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Subject: Re: ATA error: -1
From: [IDC]Dragon (
Date: 2004-03-13

> I just experienced the same problem with my Archos
> Jukebox Recorder 20 equipped with 2200 batteries. It
> didn't seem to be charging. When I turned on the unit
> without the AC plugged in and held the ON button, it
> would boot up to the Rockbox screen, then plugging in
> the AC, I would get the ATA error -1 message followed
> by debug screen.
> Taking the discharged batteries out, charging them
> externally, and reinstalling them seems to have done
> the trick. The frustrating part was the new discharged
> batteries wouldn't take a charge in the Archos with
> its AC adapter plugged in. I think having the "Deep
> Discharge" setting. I've turned off deep discharge and
> turned on trickle charge.

This setting doesn't matter here.

Have you done a full reflash (with "firmware_flash.rock) this year? You
probably still have the old bootloader, see this thread:


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