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Subject: Re: disappearing .rockbox, switchable power-saving mode
From: Owen Kalau (owenk_at_canuck.com)
Date: 2003-04-01


On Tue, 1 Apr 2003, Mike Holden wrote:

> Björn Stenberg said:
> > Owen Kalau wrote:
> >> On my jukebox recorder 20 (IBM 40G drive), the time to change tracks
> >> is quite noticeable, enough to be irritating. With power-saving off,
> >> it takes 2-3 seconds to skip a track. With power-saving on, it takes
> >> 10-12 seconds or more.
> >
> > The disk poweroff option, which affects disk spinup times, is still
> > available.
>
> Not on the FM model it isn't. It was disabled because of hardware
> differences that caused problems.
>
> I hadn't equated the power saving option with playback startup speed, but
> now that you mention it ...

check out cvs-030312 with power-saving and disk-poweroff disabled.

It might also have something to do with the fact that I'm using an IBM
drive, and not the toshiba or hitachi drives that everyone else seems to
be using.



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