dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re:


From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 23:36:33 +0100 (CET)

Rob & Liz Ward wrote:

> Hold on. Can someone explain. I don't believe it is possible to physically
> destroy a HDD via s/w.

Neither did I, until I managed to fry two disks in the Archos by simply
writing the wrong things to the port pins.

> So what is happening to these drives? Are they reformatable on a PC?

I don't know what happened. My disks are not reformattable in a PC. The BIOS
detects the disks, but every sector access gives read/write errors.

Received on 2002-01-05

Page template was last modified "Tue Sep 7 00:00:02 2021" The Rockbox Crew -- Privacy Policy