I’m running the latest firmware (version 1.39) on my Clip Sport. I tend to listen to a lot of podcasts. Some of them are quite long, exceeding an hour. I always listen to podcasts in Fast mode, in case that matters. I also
When I get to the end of a long podcast, say longer than an hour and fifteen minutes, then occasionally as the Clip Sport tries to cycle around to the beginning of the podcast again, it will corrupt the Podcasts file. I lose all of the podcasts (but not music or other things). If I connect to a PC and look at the file system, the Podcasts directory has one file in it, a gibberish file name with a .POS extension. That’s the only thing in the directory. Attempts to actually listen to any of the podcasts (which still appear in the menus) fail with File Format errors. My usual recourse is to rename the Podcasts directory to something else (because I can’t delete it), then create a new Podcasts directory and transfer podcasts into it, which works until I unpredictably hit the problem again and lose all podcasts.
It’s not the same podcast files each time. A re-format of the entire drive didn’t solve the problem.
This really seems like a software or firmware issue. Anybody else seeing this? Any recommendations on resolving this?