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Subject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive

Re: to swap v2 hard drive

From: Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: 2004-12-22

Some great pictures on the forums now.

Gary, can you confirm - is this the same way you bent your case?

http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=255.0

Linus, maybe can we move these photos to the documentation side? or at
least the second photo showing the bent case?

I'm feeling a little more confident about this now. I just have to buy a
hard drive now...

----- Original Message -----
From: <flgants@earthlink.net>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive

> You can install the drive, then use swissknife (freeware) to format and
> partition the drive thru the usb. Takes literally 30 seconds.
>
> Gary
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Menachem Shapiro" <menachem.shapiro@gmail.com>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 3:39 PM
> Subject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive
>
>
> > B"H
> > On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 19:24:07 -0600, Jason Williams <jwilliams@wi.rr.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> You have to format the hard drive before you can place it
> >> in the v2. The best way is to use a Windows Me or 98 boot disk (using
an
> >> IDE 4044 connector to make it a drive hooked up to your computer). You
> >> need
> >> to run fdisk and it formats the drive and on mine it says that it is
only
> >> formatting 29,000 MB but it really formatted all 100GB.
> >>
> >>
> >> Fred M
> >
> > This is a known issue with the Windows 98 FDISK command. The numbers
> > start wrapping around after 64 GB. Microsoft offers an updated version
> > of FDISK that will be able to see the whole drive.
> >
> > Here is the link to the Knowledge Base Article:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=263044
> >
> > Menachem
> > _______________________________________________
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>
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