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Subject: Re: iriver strange problems continue

Re: iriver strange problems continue

From: Dave Hooper <dave_at_beermex.com>
Date: 2006-03-18

Right, but did you *try* Scandisk?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Powell" <rob@rinty.plus.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 12:32 PM
Subject: RE: iriver strange problems continue

> HI, I've the iriver H340, and there aren't any other suggestions of a
> fault
> with the HD, the major problem though is the battery life.
>
> Rob
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Dave Hooper
> Sent: 18 March 2006 11:47
> To: Rockbox
> Subject: Re: iriver strange problems continue
>
>
> The "noise" made as though it were writing to disk is more likely to be
> "reading from disk", since the player needs to read the audio data from
> the
> disk in order to play it. Reading and Writing sound identical.
> Alternatively, the "noise" you mentioned could be indicative of a fault
> with
> the hard drive. Did you try Scandisk when your iriver is plugged into
> your
> PC?
> The fact that the iriver firmware loads instead of the rockbox firmware
> suggests that the rockbox files might be corrupted on your harddrive.
> Try
> reinstalling the latest rockbox build onto your player (i.e. just unzip
> the
> latest rockbox.zip into the root directory of your iriver - you don't
> need to re-patch your firmware)
>
> What model of iriver do you have? I'm not intimately familiar with which
> firmware versions belong to which hardware models..
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rob Powell" <rob@rinty.plus.com>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 10:09 AM
> Subject: iriver strange problems continue
>
>
>> HI all, Last night i managed to listen to 1 full album. When the album
>> finished, rather than going on to disk 2 of the same set, the player made
>> noises as though it were writing to disk. Now I have the same problem as
>> I
>> had before, in that it appears to have reverted to the original iriver
>> firmware. This is a pain, because obviously it doesn't speak, and
>> therefore
>> I can't use it. The firmware patcher I used was the one without unecode
>> support, as I didn't know whether my version of windows (XP pro service
>> pack
>> 2) had that, and I thought I'd used the euro version of the firmware, but
>> when it reboots in iriver mode, it says 1.28J on the screen.
>>
>> Rob
>>
>
>
>
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>
Received on Sat Mar 18 17:44:24 2006


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