Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: Here's what went wrong: (was: Flashing my FM killed it :(
RE: Here's what went wrong: (was: Flashing my FM killed it :(
From: Gvillo, Mike <MXG_at_dolby.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 10:07:53 -0700
Thanks for the response! I've been pretty busy with vacations lately, I put the bad flash incident out of mind.
Archos hackers ROCK!!
Thanks for all your hard work.
PS I didn't get a personal e-mail, but no worries.
From: idc-dragon_at_gmx.de [mailto:idc-dragon_at_gmx.de]
Sent: Monday, September 15, 2003 11:27 PM
Subject: RE: Here's what went wrong: (was: Flashing my FM killed it :(
Ah, there you are, misflasher #2. You have been very quiet about it. I answered you posting, later tried to email you, no response.
> What's the mod to fix a bad flash? I screwed up my FM recorder with a
> bad burn. I'm an electrical engineer with some resources, so lay it
> on me.
> I can't find the original thread. Does this mean there's additional
> safeties in place to make sure bozos like me don't incorrectly flash
> It's a great project, it's just really screws your day when you lose
> your mp3 player. I'd like to do the UART mod and reflash the old one
> before flashing my new one.
My answer was here: http://rockbox.haxx.se/mail/archive/rockbox-archive-2003-08/0625.shtml
My sourcecode package contains the now user-friendly program to UART-flash, called "RockFlash.exe": http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/flash/flash_sourcecode.zip
Pictures of my recorder uart boot mod are here, an article is overdue: http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/uart_boot/
For FM PCB revision 2.1, you find the serial at a kind of empty 2*3 header position close to the headphone jack. RX is the square pad, TX is across. The 4*10k pullup array which you temporarily have to change into a pulldown is right below the flash chip.
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