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Subject: Re: Rockbox on FM

Re: Rockbox on FM

From: <>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:03:25 -0800 (PST)


Try it with the charger plugged in. The rockbox software expects Recorder-style batteries, not the LiON battery your FM has.

Then you'll see the rockbox logo overlaying your root directory listing. The only working keys will be F3 (clear logo) and "off" (turn off).

You may find that your usb driver no longer recognizes the device; if so, unmount ("stop" the device), disconnect the cable, uninstall the driver, and then connect the usb. A Windows PC (at least my Windows 2000 Pro SP 3) will install a different driver, and you'll be able to see the drive in your filesystem.

BTW, what battery life are you seeing under the 1.30j firmware? I'm getting no more than six (6) hours of continuous use.

Quoting Paul Finn <>:

> No luck here. the player boots up with the Archos firmware (1.30j),
> then
> once loaded the Rockbox screen flashes up and the player turns itself
> off!
> Good to see the Rockbox future for the FM might not be as bleak as we
> thought though. I'm happy to help with any other tests.
> Cheers,
> Paul.
Received on 2002-12-21

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