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Re: (no subject)

From: Grant Hardy <>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 18:58:18 -0800

Does the original archos firmware actually work?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matias Orchard" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2006 5:52 PM
Subject: (no subject)

> Hello there,
> Let me first say: Long time, no see!!!! You probably don't remember
> me, but I was part of the mailing list in the first part of this
> project..... anyway, hello to everyone!
> After I bought my iPod Mini, I took the hard disk of my Archos and
> used it as an external drive for such a long time.......... unitl, I
> needed a digital output....... and thought of my Rockbox (yeah, would
> be incorrect saying otherwise ;-) ), put everything together, and got
> a couple of errors..... first, the batteries are gone, so I need to
> get new ones... got a couple of old batteries, and got to turn it on.
> After some different noises (hard drive noises), and the Rockbox
> screen (0406xx was the last version I upgraded!!!) for some long
> seconds, I got an "ATA -1 error", and then "ATA -1 panic!". I usually
> don't panic with these type of messages, but this time had no idea of
> what to do. Came to the internet, surfed thru your website for some
> time, and decided to post the question..... Wink
> What do I need to do with my hard drive, before trying to turn on my
> Rockbox?Huh I mean, I guess the problem is that all the Rockbox files
> were deleted, and thus I need to reset the hard drive before using it
> as the Rockbox drive........ Would you please help me here???
> I uploaded the latest version of RB into the hard drive, as I'm able
> to still use it as hard drive (externally, not thru the Archos box),
> but the problem persists. I even tried booting into the Archos system
> (w/ F1), and it wouldn't upload. What do you guys think it could be???
> I would really appreciate your tips!
> Thanks in advance.
> Cheers,
> MO
> --
> Matías Orchard
> email
> cell +56 9128-7843
Received on 2006-02-14

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