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Subject: Re: JB Recorder 20 drive error

Re: JB Recorder 20 drive error

From: Bradley Alexander <storm_at_tux.org>
Date: 2006-04-23

If thats the XP built-in check, then it forced a windows reboot.

On Sat, 2006-04-22 at 19:25 -0500, Glenn at home wrote:
> Did you do a thorough ScanDisk?
> Might help.
> Glenn
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Storm" <storm@tux.org>
> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Saturday, April 22, 2006 6:23 PM
> Subject: JB Recorder 20 drive error
>
>
> Need some help from the masters. I have a JB Recorder 20, and I started
> noticing some strange behavior from it. I've been listening to podcasts a
> lot
> lately, so I end up adding and deleting them from the Podcasts directory on
> my Archos fairly regularly (i.e. several times a week).
>
> Over the last two weeks, I have noticed that something was wrong with the
> filesystem, in that I was having parts of podcasts overwritten by parts of
> other podcasts. I tried fscking under Linux, and it would not correct the
> problem. I booted Windows XP Pro in a vmware instance, and tried checkdisk.
> It rebooted the windows instance.
>
> I decided to try to format the archos and re transfer everything over to it.
> Under Linux, it gave me the following error:
>
> [defiant /home/storm]# mkfs.vfat -c -F 32 /dev/archos
> mkfs.vfat 2.11 (12 Mar 2005)
> mkfs.vfat: Too few blocks for viable file system
>
> I tried under XP, and it took a long time to do the format (~1 hr...For a
> 20GB
> drive). The Archos debug information is as follows (places where the
> readings
> are /'ed means it was bouncing between them:
>
> PADR: A27D
> PBDR: BDBF
> AN0: 3FF AN4: 000/001
> AN1: 3FF AN5: 000/001
> AN2: 001/002 AN6: 32A/32B
> AN3: 00D/00E AN7: 001/002/003
> Batt: 5.23/5.244V 87%
> ATA: master 0x200
>
> Any ideas on what the problem is with the Archos?
>
> Thanks,
>
Received on Sun Apr 23 02:50:08 2006


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