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Subject: Re: shuffle for over 400 songs

Re: shuffle for over 400 songs

From: Hardeep Sidhu <>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 20:09:10 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Vince,

There are a couple of things you can do:

1. Create a playlist that contains all your MP3s (e.g.
from Main Menu: Create Playlist) and then play that.

2. If you prefer to keep all your MP3s in one
directory, update to the latest daily build and set
General Settings->System->Max files in dir browser to
your preferred size (remember to restart system after

The first option is preferred as the second will
affect the amount of memory available for buffering
tracks to play


--- Vince Scimeca <> wrote:
> I have had my Archos Studio 20 for about a week now
> and I absolutely love it! I found the Rockbox
> project and downloaded
> the software today and now I love my player even
> more! I had put about 600 of my favorite mp3's in
> the root of my player and
> just set the thing to shuffle and life is good. Now
> I notice I get a buffer overload error and it will
> only recognize the first 400
> mp3's since I installed the Rockbox software. So I
> created a Music directory in the root of the device
> and put 399 mp3's in there and
> then I created a Music2 subdirectory within the
> Music directory for the rest. Now I can play all
> the mp3's in the 2 directory's, however
> when I shuffle it seems as though I can only shuffle
> the songs in each individual folder, not the 2
> folders combined. Is there any way that
> I can shuffle more then 400 mp3's with the Rockbox
> software? Any help is appreciated.
> thanks,
> Vince
Received on 2003-06-05

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