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Subject: Re[2]: New member to the list

Re[2]: New member to the list

From: Eric Linenberg <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 12:15:10 -0400

you said you fomratted the drive. Did you format it Fat32?


MS> Yes, I've noticed that it does display the 1.26 on startup..

MS> Wierd thing is when I first got the JB, I hooked it up and copied the
MS> new firmware over to the JB, checked the firmware and it was upgraded to
MS> 1.27, no problem... it wasn't a very challenging proccess.

MS> So, when I tried to put Rockbox on, I hooked up the USB, deleted the new
MS> firmware upgrade, and copied the Rockbox file (renamed) and nothing
MS> happened. So I went and downloaded the 1.27 again (to my home pc) and
MS> tried to upgrade it to 1.27 again and nothing happens.

MS> I've got the extensions turned on, so it's not that. The only
MS> difference I can think of between the two computers here and at work is
MS> that I think I installed the drivers from CD rom on the system... other
MS> than that, I just thought you copy the file over and it detects it.
MS> I'll figure this out one way or another :)

MS> Strange stuff...

MS> Mike

MS> George Styles wrote:
>> I have the 1.26 version in rom (flashrom?) on my jukebox, and the RockBox
>> stuff works fine. So its not the new firmware in rom blocking the update.
>> You know that it ALWAYS reports the rom verson when you first turn it on
>> dont u? it will then change to display Rockbox or the version of the offical
>> firmware on the HDD
>> Finally, if u are using Window$ it has the option to hide the extension of
>> known files (a stupid consession to silly people if ever I saw one...), so
>> are you sure its not called AJBREC.AJZ.AJZ or something like that?
>> hope that helps
>> g
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 3:06 PM
>> Subject: RE: New member to the list
>> > > I've formatted the drive, renamed the proper Rockbox
>> > > file to ajbrec.ajz and copied it to the root, but the AJB system is
>> > > still reporting the firmware as 1.26. I just bought this unit so the
>> > > 1.26 firmware is dated March 19, 2002.. have they put a check in their
>> > > OS to block Rockbox?
>> >
>> > That wouldn't surprise me. :-)
>> >
>> > So your drive is totally blank except for the ajbrec.ajz image of Rockbox?
>> >
>> > Then I have no idea. Have you tried to name it in all upper case,
>> >
>> > After the formatting, can you still play MP3 files using the 1.26?
>> >
>> > /Linus
>> >
Received on 2002-06-28

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