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Subject: Re: Compiled Bookmarks Firmware
From: Ben Metzler (ben_at_samuraipanda.com)
Date: 2003-01-22


The only time Auto-bookmarking would occur is when the off key is
pressed. One thing it might be is if the settings are being saved
at periodic intervals. I write the auto-bookmark/auto-load settings
to a file within the settings_save function. If that's being called
by another function at some interval, then that might be what's causing
the disk access. I'd prefer to save to memory, but I never got a
response to my queries on which addresses to use. I can hack the
code a little bit and see if that's what is happening.

Ben

At Wednesday, 22 January 2003, "Vincent Kargatis" <lartis_at_ath.forthnet.
gr> wrote:

>From: "Benjamin" <mailinglists_at_samuraipanda.com>
>> I've gone ahead and posted a precompiled firmware with bookmarking
at:
>> http://www.samuraipanda.com/bookmarks.zip
>>
>> Please read the included bookmark.txt file befor using the firmware
>> as that explains the concepts and lists some usage guidelines.
>
>I'm trying this now. The auto-bookmark works, but during play, I'm
>seeing regular short blips of the red light - is that disk access? Why
>is there so much - doesn't that eat the battery excessively? I have my
>options as default: auto-bookmark = yes, auto-load = ask. It's not
>obvious why having auto-bookmark set (which should only change behavior
>on OFF) should require frequent periodic disk writes.
>
>Or is this related to a different issue associated with the particular
>build you used?
>--
>Vincent Kargatis
>np: Dizzy Gillespie - "Stay on It" (Complete RCA Victor Recordings)
>



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