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Subject: Re: Can't get my archos talking

Re: Can't get my archos talking

From: Glenn Ervin at Home <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 19:49:22 -0500

I think the menus must have changed since you wrote the below arrowing.
I believe the difference is 1 up arrow after:
menu )F1)
2 down
1 right
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aman Singer" <>
To: "'Rockbox development'" <>
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 2:01 PM
Subject: RE: Can't get my archos talking

Hi, Rick.
I sent out these instructions a few months ago, and Glenn Ervin
edited them back then. They work to reset the settings on the recorder
units, and they should work on the players too, though I haven't tried them
on the player unit.

2 down,
1 right,
4 up,
1 right,
1 up,
1 right,
2 up,
play twice. Then left arrow out of there if you still don't have usable
Make sure to wait a second when you hit menu.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Rick Alfaro
Sent: June 23, 2004 2:51 PM
To: 'Rockbox development'
Subject: RE: Can't get my archos talking

One more question...

Is there currently a way to force RockBox to boot with default settings? I
was thinking it is going to be difficult for someone that can't see the
display to get to the appropriate menu option to reset the configuration to
default. Maybe a hot key held down at boot time or something?

Best regards,

Rick Alfaro

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of [IDC]Dragon
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 1:49 PM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: RE: Can't get my archos talking

> I wonder what the story is on this. So far I have come across at
> least 4 people that have followed the directions to the tee and
> despite this, their units will not talk. One of them is a 20gb
> JukeBox Studio 20, 2 are JukeBox
> 20 recorders, and not sure about the fourth one.
> Anyone have any ideas as to what could be different about these units
> that simply refuse to talk?

The voice file may not fit, if the files and directory buffers are set to
oversizedly large. Try resetting the settings. And check Info -> Rockbox
Info. The buffer size given there must be larger than the voice file.


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