Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive
Re: to swap v2 hard drive
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 17:02:56 -0500
You can install the drive, then use swissknife (freeware) to format and
partition the drive thru the usb. Takes literally 30 seconds.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Menachem Shapiro" <menachem.shapiro_at_gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive
> On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 19:24:07 -0600, Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com>
>> You have to format the hard drive before you can place it
>> in the v2. The best way is to use a Windows Me or 98 boot disk (using an
>> IDE 4044 connector to make it a drive hooked up to your computer). You
>> to run fdisk and it formats the drive and on mine it says that it is only
>> formatting 29,000 MB but it really formatted all 100GB.
>> Fred M
> This is a known issue with the Windows 98 FDISK command. The numbers
> start wrapping around after 64 GB. Microsoft offers an updated version
> of FDISK that will be able to see the whole drive.
> Here is the link to the Knowledge Base Article:
Received on 2004-12-21