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Subject: Re: More long recording tests feedback
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2002-11-17

Martin Borus wrote:
> I'm quite impressed - normally after 4 hours of continous recording
> something goes wrong with the original ARCHOS software so I get a
> scrambled or blank screen. Not here - congratulations!


> I've got one question though: When recording nothing happens for a
> long time and then there are almost every time two HD accesses in
> between the HD is turned off. Is this necessary or would it not make
> sense to keep the HD spinning?

I'll look into that. There should be only one access every time the
buffer needs to be saved to disk.

> Apart from that there's only one "Problem":
> The skipping I mentioned last time is still there and comes
> everytime. It's a minor bug: The next mp3 I play after recording
> skips & retries exactly 3 times before playing normally. Doesn't have
> to be the recording - it's any next mp3 I chose.

Strange. I'll see what I can do about that.

> That' that, all others complains are design and will change soon
> anyways. Keep on the good work.
> Hint: If you change the fixed "RECORD.MP3" name in a way it allows to
> do more than one recording before connecting to a PC, I'll do even
> more recording tests

Is it ok if they are named REC001.MP3 and so on?


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