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Subject: Re: stumbled.2?
You need a person, who is able to format the disc in your archos as
"FAT32". This should be possible with a MAC and this is of course possible
with a win-PC (>=me and >=2k directly, others with extra software) and any
type of PC running linux/bsd/*nix and able to access the archos hardware (usb).
If you don't get enough help here and don't know someone with a suitable
computer as described above, go to a MAC forum and ask for help in
formatting an external harddisc (that is in fact, what a PC/mac thinks the
archos is) as "FAT32" (see reply from "c s").
At 00:40 19.01.2004, you wrote:
>Intruder alert....Mixed media sculptor stumbled into archos/rockbox
>discussion email list with slight dilemma...
>Recently replaced my 6gb recorder hard drive with a new 20gb. My Mac reads
>everything fine but I simply can't get anything to come up on the
>recorder...always getting the same screen -
>FILE SYSTEM ERROR
>No Valid FAT16/32
>file system found
>Please Format Drive
>Problem is this idiot can replace the drive but has no idea how to format
>it...I initialized it perfectly and have already got some mp3s on it...but I
>just can't listen to them...any help would be greatly appreciated...I am a
>novice here so any specific info would be even more appreciated...
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