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Subject: Re: Red LED of doom

Re: Red LED of doom

From: Joseph Jones <>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 23:49:28 +0000

Yeah, mine still does this if I carry it on my hip. It occurs to me
that if at least *some* of the software will work, can't we just make
the disk poweroff and then back on? I assume that's the problem since
it seems to be movement related. As per usual, I am not a developer,
so just correct me if I'm wrong :)


On Thu, 18 Nov 2004 22:42:52 +0000, DavÝ­ Geirsson <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering if anyone else has noticed this problem:
> Occasionally my recorder will stop playing, with the HD spun up and
> the red LED on constant. It will stay that way until shut off (by
> holding OFF). I'm not sure if this is a rockbox problem or a hardware
> problem though.
> I do remember though that this was a bit different with older releases
> (was running a daily from a few months back until recently), in that I
> was able to access some of the menus, and the play/pause button
> changed the icon in the status bar from the play to the pause symbol
> (though nothing really changed, other than that). At least, I'm
> guessing it's the same problem. Could be seperate though.
> Anyway, I figured someone here might know what this is.
> Regards,
> --
> DavÝ­ Steinn Geirsson
> Reykjavik, Iceland
> +354 8696608
> _______________________________________________
Received on 2004-11-19

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