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Subject: Re: *PANIC* ATA-52
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-06-01

RK wrote:
> I figured out how to reflash my JBR V2 back to the original firmware.
> Now when I power up the unit, it keeps on saying "Hard drive error.
> Please check HD". So it must really be bad. It did run a few times
> tonight, but now it keeps failing with that message.

Sounds like a hard drive failure, or more likely a battery problem, like
  bad battery connectors.

> Now it's just a curiosity, but does anyone know what error #52 is?

I need to know which Rockbox version you have installed to tell you
that. But it is most likely a failure to spin up the hard drive.


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