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Subject: Re: Sansa e280 freeze with original firmware

Re: Sansa e280 freeze with original firmware

From: Michael Sevakis <>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 14:32:01 -0400

Try out

There's both an actual bootloader mi4 there and a .diff. Pick whichever you
prefer to use and see. One user already reported success.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Stenberg" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 3:45 AM
Subject: Re: Sansa e280 freeze with original firmware

> 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
> > just fine. However, I cannot get the player into the original firmware.
> > 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,
> 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 2007-10-04

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