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Third Party => Repairing and Upgrading Rockbox Capable Players => Topic started by: DustyTill on March 21, 2012, 11:27:59 AM

Title: [Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 21, 2012, 11:27:59 AM
Hello everybody, i'm French, so I want to apologize for my poor English before starting this topic. So I have bought a new 240 Gb HDD and connected it with a Zif converter on my Cowon X5L, but this message appears : ATA Error: - 1. What does it means. Is there any way to fix it ? Thanks.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 23, 2012, 11:16:04 AM
Please help meeeee !!!  :'(

Post Merge: March 24, 2012, 06:23:57 AM
Is there anybody who knows how to upagrade a Cowon X5L with a 240 HDD ?
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 26, 2012, 09:27:29 AM
Nobody ?
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: gevaerts on March 26, 2012, 11:20:27 AM
I don't know exactly what -1 means, but I suspect it fails very early (error values tend to increase further in the sequence in the ATA driver). Are you sure all cables are connected properly?
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 26, 2012, 01:11:56 PM
Yes, because it works if I plug my old HDD. I just don't know how to change a HDD, and I see that a lot of people has done that.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: gevaerts on March 26, 2012, 01:30:05 PM
I don't see how your old HD (which doesn't have the ZIF adapter) or the fact that other people have managed this prove that you connected the ZIF cable properly.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 26, 2012, 01:46:18 PM
How do I know if I have connected it correctly ? It seems alright.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: gevaerts on March 26, 2012, 03:59:17 PM
For starters, check if you haven't put the cable in upside down.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 27, 2012, 10:39:00 AM
I made it like in the first post : http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=24257.0
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: bluebrother on March 27, 2012, 01:37:43 PM
What error number do you get if you start the player without the HDD connected? If it's -1 as well I'd say there's a good chance that something with the connection is the problem.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 27, 2012, 02:39:04 PM
I get actually -1 without the HDD. Maybe the zif connector ? I bought it new.

Post Merge: March 28, 2012, 01:10:04 PM
Do I have to buy another one ?
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on March 29, 2012, 12:46:31 PM
Please help me, I can't do anything in my own for this, and I search solutions since 9 days, but I don't find. :-[
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on April 01, 2012, 04:13:19 PM
UP
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on April 04, 2012, 03:53:29 PM
UP
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: torne on April 04, 2012, 03:56:40 PM
Don't do that.

It's likely a connection issue, as you have already been told. There's not much more anyone can say.
Title: Re: [Not Solved] ATA Error: -1
Post by: DustyTill on April 06, 2012, 11:29:55 AM
Nevermind guys, it works perfectly now...