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Subject: Re: any advice for a probably dead HD in jbrv2?

Re: any advice for a probably dead HD in jbrv2?

From: Glenn at home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 22:01:40 -0500

I tried the freezing trick once on my non-functional 80 GB drive, but it did
not work.
Maybe my deep freezer did not get cold enough.
With regard to the humidity, I put my drive in a thick zip lock baggie
before freezing it.
But freezing it is supposed to un-stick the heads, allowing them to move
again, I believe.
Glenn
----- Original Message -----
From: "Manuel Dejonghe" <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 2:21 PM
Subject: Re: any advice for a probably dead HD in jbrv2?


On 4/11/06, Mike Bartz <mob_at_bartzfamily.net> wrote:
> ok, will try that. the drive definitely didn't like the cold, and I
> have to use ac power just to get it to go. probably the batteries had
> trouble with being cold too.

uh ? Your freezer-trick (we're still waiting for the explanation :-)
included getting the recV2 to the freezer as well ?
I hope it was not too humid there where you got it out of the fridge !

~lImbus
Received on 2006-04-12

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