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Subject: *PANIC* recfile: -4 and lose everything

*PANIC* recfile: -4 and lose everything

From: espammy <>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 12:52:55 -0700

I have a Archos JBR V2 (P/N 4000028) with a strange problem. I am
running the Rockbox 2.5 firmware and have also successfully flashed
the unit. I have reformatted and re-unzipped the 2.5 firmware, so
starting out clean.

Here's the issue: whenever I try to record, everything appears to be
going fine (Time and Size increments, levels move, etc) until I end
the recording. As soon as I stop the recording I get the following

recfile: -4

The green light is on and the red light is flashing.

At that point I hold the OFF button for 10 seconds or so to turn off
the unit. When I turn it back on I get the messages "No rockbox
directory" and "Installation incomplete."

If I hook the unit up to my laptop at this point, here's what the
directory listing looks like"

 Directory of F:\

02/04/1980 12:03 AM 0 A
07/31/1980 12:07 AM 16,711,935 A
02/04/1980 12:02 AM 0 R
03/15/1980 12:03 AM 110 B
03/21/1980 12:03 AM 6,619,245 ?
02/04/1980 12:04 AM 0 S
02/04/1980 12:01 AM 196,680 a
02/04/1980 12:04 AM 0 m
02/04/1980 12:03 AM 65,742 1
The parameter is incorrect.
02/04/1980 12:03 AM 16,711,935 A
02/04/1980 12:06 AM 0 R
03/16/1980 12:03 AM 51 A
02/04/1980 12:00 AM 65,727 N
              14 File(s) 40,706,858 bytes
               0 Dir(s) 17,302,339,584 bytes free

Any idea what is happening here? Bad disk? I've reformatted several
times now, ran chkdsk, etc all to no avail. Seems to work fine until
I try to record.

Don't know if this helps any:

[Hardware Info]
ROM: 1.23
Mask: 0x0104
USB: positive
PR: positive
Flash: M=BF D=D6
ROM CRC: 0x222F V1
ATA: 0x200,master

P0: S:3F
T:C 19069 MB

Disk info:


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