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Subject: Re: Can I download previous email archives & thanks for Rockbox!

Re: Can I download previous email archives & thanks for Rockbox!

From: Brian Wolven <>
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2003 23:11:59 -0500

SteamShip wrote:
> I just joined after finding out about Rockbox. I was about to
> upgrade my Jukebox 6000 to an IPod because I'm completely frustrated
> with the suckass Archos WinXP USB drivers crashing WinXP every time
> I want to update files. I found the one post in the archives that
> linked the better Cypress USB drivers,
> and for the first time in over 2 years I can use my Archos with XP !

Hmmm, I never had any issues with Archos and XP. Now my Buslink portable
HD and my Adaptec USB2 PCI card, there's an incompatible pair if I ever
saw one. No crashing of the OS, just a drive that powers up and down
like a yo-yo. I finally picked up a cheap IOGear card from and
it works just fine. Things like this are what makes computers fun, eh?

> For that alone I am sooo happy. However now that I have used the
> features of Rockbox, I am shocked with excitement. I only found out
> about it from an article on page 72 by Chris Pirillo in the November
> issue of CPU magazine. I am making a donation now, but wondered if
> you have a list of previous mail archives that can be downloaded for
> offline viewing.

The mail archive can also be accessed as a newsgroup on

Presumably you could download headers and message bodies and read them
offline at your hearts content. =)

> Thanks from a new user to everyone who developed Rockbox. One last
> question. Why in the hell doesn't Archos get their head out of their
> asses and put a major link and mention of your site and program? It
> would dramatically increase the value of their product, and sales.
> Archos customer service is the penultimate oxymoron.

No comment. =P
Received on 2003-12-06

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