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Subject: RE: recover lost recording file

RE: recover lost recording file

From: VanBaren, Gerald (AGRE) <"VanBaren,>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 07:25:43 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Linus
> Nielsen Feltzing
> Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 9:18 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: recover lost recording file
> 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?
> Linus

Interesting. I was running a fairly old version, I forgot what one, but upgraded back to the top of CVS about a month ago. I have not done an unintentional shutdown since then. Perhaps this is a lot of noise about a problem that has already been fixed. Rockbox ROCKS!


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