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Subject: Re: directory buffers full, possible solution

Re: directory buffers full, possible solution

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2009 19:12:47 +0100

On 2009-12-03 02:26, David Mehler wrote:

> This issue is on a Sandisk e280 and in a music folder. I was and am
> getting an error "Directory buffers full" when atempting to browse it,
> or select songs. I upgraded my rockbox to version 3.4 this didn't
> solve the issue. I plugged the drive in to a computer and looked at
> the folder. There were approx 1800+ files in said folder. My best
> guess is that a run of voicebox did not complete successfully and left
> files around in various states. So, for me recopying over the folder
> and removing the multiple files did it.

There's also the setting "Max Entries in File Browser" (System Settings
/ Limits) which can help in situations like this. But avoiding that many
files in a folder is a good idea too.

Received on 2009-12-03

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