Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: HD problem
RE: HD problem
From: Elliott, Tim <Tim.Elliott_at_ips-sendero.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 07:08:09 -0700
I thought it was odd when it happened to me also. In my case, it seemed that
the USB being plugged in, gave it just enough extra power to boot and run. I
swapped out my batteries with new ones and the unit would boot up fine with
or without USB, but if I put the old batteries back in and tried to boot
normally it would fail every time.
I swapped the batteries a couple of times to be sure then I just went ahead
and threw the old ones away. They were the original ones and they had been
in the player for about a year anyway.
From: Christian Waschnig [mailto:christian.waschnig_at_gmx.at]
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 9:49 AM
Subject: RE: HD problem
I will give it a try in the evening, although I do not understand, why USB
mode works. Or does USB power the JBR?
Anyway, all your support is appreciated. Thanks a lot!
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]Im
> Auftrag von Nielsen Linus (ext)
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Oktober 2002 15:31
> An: 'rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se'
> Betreff: RE: HD problem
> > The old hard drive you put back into it could have just
> > needed less juice to
> > boot up fully, and that's why it worked?
> > I would try new fully charged batteries.
> Broken battery cells may very well look fully charged, but still may not
> provide enough juice for the hard drive to operate correctly. Try
> to replace
> the cells.
Received on 2002-10-15