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Subject: Re: ATA Error: -71

Re: ATA Error: -71

From: claus <claus.news_at_schweiz.ch>
Date: 2006-05-08

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
>> Is it more likely being related to the HD showing weaknesses
>> or to the rest of the hardware?
>
> I think it's the hardware, specifically the batteries, battery
> connectors or ground solder joints.

In fact I have (had) loose connectors and I tried to solder it
already but I am no expert at all soldering so I have no
idea of the quality of the result. :-(

> http://www.rockbox.org/docs/repairbattery.html

I think I will have to open it up again to check and at the same
occasion I could give it a try putting the HD in a external
USB case to stress test it separately.

Thanks for your reply and regards,
Claus
Received on Mon May 8 16:15:31 2006


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