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Subject: Re: flash trouble

Re: flash trouble

From: Yann Gensollen <>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2004 11:34:28 +0100

then how precisely can i do that, is there a procedure with pictures on the

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Linus Nielsen Feltzing" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2004 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: flash trouble

> Yann Gensollen wrote:
> > i don't understand why i can't flash my recorder with rockbox. as it
> > is said in the faq i have question mark in the flash info in debugg
> > menu. what does it mean? what can i do to fix it
> From the "How to flash Rockbox on your Archos" on the Rockbox site
> (, also in the manual
> (
> "Second, you need an in-circuit programmable flash. Chances are about
> 85% that you have, but Archos also used an older flash chip which can't
> do the trick. You can find out via Rockbox debug menu, entry Hardware
> Info. If the flash info gives you question marks, you're out of luck.
> The only chance then is to solder in the right chip (SST39VF020), at
> best with the firmware already in. If the chip is blank, you'll need the
> UART boot mod as well."
> Linus
> _______________________________________________

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