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Subject: Re: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

Re: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

From: Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: 2004-12-13

"Just upgrade the hard drive in your Archos. 2.5 inch laptop hard drives
are
available up to 100 gigabytes. "

Anyone want to make some HD recommendations?

I am beginning to seriously consider this...
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From: <rockbox-request@cool.haxx.se>
To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 11:33 PM
Subject: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

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> 1. Manual - another draft (Christ Alice Scarborough)
> 2. funny flaw in playback timer (Ronald Teune)
> 3. Re: Manual - another draft (Christ Alice Scarborough)
> 4. OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif? (scout)
> 5. Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif? (Rocker)
> 6. Re: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> (Linus Nielsen Feltzing)
> 7. Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif? (Glenn at home)
> 8. Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif? (vincent)
> 9. Battery life achievement (Neon John)
> 10. Fw: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (Jason Williams)
> 11. RE: Creative Labs Zen Xtra (Tim Elliott)
> 12. Fw: ondio fm (Glenn at home)
> 13. Re: Battery life achievement (Simon Eigeldinger)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 20:39:21 +0000
> From: Christ Alice Scarborough <christi@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
> Subject: Manual - another draft
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <41BCAC79.3080300@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> I've considerably cleaned up the manual and fixed factual errors that
> have been spotted. I propose to release this in a couple of days, so any
> corrections should be submitted ASAP.
>
> Thanks
>
> Christi
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 22:39:03 +0100
> From: "Ronald Teune" <rtwolf@gmx.net>
> Subject: funny flaw in playback timer
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <opsiwzrdobb46x0k@zeekalf.mshome.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; delsp=yes;
> charset=iso-8859-15
>
> Hi,
>
> just a moment ago I noticed this:
> play a song
> do a fast forward, release the ffwd button and quickly press play/pause.
> Now watch the playing time get negative :-P
>
> Ronald (too lazy/late/busy to do a decent bug report - wants holiday
> again...)
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 00:13:06 +0000
> From: Christ Alice Scarborough <christi@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: Manual - another draft
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <41BCDE92.2070703@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>
> Christ Alice Scarborough wrote:
> > I've considerably cleaned up the manual and fixed factual errors that
> > have been spotted. I propose to release this in a couple of days, so any
> > corrections should be submitted ASAP.
> I suspect I should probably have mentioned that it's at
>
http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/pub/Main/DraftManual/rockbox-manual-2.3-draft-3.pdf
>
> Christi
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 16:21:37 -0800
> From: "scout" <rockbox@scout-family.org>
> Subject: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <WorldClient-F200412121621.AA21370007@scout-family.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Sorry about the OT message, but I am having an argument with a friend and
> since this is a *.se mailing list, I figured it is the most authoritative
> source available to me.
>
> I know it is a stupid American question, but please remember in this New
> World we really only have 4 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and
> French.
>
> What is the correct pronunciation of the name Leif (e.g. Leif Ericson)?
>
> Is it:
> Option #1:
> "E" sound. So it sounds like the word "leaf."
>
> Or Option #2:
> "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
>
>
> You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
>
> Thanks
> -js
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 17:28:59 -0700
> From: Rocker <rocker@shaw.ca>
> Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <002d01c4e0aa$bdc56930$9ff49444@k6kzw66eczyxgw>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> Option 1 wins the prize here in Canada dude!
> funny!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "scout" <rockbox@scout-family.org>
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 5:21 PM
> Subject: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
>
>
> Sorry about the OT message, but I am having an argument with a friend and
> since this is a *.se mailing list, I figured it is the most authoritative
> source available to me.
>
> I know it is a stupid American question, but please remember in this New
> World we really only have 4 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and
> French.
>
> What is the correct pronunciation of the name Leif (e.g. Leif Ericson)?
>
> Is it:
> Option #1:
> "E" sound. So it sounds like the word "leaf."
>
> Or Option #2:
> "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
>
>
> You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
>
> Thanks
> -js
>
> _______________________________________________
> http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 01:34:33 +0100
> From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus@haxx.se>
> Subject: Re: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <41BCE399.6000806@haxx.se>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed
>
> scout wrote:
> > Or Option #2:
> > "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
>
> That's more like it.
>
> > You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
>
> :-)
>
> Linus
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 18:38:36 -0600
> From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
> Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <001501c4e0ac$150a2680$6a00a8c0@desktop>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> I have always pronounced it as the to sound like part of a plant, i.e.,
> leaf.
> Glenn an American.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "scout" <rockbox@scout-family.org>
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 6:21 PM
> Subject: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
>
>
> Sorry about the OT message, but I am having an argument with a friend and
> since this is a *.se mailing list, I figured it is the most authoritative
> source available to me.
>
> I know it is a stupid American question, but please remember in this New
> World we really only have 4 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and
> French.
>
> What is the correct pronunciation of the name Leif (e.g. Leif Ericson)?
>
> Is it:
> Option #1:
> "E" sound. So it sounds like the word "leaf."
>
> Or Option #2:
> "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
>
>
> You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
>
> Thanks
> -js
>
> _______________________________________________
> http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 19:39:46 -0500
> From: vincent <vinnroc@optonline.net>
> Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <006901c4e0ac$3ed723a0$6601a8c0@vincent>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1
>
> I have always heard it as option 2
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rocker" <rocker@shaw.ca>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 7:28 PM
> Subject: Re: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
>
>
> > Option 1 wins the prize here in Canada dude!
> > funny!
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "scout" <rockbox@scout-family.org>
> > To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> > Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 5:21 PM
> > Subject: OT: What is the correct pronunciation of Leif?
> >
> >
> > Sorry about the OT message, but I am having an argument with a friend
and
> > since this is a *.se mailing list, I figured it is the most
authoritative
> > source available to me.
> >
> > I know it is a stupid American question, but please remember in this New
> > World we really only have 4 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, and
> > French.
> >
> > What is the correct pronunciation of the name Leif (e.g. Leif Ericson)?
> >
> > Is it:
> > Option #1:
> > "E" sound. So it sounds like the word "leaf."
> >
> > Or Option #2:
> > "A" sound as in "weight." So it would be something like . Lay-f.
> >
> >
> > You don't even want to hear how I mispronounce Knut.
> >
> > Thanks
> > -js
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
> >
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
> >
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 9
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 20:00:51 -0500
> From: Neon John <johngd@bellsouth.net>
> Subject: Battery life achievement
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Message-ID: <b0qpr0lvtmc3hqlv2q1dc3uicn41mvkcd5@4ax.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
>
> My JBR is equipped with an 80gb drive and about 6 month old 2300 mah
> batteries from Thomas Distributing. Running the latest official RockBox
> release. All music is 128kbps. At noon yesterday I turned the JBR on to
> play Christmas music for a family get-together. It played continuously
> until about 2 AM when I went to bed. The battery monitor was indicating
> 6% and flashing but the player was still playing.
>
> In light of all the short battery life stories I've seen, I thought I'd
> post some good news. I have run this thing nearly 24 hours on a charge
> playing back 32kbps audio books. 14 hours on a charge playing music is
> about all I'd ever ask of a player.
>
> I do know that the new hard drive made a difference. I've never
> quantified it but the difference is apparent just watching the battery
> gauge downward rate.
>
> John
>
> ---
> John De Armond
> johngdDONTYOUDARE@bellsouth.net
> http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/
> Cleveland, Occupied TN
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 10
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 21:19:32 -0600
> From: "Jason Williams" <jwilliams@wi.rr.com>
> Subject: Fw: Creative Labs Zen Xtra
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <001701c4e0c2$90eb6640$0200a8c0@CPQ73745201364>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> aye yi yi yi yi...
>
> who makes these frigging devices anyways? I'm frustrated beyond words
with
> my new 40 GB Creative Labs Zen Xtra...
>
> PLEASE - does anyone have any suggestions about where i might find a
player
> that works like my archos rockbox in at least a 40 GB size?
>
> This frigging Zen machine only wants to play the mp3's that are tagged
> correctly. Well guess what? Not all of them are! (sigh)
>
> Thanks in advance. I'm debating on whether going through the rather
> exhausting step of updating my entire library of mp3's (exceeds 40 GB by
at
> least 2x) or just returning this stupid thing and pouting about it.
>
>
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> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 11
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 21:52:31 -0600
> From: "Tim Elliott" <telliott@sigecom.net>
> Subject: RE: Creative Labs Zen Xtra
> To: "'Rockbox development'" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <200412130352.CIB87463@mx1.sigecom.net>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Just upgrade the hard drive in your Archos. 2.5 inch laptop hard drives
are
> available up to 100 gigabytes. Full disassembly instructions are linked
on
> the Rockbox site. I upgraded my V1 recorder to 60 gigs over a year ago.
It
> wasn't too hard.
>
> You can get a USB enclosure for your old 20 gig drive and have another
> portable USB drive.
>
> Tim
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
On
> Behalf Of Jason Williams
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 9:20 PM
> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Fw: Creative Labs Zen Xtra
>
> aye yi yi yi yi...
>
> who makes these frigging devices anyways? I'm frustrated beyond words
with
> my new 40 GB Creative Labs Zen Xtra...
>
> PLEASE - does anyone have any suggestions about where i might find a
player
> that works like my archos rockbox in at least a 40 GB size?
>
> This frigging Zen machine only wants to play the mp3's that are tagged
> correctly. Well guess what? Not all of them are! (sigh)
>
> Thanks in advance. I'm debating on whether going through the rather
> exhausting step of updating my entire library of mp3's (exceeds 40 GB by
at
> least 2x) or just returning this stupid thing and pouting about it.
>
>
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>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 12
> Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 22:05:11 -0600
> From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
> Subject: Fw: ondio fm
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <003201c4e0c8$f17c1b20$6a00a8c0@desktop>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Hi group,
> My brother is using RockBox on an Ondio, and he has problems with a 1 gig
> card, and seems that he cannot play anything with a 1 gig card, is this to
> be expected?
> Here's his message to me below...
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: james
> To: glennervin@cableone.net
> Sent: Sunday, December 12, 2004 10:00 PM
> Subject: ondio fm
>
>
> think i figured it out!?
>
> I now can load my 1gig mmc card and works fine on ondio as long as i dont
> add directories, that is just dump all mp3s into same root directory. Soon
> as i add directories then problem starts. As i try to access that
directory
> ondio(or rockbox at this point) says ".rockbox directory missing, then
> incomplete configuration" . I have to reboot to fix.
>
> I thought well i will just add a .rock... dir into the directory (sub )i
> want to have, but no luck!
>
> It may be cause i didnt replace ondio flash w/rockbox but just did the
> image. I should do that since i plan to keep rockbox.
> At this point im fine as i use one 256mb mmc for jazz and 1 gig for rock.
> Long as i dont add directories im fine.
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 13
> Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 06:31:08 +0100
> From: "Simon Eigeldinger" <simon.eigeldinger@vol.at>
> Subject: Re: Battery life achievement
> To: Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Message-ID: <41BD372C.29932.A27F9@localhost>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
>
> hi john,
>
> I hope that the jbs batteries are the same good ones :-).
> Because they need about 11 hours to load.
> I asked a friend. He bought a newer archos wich can play videos and
> other shit.
> But this thing couldn't run rockbox.
> He needs only 1 to 3 hours until the batteries are full.
> Is this normal?
> I hope not. :-)
>
> bye,
> simon
>
>
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