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Subject: Re: Iriver wont boot

Re: Iriver wont boot

From: nobby <>
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 18:37:08 +0100

I've panicked for the same reason several times before :)

On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 18:11:10 -0400, Jon Drews <> wrote:

> you were completely right. i was freaking out about something trivial.
> sorry for the cry wolf and thanks for your guidance.
> nobby wrote:
>> Rockbox allows the battery to drain further than iriver will. Try
>> charging the jukebox for several hours and trying again.
>> On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 22:14:52 -0400, Jon Drews <> wrote:
>>> I think i've destroyed my ihp-120. I was having issues with directory
>>> browsing in rockbox, so I attempted to boot into the original
>>> firmware by holding record and then pressing play. This did not work.
>>> I read under the FAQ that if it does not boot into the original
>>> firmware you should do a chkdsk or format with swissknife. chkdsk
>>> crashed so i formatted with swissknife and threw the .rockbox folder,
>>> ihp_120.hex file and rockbox.iriver (the modded ones) back on there.
>>> it restarted once. but now it will not turn on. when i press and hold
>>> the on button nothing happens. i tried hitting the reset button, but
>>> still no go. any other ideas? im open to any suggestion, even if it
>>> entails removal or replacement of parts of my iriver. im going to
>>> start scouring ebay for some broken irivers.
>>> it should also be noted that during the chkdsk crash-- the harddrive
>>> was emmitting the click of death sound. i wonder if this is the
>>> problem.... i have dropped it multiple times...

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