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Subject: Re[10]: Load time lags
From: Uwe Freese (mail_at_uwe-freese.de)
Date: 2002-08-12


Hello,

Nielsen Linus (ext) wrote on Monday, August 12, 2002, 12:34:01 PM:

NLe> When on batteries, the HD spins down after X seconds inactivity after
NLe> user interaction. However, if the disk spins up due to MP3 data
NLe> loading (no user interaction) it will spin down again without delay.

OK.

NLe> When on external power, the spindown timer is treated the same,
NLe> regardless of MP3 playback or user activity. It spins down after X
NLe> seconds of inactivity.

And there I don't agree. As Björn wrote:

BS> Very simple: There is no reason NOT to spin down after filling the
BS> buffer, unless there is user activity.

So it should spin down immediately after filling the buffer even when
external power available IF there's no user activity.

Bye, Uwe.



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