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OK I just reformatted my MP3 player and cleaned things up. So it's now empty, no music loaded on it. Then took a look at from Nautilus, this is what ...
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    Is this normal?


    OK I just reformatted my MP3 player and cleaned things up. So it's now empty, no music loaded on it. Then took a look at from Nautilus, this is what "Properties" tells me:

    Player is 2GB capacity.

    Contents: 7 files totalling 8.9 MB
    8.9 MB used
    1.8 GB free
    Total capacity 1.9GB
    File System MS DOS

    Something doesn't add up here? 200 MB for the formatting??
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    What about the software for playing your collection? Is that supposed to be on a Chip? What about firmware? I know on my Sansa Fuze, when I updated the firmware, I just dropped a .bin file to the root partition and I never deleted that .bin file, perhaps yours is similar?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeTbob View Post
    What about the software for playing your collection? Is that supposed to be on a Chip? What about firmware? I know on my Sansa Fuze, when I updated the firmware, I just dropped a .bin file to the root partition and I never deleted that .bin file, perhaps yours is similar?
    The software must be on chip I think. Thinking about it, it seem to make sense now much in line with the actual available space on say a 2GB flash

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