Forum.ArchosFans.com

Unofficial Archos Support Forum
It is currently Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:34 pm

All times are UTC+01:00




Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu May 12, 2016 5:57 pm 
Offline
Archos Novice
Archos Novice

Joined: Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:04 pm
Posts: 6
Greetings all,
I have an old Archos 5 IMT that I suspect the hard drive is starting to die on (I keep getting "FAT is corrupted" but if I unplug the power/USB cable and power it off, the power it back on, it seems to come up, but I don't want to keep chancing it). I would like to replace the drive before it dies, so I was going to do the downgrade then patch the firmware/bootloader using these instructionshttps://sites.google.com/site/archos5imt/downgrade, but I can't seem to get it running. First thing, I can't seem to get the Archos into recovery mode, I think due to the battery being too bad (it won't hold a charge more than a couple minutes, which is why I always have it plugged in). When I have it plugged in normally, I can get this:

[[email protected] ~]# fdisk -l /dev/sdc

Disk /dev/sdc: 249.7 GB, 249727726080 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30361 cylinders, total 487749465 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdc1 63 487749464 243874701 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
[[email protected] ~]#

but when I try to do the mount -t ext3 -o offset=124863846912 /dev/sdc /media/temp I get an error saying there is a wrong fstype, bad option, or bad superblock on /dev/loop0

Is that because I didn't do the recovery? Any help would be appreciated before this dies completely, I use it as my music for my commute everyday, and will be going on vacation soon, so would like to have it then, too..


Top
   
PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2016 1:56 pm 
Offline
Archos Novice
Archos Novice

Joined: Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:04 pm
Posts: 6
UPDATE: I was about to get into the recovery mode, then finally mount the hidden partition, but it seems to be mounting it read-only, as when I try to copy the files, I get an error. I am logged in as root on the host machine, so should not have any issues there..


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited