Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: unable to format hard drive?
Re: unable to format hard drive?
From: Glenn Ervin at Home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 18:48:28 -0600
How about using a windows 98 boot disk on the computer of whatever O S that
You could format the drive then, assuming you have USB legacy enabled in the
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To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, February 26, 2004 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: unable to format hard drive?
J> My JBR20 has an 80 gig drive in it.
J> Any advice? (I don't have access currently to a linux box, just win2k or
J> MacOS X).
As much as I know Windows 2000 is unable to format drives exceeding a
certain capacity with FAT32. I had a similar problem with an imagetank
that has a 20 GB hard disk built-in - I couldn't format it using my
laptop with Windows 2000 on it. So I tried it again with the
imagetank connected to my desktop computer running Windows XP - there
If you don't have access to a Windows XP machine you should try
Knoppix as Mike Holden stated in another message. Knoppix can be
booted completey from CD-ROM, no installation required. It should be
able to format your drive with FAT32.
Received on 2004-02-27