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Subject: Re: Ondio128 UartBoot flashing

Re: Ondio128 UartBoot flashing

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 00:46:48 +0100

On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 00:08:30 +0100 (MET), [IDC]Dragon <> wrote:
> > When I switch it on it takes bloody ages in any of the screens you are
> > supposed to see. I thought many times it freezed, then took out the
> > batteries, but when I once lay it down on the table, I noticed it
> > would boot to the menu after ages.
> > I was then even able to see and use the menue, but as soon as I try to
> > have any action, it says the memory is broken, or there is no valid
> > partition, can't remember it. I suppose booting takes that long due to
> > ata-timeouts. It boots the oroginal archos-firmware of course...
> Is it working at least sometimes, with Rockbox? I suggest to immediately
> flash as soon as you get Rockbox working.

yeah, I damn myself for beeing to scary to flash it before...
rockbox didn't come up with any of my attempts.
If the external mmc is working, I might install rockbox on it, then
flash it from there, preferably a version that does not touch the
internal mcc anymore, (so a non-multivolume-version like plain vanilla
2.4), isn't it ?
Then, if no external mmc is present, the miniMon would tell me (or
you) what the problem is, right ?
If the external mmc does not work too, then the problem is not the
internal mmc-chip, but the driving chip, right ?

> Else I'm of course open to junk yard refills...

I think that's fair.
The display still has his protective foil, the housing has no
scratches, except from a bullet hole (long story), keys and mechs in
good shape as well as any of the sockets (was a 128 fm...)

Received on 2005-01-03

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