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Subject: RE: 5400rpm toshiba drive in JBR

RE: 5400rpm toshiba drive in JBR

From: Stuart Tedford <>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 18:17:03 +0100

It might apply if the links still worked ;-)

I tried forcing the drive into master mode by putting a jumper on it
according to the data sheet (it was only needed if a certain pin was low
apparantly). It didn't work.

It would be great if you can give me a quick idea of what the fix was for
your drive?


-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Bronson []
Sent: 27 May 2004 17:12
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: 5400rpm toshiba drive in JBR

Dunno if this applies to your drive

...but it sure helped me.

On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 08:08, Stuart Tedford wrote:
> Hello list
> Before I start I'd like to thank everyone for all the improvements that
> been made to RockBox during my abscence. The booting from flash is
> I want to put my 60GB toshiba MK6022GAX 5400rpm drive from my laptop into
> JBR. I briefly tried it late last year and it didn't work but I can't
> remember the exact error I got and I didn't investigate any further.
> I realise this drive isn't ideal for an mp3 player and it won't improve
> performance and will use more power and blah blah blah, but I want to buy
> faster (7200rpm) drive for my laptop and I don't want to have to throw
> existing drive away.
> So has anyone had any success with this or similar 5400rpm drives in a
> If no-one has any thoughts then I'm going to try it again next week after
> back up everything on both the JBR and laptop.
> Stu.
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2004-05-27

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