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Subject: Talkbox and Bookmarking projects

Talkbox and Bookmarking projects

From: JMP <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 22:07:03 +0200

I have an Archos Studio 6000 "Jukebox 5.08/Rockbox 2.0". May I remind you
all that this model doesn't have a recording facility.

In the past few days, I've been fiddling with my Jukebox in the hope of
finding a way of resuming long files.

I've tried bookmarking without success due to my own ignorance:
*Was I supposed to put the Bookmarking-20 files in the root directory (but
what was I expected to do with the ajbrec.ajz file? the player needs a .mod
file, not an .ajz one!)
*Or was I supposed to kick out the archos.mod file supplied by Rockbox and
to replace it with the ajbrec.ajz supplied in the talkbox zip file and then
rename it archos.mod (that seemed too bold to me, I'm always afraid that my
machine will lock up on me!)

So, I reluctantly removed the bookmark files and turned to the Talkbox

I first used the Talkbox-5.7.2003-aj-studio.mod and then the
Talkbox-5.15.2003-aj-studio.mod files. There again, it didn't seem to do
much difference and with regret, I removed these files too. I am under the
impression that the Talkbox project is not suited for the Studio 6000
because it doesn't have a recording facility.

And now I've discovered that Rockbox 2.0 did provide a bookmark facility all
the time: I navigate the menu while listening to a book, find the
"archos.mod" file and do a quick press on it: the LCD reads "Rolo"
"descramble" and now my Archos will resume where it was at that precise
moment each time I turn it on again. It's not perfect (I wish it would do
this without my intervention and I hope that someone will come with the
answer) but still, it's pretty cool and extremely valuable for audio-books.

This is where I stand at the moment. I hope I was not too long and that it
makes some sense, and above all that it will help people who, like me, find
it sometimes confusing to install all that exciting software. It's a pity
that all this good work is sometimes wasted because the information is not
always clear to the average person.

Thanks to all for reading me so far and keep the good work,

Received on 2003-05-19

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