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Subject: Re: HELP! Jukebox Recorder 2.0: *PANIC* disk:NULL after HD upgrade

Re: HELP! Jukebox Recorder 2.0: *PANIC* disk:NULL after HD upgrade

From: Heinrich Rebehn <>
Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 22:33:11 +0100

Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
>> I replaced the 20G HD in my Jukebox recorder with a 40G drive today.
>> After powering on, the drive spins up, but the display reads:
>> *PANIC* disk:NULL
>> and nothing happens any more(except for the red light blinking).
> Are you sure you have formatted it with a partition table, and not in
> "floppy mode"?
> Linus

The drive is not formatted at all, it is factory new. I wanted to format
it in the jukebox via USB, but the PC does not see it.

I was able to access the old drive via USB, but with the new drive, the
jukebox does not enter "USB mode", where you can see the USB Symbol on
the display.

I would really like to know, what "*PANIC* disk:NULL" really means. I
tried looking into the source, but could only find a 2.5 tarball whereas
the jukebox runs 2.2

I will also try to put the new disk into a notebook to partition and
format it there, hope this will clear the error.


Received on 2005-11-05

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