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Subject: Re: Archos 6000 usb hell

Re: Archos 6000 usb hell

From: Jean Boullier <>
Date: Wed, 07 May 2003 04:59:32 +0200

Have you tried the drivers from this page (2nd block of the page for
you, I think).

I am currently using the same level but for the recorder and I am much
happier than before. And the pre-installer they mention is doing a clean
job especially for replacing old drivers by the new ones.

Also, are you following the recommended operations sequence ?
1. Start the JB to have rockbox take control (and not the built in
firmware) then
2.. Plug the JB on the charger to have max power
3. Plug the USB cable on the JB
4. Plug the USB cable on your (stable) PC

In fact I think the sequence of 3 and 4 does not matter too much, but 1
and 2 are important because the USB drains much power.
If things go better you should then be able to do a restart of your PC
(if necessary) without even touching anything on the JB side.
Note that those latest drivers have the unmount feature which was
lacking before for Win98 (look for the icon in the system tray).

Good luck. Jean.

fifth hand wrote:

> Hello,
> Please help me. I am having major issues with my new Archos 6000
> (firm 4.53) with Rockbox 2.0 (though I'm sure that is not the prob).
> The usb drivers I have been able to find, both the xp and 98 version,
> are VERY unstable. Frequently, the Archos will crash/reboot the
> system when I power it up or install the drivers. If the system is
> restarted the Archos almost always shows "unable to start, code 10" If
> I go to the Add Hardware Wiz. I am to the point that I have to
> completely uninstall then reinstall the drivers every time I need to
> get into the Archos. I have searched the Web to try to find other
> drivers but so far no go. I read on a page somewhere that there are
> third party drivers that work but the site did not list them. Do you
> know these third parties? Thanks to all. Brief specs: Epox
> 8RDA+(Nforce2), Win XP w/sp1(home) Thank you for any responce.
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Received on 2003-05-07

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