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Subject: Re: Talkbox and Bookmarking projects

Re: Talkbox and Bookmarking projects

From: Benjamin <>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2003 14:03:16 -0800

The ajz file is for recorder specific models only. Renaming it (probably)
won't allow it to work on a studio model. In order to get bookmarking into
your studio is to either compile it into the 2.0 standard code or to ask
nicely on the mailing list for someone to compile the code and send the mod
file to you.

The functionality you noticed in the 2.0 build is the Resume feature that has
been part of Rockbox for a while. It only works for one file at any given
time. Kind of like only being able to use a single bookmark for a library of
a 100 books :-).


On Mon, 19 May 2003 22:07:03 +0200, JMP wrote
> Hi.
> 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 project.
> 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,
> Jean.
Received on 2003-05-20

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