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Subject: RE: Re[11]: Load time lags
From: schmoo2k (schmoo2k_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2002-08-12


How about some utility which sorts the FAT tables for the entire
drive... Then page loading would be possible, I do think this is low
priority as the number of people with > 200 mp3 in a single folder must
be the exception to the norm...

Gordon.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Linus Nielsen Feltzing
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 2:03 PM
To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re[11]: Load time lags

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 17:06:34 +0200, Uwe Freese wrote:
> 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.

I buy that. So now we have agreed. How boring, nothing more to
discuss. :-)

/Linus

-- 
Linus Nielsen Feltzing, linus_at_haxx.se on 2002-08-12



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