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Subject: Re: recover lost recording file

Re: recover lost recording file

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 15:17:35 +0200

VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) wrote:
> The file doesn't disappear, it wasn't closed so, to the FAT file
> system, it apparently never existed.

The Rockbox implementation of the FAT32 system creates a valid dir entry
when the file is opened, so the file exists before anything is written
to it.

> You can duplicate this at will by recording for long enough to write
> data to the disk and then holding the "off" button until the AJR
> turns off.

I just tried twice, and both files are there.

Which version of Rockbox are you using?

Received on 2004-10-08

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