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Subject: Re: Problem with Flashed FM Recorder

Re: Problem with Flashed FM Recorder

From: DMC Two <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 06:00:21 -0500

I believe I wasn't holding down F1 early enough in the boot (ie preferably
before pressing the on button). Managed to get it reflashed now. Thanks a

>From: "[IDC]Dragon" <>
>Subject: Re: Problem with Flashed FM Recorder
>Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 09:34:32 +0100 (MET)
> > When I was trying to reflash to the latest rockbox, I accidentally (I
> > think)
> > reflashed my FM Recorder with the original archos firmware
> > (archos_v2_140a.ucl) instead in a moment of idiocy.
>That's the software for a V2 recorder, not for an FM. The FM has 1.30j. It
>shouldn't make much difference, just the tuner disabled, but you never know
>unless tried.
>Anyway, if you just flashed a wrong .ucl you're safe, no matter which file
>you used. Hold F1 while powering on should bring your box back to life with
>the correct Archos software.
> > Subsequent attempts to
> > get Rockbox to run, whether the flash_fm version of ajbrec.ajz, the 2.1
> > version, or the latest daily build have been unsuccessful, even after I
> > made
> > sure to use directory snoop to wipe whatever old files were still
> > around.
>I don't understand what you were trying. Did you use F1-start?
>General recipe after flashing wrong ucl:
>- Power off the box
>- Plug USB to your running PC
>- Hold F1 while powering up the box, brings you into Archos USB screen
>- copy a consistent rockbox build to the box, including .ajz, .ucl, .rock's
>- unmount USB, unplug USB -> the rockbox you've just copied should start
>- flash the better .ucl
> > Is there anything
> > else I can do to get Rockbox back or am I screwed?
>As long as your box runs some software, you're not screwed.
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