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Subject: Re: problems with new toshiba drive
From: Owen Kalau (
Date: 2002-12-04

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, [iso-8859-1] Björn Stenberg wrote:

> Owen Kalau wrote:
> > in case it matters, just fyi: I believe that "power off drive" may have
> > been set to "yes" before I powered it down and put it back together. if
> > this is the problem, then could it be solved by 'fdisk /mbr' ? how else to
> > clear the settings that are saved on the drive?
> You don't have to. The power-off feature does not kick in until the disk spins down, thus not affecting boot.
> The error message you see is produced by the Archos firmware in ROM, not Rockbox.

I suspected as much. I wonder if the drive has any NVRAM or anywhere it
might be not right, due to the fact that it works fine on my PC, and
worked once on my old drive still works fine, btw.

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