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Subject: Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1

Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1

From: Stuart Lawler <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 16:46:21 +0100

Hi there,

Will this Tag Cashe function work with speech?

If so, is it supported on the Archos Jukebox 10gb recorder model?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sander Sweers" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 3:08 PM
Subject: Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1

> On Sun, 2006-05-21 at 07:48 -0600, Rocker wrote:
>> Hi,
>> What is the tag cash function used for? I ran it on my H140 with cashing
>> to
>> HD and it took about 1 minute. Is this some kind of alternative to
>> flashing?
> It is the simular to the old tagdb perlscript. It creates a DB of your
> music based on their tags. You will have to switch "show files" to ID3
> database from for example supported to make use of it.
>> To lazy to search the wickie...rocker
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Thomas Heuving" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Sunday, May 21, 2006 3:40 AM
>> Subject: Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1
>> Manuel Dejonghe schrieb am Sun, 21 May 2006 02:22:02 +0200:
>> > On 5/20/06, Thomas Heuving <> wrote:
>> >> After several month I installed the newest daily build of rockbox
>> >> on my Archos Recoder V1. I wanted to try the new tagcache. Here are
>> >> my impressions:
>> >> 3. Tagcache
>> >> In short: It doesn't work on my box. First, settings like
>> >> General Settings -> Playback -> Tag cache
>> >> General Settings -> System -> Disk -> Directory Cache
>> >> are not available.
>> >> I tried to build the tagcache on my box (80G HD, 70G are filled),
>> >> using
>> >> General Settings -> Playback -> Force tag cache update
>> >> as described in the wiki.
>> >> It ran for more than 1 and a half hour before I decided to stop
>> >> the attempt (the wiki says it would take 5-10 minutes!).
>> >> Afterwards I couldn't start my box. On startup there was a
>> >> message regarding the tagcache, the disk spun up for some
>> >> 10 seconds and afterwards the unit showed the bootscreen until I
>> >> shut the recorder down. Only solution was to delete all files
>> >> related
>> >> to the tagcache (luckily I hadn't flashed!).
>> > I played around with the tagcache on my archos recorder v1 as well,
>> > and had the same symptoms, the only difference is, that is works. I
>> > agree it takes a long time. The wiki article is referring to the newer
>> > SWCODEC devices, as some iPod-specific notes show. The tag cache
>> > update takes a long time, and the first bootup takes long as well, but
>> > afterwards it works fine. The second boot and afterwards are almost as
>> > fast as usual.
>> I didn't finish the process, so I think I have to be sufficiently
>> patient.
>> I will give it another shot then. I'm at home now and can connect
>> the device to the charger so time doesn't matter that much. And if
>> all goes wrong I can go to USB-Mode and delete the files from my PC.
>> Last time I tried it "on the road" and wasn't amused about the
>> draining batteries.
>> How much time took it approximately in your case and how big is your HD?
>> Can't there be an external program to build the cache on the PC as in the
>> previous tagcache? I often switch some 10-20GB on my box and then I would
>> have to wait just another time, which is kind of annoying.
>> Tschüß
Received on 2006-05-21

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