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Subject: Re: Lurker speaks out

Re: Lurker speaks out

From: Neon John <>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 02:37:41 -0400

Thanks for the info. Can you point me to a binary? I really don't know my
way around sourceforge. None of the URLs in the discussion area worked. I
believe this will work on my FM recorder. the radio probably won't work but
it doesn't work very well with the Archos firmware.


On Tue, 13 May 2003 01:12:44 -0400, "Aman Singer" <> wrote:

>I, too, used an SP250, and the only thing I miss about it is its ability
>to do ten-CD resume. Take a look at this URL for a description of a
>bookmark patch to Rockbox.
> I believe it'll do all you want in terms of bookmarks (no "study
>mode", which I think you're talking about on the Volt.
> I believe it's already compiled for the recorders, from what the
>author says on the page, but am not sure whether this includes the FM
>recorder you have.
> Good luck.
> Aman
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On
>Behalf Of Neon John
>Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 12:36 AM
>Subject: Re: Lurker speaks out
>On Sun, 11 May 2003 15:11:51 -0400, "Aman Singer" <>
>> I have come to this group, and to the Archos, only very lately.
>Let me
>>say that without Rockbox, I probably wouldn't use the Archos very much.
>>I use the archos more for books than music. The resume function of the
>>Rockbox firmware is as close to indispensable as any function of any
>>computer I have.
>Another lurker here. My use is similar to Aman's - 90% audio books, 10%
>music. I bought my Archos FM recorder specifically because of the
>existence of RockBox. If not for RockBox it would have been a PJB.
>This is perhaps the best freeware I've ever used and certainly the best
>embedded ware.
>My major wish list is to have a facility similar to but better than the
>RIO Volt SP-250 that I moved from. With that unit, when in "lesson"
>mode, the STOP key rewinds 10 seconds per push (pause with the PLAY
>button and then STOP to actually stop) and it has 10 bookmarks
>(resumes). The latter let me remove an audio book disc and listen to
>some music, then resume the book later. I'd like to see the bookmark
>facility expanded so that there is no numerical limit and so that the
>bookmarks are stored to disc by name. I'd love to be able to have more
>than one audio book underway at a time and to be able to move back and
>forth between them and music. Don't know if this is practical or not but
>it IS a wish list.
>Again, thanks a million for the superb "product".
>John De Armond
>Cleveland, Occupied TN

John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2003-05-13

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