Sandisk Sansa c250
Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Fri Oct 12 10:09:57 UTC 2007
On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 04:57:32AM -0500, Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 10:01:33 +0100
> Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at 1407.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 04:09:05PM -0500, Steven P. Ulrick wrote:
> > > I just purchased a Sandisk Sansa c250. The only problem is that it
> > > is real picky about id3 tags. All of my mp3's were recently
> > > re-tagged using Easytag. The c250 proceeds to lump them all as
> > > "Unknown Artist" and "Unknown Album." I then figured out that if I
> > > remove all the tags, and just tag the album and the artist thusly:
> > > id3tag -2 --album="Dancing In Jerusalem" --artist="Lamb" *.mp3
> > Fix your Sansa c250: www.rockbox.org
> > Rui
> This looks like what I needed, so I followed the following instructions:
> As root, installation went perfectly.
Cool! I envy you, I'm thinking to buy one of those too.
> the Rockbox documentation.Unfortunately, the screen then went black. I
> tried powering on the player again, and it appears to be deader than a
> doornail. This seems like such a shame, because I believe that Rockbox
> SHOULD work as described, and that I just had a unique (bad)
> experience. I hope I can at least get it powered up again and get
> Rockbox off the player, so I can return it to Staples and get my money
> back. Of course, I'd prefer to get Rockbox working on this player...
That's sad, but do try to get in touch with the RockBox guys, I'm sure they'll
be of more help than I can give you :)
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