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Subject: Re: Sansa e280 freeze with original firmware

Re: Sansa e280 freeze with original firmware

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 09:45:38 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 2 Oct 2007, Jacob Rau wrote:

> I am now a proud owner of a Sansa e280. I tried to install RB on it today. I
> extracted the archive of today's e200 build, and ran
> Sansapatcher.exe, installing the bootloader. I could then boot into RockBox
> just fine. However, I cannot get the player into the original firmware. When
> I boot it up, holding the << button, I see the sandisk splash screen,
> followed by the Rockbox boot loader's "Loading original firmware" screen. It
> computes the CRC of the firmware; shows it and what the expected CRC
> is--they match--and then it freezes.

This is a known bug in recent bootloaders. If you get sansapatcher 0.2, that
one will install a bootloader that _can_ dual-boot.

We have not properly discovered exactly what triggers this problem (as it
doesn't occur to everyone), but it is suspected to be related to the
microsd(hc) code.

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2007-10-03

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