Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder <20GB
Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder <20GB
From: Neon John <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 12:45:20 -0500
So you'd recommend forgoing the benefits of a JBR, probably one
available at a good price, because once a year or less you might run
scandisk and have to let it run overnight? Personally, that doesn't
even show up on my radar screen. If I had to take the disk back out
to scandisk it, that would be no big deal.
I have no idea what the voice clip generator is but since neither me
nor any of my friends for whom I've obtained JBRs has ever needed it,
safe to say that it isn't important to our enjoyment.
On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 19:01:47 -0600, "Glenn at home"
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Neon John" <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
>To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Friday, February 10, 2006 5:53 PM
>Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder <20GB
>After all, a slow JBR is better than most any alternative!
>True, but another consideration to the slower USB situation, is that if one
>occassionally runs the voice clip generator, it can be painfully slow.
>Along with the occassional scandisk, which is also quite slow with the
>slower USB connection.
>On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 12:37:26 +0100, Linus Nielsen Feltzing
>>Gert Brinkmann wrote:
>>> Thanks for the answers. I will avoid such a device now, because it has
>>> to work with Linux, which the old ones will not do as I guess, because
>>> of the required special driver.
>>Don't worry, that driver (ISD200) has been in the kernel for ages.
>John De Armond
>See my website for my current email address
>Cleveland, Occupied TN
>A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
--- John De Armond See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com Cleveland, Occupied TN A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo EmersonReceived on 2006-02-11
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