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Subject: Re: I hate that red LED...
Re: I hate that red LED...
Spinning up and down ..Could be battery terminals come loose - blob of
If that don't work, it's probably the drive has finally taken one too many
PS. These units NEVER run off the mains, the mains merely charges the
>I have an original-style (blue bumper) JB Recorder 20. I was playing it
>way home from work, and decided to change directories. Hit stop, and tried to
>scroll back to the right directory. The red LED came on solid. The road was a
>little bumpy, so I thought it might have hung the hard drive. I did what I
>always do...Power off, wait for drive to spin down, power back on. This time,
>the Rockbox intro screen came up, and the red LED came on solid. Hmmm. Had I
>drained the battery already? (I did use the USB without external power at
>work to copy a couple of songs from the laptop, but it was on USB no more
>than a minute.)
>Got it home, tried hooking it up to power, powered up, same solid red LED.
>Tried attaching USB to my Linux laptop, and could not find a device attached.
>On the Archos, (you guessed it) Rockbox splash screen and solid red LED. When
>I power it up, it sounds like the drive is spinning up, and spinning down
>when I power down, what could the problem be?
>Bradley M. Alexander |
>IA Analyst, SysAdmin, Security Engineer | storm [at] tux.org
>Debian/GNU Linux Developer | storm [at] debian.org
>DSA 0x54434E65: 37F6 BCA6 621D 920C E02E E3C8 73B2 C019 5443 4E65
>RSA 0xC3BCBA91: 3F 0E 26 C1 90 14 AD 0A C8 9C F0 93 75 A0 01 34
>You don't have to agree with me, but its quicker.
Received on Sat Jun 11 04:13:46 2005
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