Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive
Re: to swap v2 hard drive
From: Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 21:05:29 -0600
Some great pictures on the forums now.
Gary, can you confirm - is this the same way you bent your case?
Linus, maybe can we move these photos to the documentation side? or at
least the second photo showing the bent case?
I'm feeling a little more confident about this now. I just have to buy a
hard drive now...
----- Original Message -----
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: to swap v2 hard drive
> 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
> > B"H
> > On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 19:24:07 -0600, Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com>
> > wrote:
> >> 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
> >> IDE 4044 connector to make it a drive hooked up to your computer). You
> >> need
> >> to run fdisk and it formats the drive and on mine it says that it is
> >> 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:
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=263044
> > Menachem
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Received on 2004-12-22