QUOTE(puckman @ Nov 30 2007, 06:41 AM)
It is -extremely- important to do the following
QUOTE(puckman @ Nov 30 2007, 01:23 AM)
QUOTE(puckman @ Nov 30 2007, 12:22 AM)
I have followed the instructions from the TRISoft howto restore HD to the letter but still getting the dreaded HDD1 Error!!
Just to sum up, I wiped the drive, used fdisk to make 3 primary partitions, formated them as instructed, created .sys dir's on hda1 and hda2 and copied the files into them. Still getting a HDD1 Error!!
Can anyone point me in the right direction?
I read on one of the threads that pressing CTRL+C+D will bypass the HDD1 Error!! but when I do the Z simply counts from 5 to 0 and reboots.
I found a GREAT walk trough here: http://figlabs.com/restore/
and now have a fully working Zaurus with original software in Japanese
Thought I would put the update here as the above link was not easy to find.
when formatting the hard disks --- mke2fs -j --- If you do not enable journaling on the filesystem, you will get the HDD Error. If you do not copy the files into a .sys directory on each drive, you will get the HDD error. The Zaurus C3x00 is really picky about this, when using the Cacko/Sharp rom.
First partition (/dev/hda1) is cylinders 1-20 type 83
Second partition (/dev/hda2) is cylinders 21-40 type 83
Third partition (/dev/hda3) is the rest of the drive, type c