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Subject: RE: recover lost recording file
From: VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) (Gerald.VanBaren_at_smiths-aerospace.com)
Date: 2004-10-08


> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Linus
> Nielsen Feltzing
> Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 9:18 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: recover lost recording file
>
>
> VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) wrote:
> > The file doesn't disappear, it wasn't closed so, to the FAT file
> > system, it apparently never existed.
>
> The Rockbox implementation of the FAT32 system creates a
> valid dir entry
> when the file is opened, so the file exists before anything
> is written
> to it.
>
> > You can duplicate this at will by recording for long enough to write
> > data to the disk and then holding the "off" button until the AJR
> > turns off.
>
> I just tried twice, and both files are there.
>
> Which version of Rockbox are you using?
>
> Linus

Interesting. I was running a fairly old version, I forgot what one, but upgraded back to the top of CVS about a month ago. I have not done an unintentional shutdown since then. Perhaps this is a lot of noise about a problem that has already been fixed. Rockbox ...um... ROCKS!

gvb

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