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Subject: Re: un-plugging the drive

Re: un-plugging the drive

From: Glenn at home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: 2005-01-08

Brian,
Do you happen to know what is the default setting for windows?
This guy is probably using the defaults here.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Wolven" <brian.wolven@verizon.net>
To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2005 2:02 PM
Subject: Re: un-plugging the drive

Glenn at home wrote:
> I know this has been brought up before, but:
> I am helping someone on the phone with his JukeBox, and he has been in the
> habbit of shutting off his JukeBox and then unplugging it from Windows.
> I suggested to him that it is better to go through "safely remove
> hardware",
> and he thought that the Archos manual indicates that it is fine to shut it
> off, and just un-plug it.
> What are some thoughts here?

I think that depends on whether or not you have the drive optimized for
safe removal. If write caching is enabled, then you need to use the
safely remove hardware option.

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