.
> The old boot loader had a bug that spun up the drive when charging, we
> have fixed that in the latest version.

And indeed it appears I have been maligning Rockbox unfairly. After 12
hours of charging the unit still won't turn on with exactly the same
symptoms as before. Guess I'm going to need to take it to bits and see
if that helps.

Curse Archos and their shoddy build quality.


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