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Subject: Re: Make better use of user drive spin-ups
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2003-04-29


Brent Geery wrote:
> Would it really? I've never noticed that! I guess, making it
> configurable would make everyone happy.

Except me. I'd have to code it. :-)

Actually, it would be pretty easy to accomplish. I'll look into it.

> Filling the MPEG buffer during other HD accesses is still probably a
> good idea though. If it saves 10% of the spin-ups, it can have a
> noticeable effect on the battery life.

When I use my Jukebox, it plays music in my pocket, all by itself. This
option wouldn't save any batteries for me.

/Linus



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