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Subject: Re: Combining two directories into one?

Re: Combining two directories into one?

From: santiago102.myway via rockbox <>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:15:38 -0400

I have tried this and it worked perfectly.  I now have 689 tracks according to the number when i now go to Now Playing.
Many thanks
-----Original Message-----
From: "R.L. Horn via rockbox" []
Date: 08/04/2016 03:56
To: "santiago102.myway via rockbox" <>
CC: "R.L. Horn" <>
Subject: Re: Combining two directories into one?

On Thu, 7 Apr 2016, santiago102.myway wrote:

> Just re-posting in the hope that someone can help.

> I have been using my Sansa Clip+ for some time (more than three years)
> with no problems.  Previously the database had some 650 tracks, 420 on
> the player and 230 on the 32GB microSDHC (these are larger tracks).

> I...have re-initialised the database.  It found 680 files -  what I
> expected.  But when I go to Resume Playback, I see that the total file
> number is only 420.

Resume Playback returns you to the last playlist. New tracks aren't added

> If I go to Files and open a file on my 32GB drive, then  I can play all
> the files on this drive - the remaining 260 - randomly.

That's the way it's supposed to work. Each directory comprises a separate
playlist. Once a dynamic playlist is initialized by starting playback in
a given directory, it's up to you to add other playlists (including
directories) to it if that's what you want.

So, you might start the ball rolling by playing something on internal
storage. Then, long press <microSD1> (or whatever the SD mountpoint is
called), select Current Playlist, and select one of the insert or queue

I presume you could accomplish the same thing via the database (maybe just
something like "play all tracks"). I've never actually used the database
as Rockbox doesn't require it and neither do I.

Received on 2016-04-08

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