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Subject: Re: e200: No audio in Rockbox, OF works fine

Re: e200: No audio in Rockbox, OF works fine

From: Daniel Feldman <miyabo_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 15:06:33 -0600

Note to future Googlers: I was able to fix this issue by resetting the
e250's clock. Mystery not solved, but at least it works now.

-- Daniel

>
> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I happily used Rockbox on my Sansa e250 for 5 months. Last week, all
> > audio in Rockbox, including MP3 playback, FM radio, and beeps, stopped
> > working.
> >
> > Rockbox now constantly plays static which seems to change in tone
> > depending on what the COU is doing (e.g. moving the scroll wheel makes
> > a little noise). The static starts as soon as Rockbox boots up.
> > Changing songs, stopping playback, changing the volume, and using the
> > radio don't have any effect. The VU meter shows activity only when
> > Rockbox thinks it's playing something. The static stops completely
> > when I plug the unit into USB, and starts again when I unplug it.
> >
> > The Sansa original firmware works fine.
> >
> > I've tried fixing this issue by reinstalling the official build of
> > Rockbox and the latest bootloader, after deleting all files on the
> > data partition. I've also tried resetting every option on the original
> > firmware side. These had no effect on the static at all. I have not
> > yet tried reformatting the data partition or installing a different
> > version of the original firmware.
> >
> > It's possible that this is a hardware problem which, for some reason,
> > only manifests itself in Rockbox. Apologies if this problem has
> > already been discussed and answered.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > -- Daniel
>
Received on 2008-01-07


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