Currently Being ModeratedOct 30, 2012 11:30 AM (in response to Jarret Kelley)
It could be an indication or a damaged or dying hard drive. I would recommend doing a disk diagnostic on the iPod's HD using the instructions given by turingtest2 in this older thread. He also covers what the resulting numbers indicate.
You can post the resulting numbers from the drive test and we can determine what route would be worth taking next.
Currently Being ModeratedOct 30, 2012 1:21 PM (in response to Jarret Kelley)
If the stats don't look too serious try a DFU reset as described in this thread.https://discussions.apple.com/message/20043077#20043077