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Subject: Re: rockbox on a sandisk sansa E260

Re: rockbox on a sandisk sansa E260

From: Charles philip Chan <cpchan_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 15:07:30 -0400

On 15 May 2007, guyster_at_bex.net wrote:

> I did a google search and came up with an article that
> said that you had to "show all folders" in the settings menu. Can
> anyone give me some pointers on how to do this?

Yes, the Sansa have this annoying habit of rehiding the music
directory. You have 2 choices here, either:

(1) Unhide the directory in Windows and rename it something else if you
    don't use the stock firmware for music.

(2) Setting Rockbox to show all file by going to ""Settings"-> "General
    Settings"-> "File View"-> "Sow Files" and select "All".

As an aside, you will be disappointed with the sound of the Sansa with
the stock Rockbox firmware without the "audio glitch" patch in Flyspray:

    http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/6908

You could either apply it yourself and recompile or use a precompiled
version. Here is a link to mine which includes quite a number of
patches:

  http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12583

Just download rockbox_1.zip and rockbox_2.zip in the first post and
unzip them to the top level directory of your player.

Charles

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