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Subject: Re: Error in firmware load

Re: Error in firmware load

From: Johan Vromans <>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2003 17:40:49 +0200

"Mike Holden" <> writes:

> Maybe this could go in the FAQ?

*** FAQ~ Fri Apr 4 17:25:30 2003
--- FAQ Fri Apr 4 17:39:18 2003
*** 626,628 ****
--- 626,636 ----
  Q71: Where are the FM controls for the FM Recorder?
  A71: There aren't any. This is not yet implemented under Rockbox. FM Recorder
       support in general is new. Be patient.
+ Q72: I renamed ajbrec.ajz (or archos.mod on the player) to boot the
+ standard Archos firmware, but it still gets loaded!
+ A72: The Archos firmware, when looking on the hard disk, only matches
+ the first 10 characters of the file name. So it will happily load
+ ajbrec.ajz.bak or ajbrec.ajz-20030404 and so on. To prevent this
+ from happening, give it a file name that differs in the first 10
+ characters, e.g., ajbrec.bak.ajz.

-- Johan
Received on 2003-04-04

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