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Subject: Re: *Panic* ATA error
I looked all the way back through July and I only
found one specific drive model number that works and
it's an 80 gig Fujitsu drive (a bit out of my price
range). I didn't find any specific info on 40 or 60
gigs. I also found a link to a spreadsheet of
workable replacement drives, but the link is no longer
valid. If you could point me in the general direction
of such info I would appreciate it.
Also, any idea how I can quickly drain the battery to
fully charge it again? I can't imagine leaving it
running with the clunking can be good.
>if you look at last months postings theres all the
>info you could need on replacing drives & which to
>i'm surprised you could miss it as there's so much.
--- Banzaitron I <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yes, I'm pretty sure it's not the battery. I
> it and it still makes the same hideous clunking
> when I tried to boot afterwards. It sounds like the
> mechanism in the drive is stuck or something. This
> very frustrating. It's less than a year old.
> Can anyone recommend a good 40 or 60 gig replacement
> drive? Thx.
> > Hi,
> >sounds a small bit like if the batteries are low.
> >Did you try to hold F1 while pluggin in to the
> >charger ?
> >This will boot the old archos firmware that will
> >start to charge the
> >batteries undonditionally without trying to start
> --- Banzaitron I <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I just tried turning on my v2 recorder this
> > when to my horror it just started making clicking
> > and
> > clunking noises over and over, stuck on the
> > boot screen. Eventually I got the panic ATA error
> > msg, and one time I got what appeared to be a hex
> > dump
> > screen. I tried booting into archos' firmware
> > F1
> > and it still clunks and hangs. Is there any hope
> > recovering this drive or is it toast? Assuming
> > dead, I suppose I'll need to look into the HD
> > upgrade.
> > Is there a dummy's guide to replacing the HD in
> > archos out there anywhere?
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Received on Wed Jan 5 20:24:21 2005
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