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Subject: Re: Sansa Music directory gets hidden

Re: Sansa Music directory gets hidden

From: Barry Wardell <>
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 16:08:08 +0000

The Sandisk firmware will set the music directory to be hidden whenever it
is run. This probably includes when you connect your sansa to copy over
files via usb.

I'd guess this is the cause of your problem. It shouldn't have any relation
to any version of Rockbox running.

On Nov 18, 2007 3:00 PM, Tjerk Schuringa <> wrote:

> I recently purchased the nice Sandisk Sansa e280 just to be able to run
> Rockbox. I didn't even try Sandisk's firmware... After installing the
> r15550-071109 release I found that it wouldn't show the Music directory.
> The
> File View (General Settings|File View|Show Files) was set to "Supported"
> but
> the directory itself was hidden I could not navigate to my music files.
> Only
> selecting "All" re-enabled this. This kinda defeated the whole idea so I
> used
> my win32 file manager (Total Commander) to clear the "hidden" and
> "archive"
> flags of this directory and its contents. Now the "Supported" setting for
> the
> File View worked as expected. After some time I wanted to browse my files
> again
> but this was impossible because the flags had somehow reverted back to
> "hidden"
> and "archive" being set. What can I do to fix this behavior? Will
> installing
> version r15662 help me here?
> T.J.
> .
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Received on 2007-11-18

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