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Subject: Re: *Panic* ATA error

Re: *Panic* ATA error

From: Banzaitron I <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 20:24:35 -0800 (PST)

Yes, I'm pretty sure it's not the battery. I charged
it and it still makes the same hideous clunking noise
when I tried to boot afterwards. It sounds like the
mechanism in the drive is stuck or something. This is
very frustrating. It's less than a year old.

Can anyone recommend a good 40 or 60 gig replacement
drive? Thx.

> Hi,
>sounds a small bit like if the batteries are low.
>Did you try to hold F1 while pluggin in to the
>charger ?
>This will boot the old archos firmware that will
>start to charge the
>batteries undonditionally without trying to start the

--- Banzaitron I <> wrote:

> I just tried turning on my v2 recorder this morning,
> when to my horror it just started making clicking
> and
> clunking noises over and over, stuck on the rockbox
> boot screen. Eventually I got the panic ATA error
> msg, and one time I got what appeared to be a hex
> dump
> screen. I tried booting into archos' firmware with
> F1
> and it still clunks and hangs. Is there any hope of
> recovering this drive or is it toast? Assuming it's
> dead, I suppose I'll need to look into the HD
> upgrade.
> Is there a dummy's guide to replacing the HD in the
> archos out there anywhere?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Received on 2005-01-05

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