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Subject: Re: formated hidden partition

Re: formated hidden partition

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2009 23:09:02 +0100 (CET)

On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, chicken wrote:

> the reason is that I kinda formated all my sansa 280 (all plus the
> hidden partition)

Is that an e280?

>> Bus 004 Device 010: ID 0781:0720 SanDisk Corp. Sansa C200 series in
>> recovery mode

Here it says C200?

> I tried using e200tool but as you might know I got nothing to recover and I
> don't know where I could get the firmware or the bootloader or do the
> partition as I can't mount it or do anything (Any idea? , anyone?)

> the screen is all black, and the wheel is always on.

A wheel seems to imply an e280.

> this is what I get when I try usin e200tool
>> ./e200tool init
>> e200tool v0.2.3-alpha (c) by MrH 2006, 2007
>> Searching for device 0781:0720 ... found!
>> Initializing USB stub (4780 bytes) ... done!
> I also tried mounting it as a mtp drive with mtpfs

Don't. Read the SansaE200Unbrick wiki page and follow the instructions.

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