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Subject: RE: FM Recorder Battery Issue
From: Chuck Urwiler (
Date: 2003-10-09


I was wondering this myself. So you're saying that, in the FMR, the
shutdown is always caused by the Archos hardware then? I ask because I've
seen similar behavior, where my battery can be as high as 74% and the FMR
will shut down at the next disk access. Turn the unit back on and it works
fine for another half hour, then shuts down. 'tis a pain, as you might
have guessed. <g>


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Linus Nielsen Feltzing
Sent: Thursday, October 09, 2003 6:09 AM
Subject: Re: FM Recorder Battery Issue

Henry Mitchell wrote:
> I've scanned through the archives, seen some similar issues, but not
> sure what the resolution is.
> In short, it seems that the battery level is not being properly reported

> to rockbox. Does anyone else have experience with this and how to fix
> it? Right now, I just keep rebooting until it comes back with
> sufficient power, but it's a pain. I don't believe it's a loose contact

> or anything like that.

You seem to assume that Rockbox shuts off the device if it thinks that
the battery level is too low. That is not true. Rockbox doesn't care
about the battery level, it runs until it dies.


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