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Subject: Re: eager beginner, not many skills

Re: eager beginner, not many skills

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Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 03:46:58 -0400 (EDT)

thanks for your reply, linus. sorry about the iriver
comment :)
quick follow-up questions:

a) version 2.0 has recording from fm too, or just from
external sources?

b) i loaded rockbox on the jukebox before even
glancing at the archos installation cd. is it too late
now to install archos firmware in order to have the
rolo option if for some reason i decide to try to
figure it out? (is archos firmware even what is on
that cd, or is the firmware already on the jukebox?).
if i can still load it on there, WHERE do i unzip/load
it? (in layperson's terms would be much appreciated :)

and sorry for yet one more dumb question, but when you
say i can just reboot my jukebox to revert back to
rockbox after using rolo to switch to archos, you mean
simply turning off the jbox and then turning it on
again? it'll automatically start up using rockbox?
thanks so much - as you can tell, i'm a total neophyte
when it comes to these things



Quoting Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>:

> wrote:
> > a) still not possible to record with rockbox,
> The 2.0 version has recording.
> > should i do the rolo thing so i can switch to the
> > archos firmware if i for some reason really really
> > need to record fm? is it possible to switch back to
> > rockbox from archos WITHOUT a pc, as after
tomorrow i
> > will no longer have access to a quality pc to
> > things.
> Yes. That's what RoLo is all about. Just reboot your
jukebox and Rockbox
> is back again.
> > b) what about charging the recorder in other
> > (i'm in the us now, but am going to italy, france,
> > spain, and greece this summer. lots of train travel
> > and hostel it a bad idea to expect to be
> > able to charge it over there without bad things
> > happening?
> As long as your charger copes with the 240V/50Hz,
you would be allright.
> > c) i'm thinking about getting an iriver 195
instead to
> > be able to change the battery easily and have a
> > mobile size and weight. any input?
> Traitor! :-)
> /Linus
Received on 2003-05-01

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