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Subject: Re: show hard drive activity
From: mourad jaber (mjaber_at_centralpay.net)
Date: 2003-06-05


Hello,
I saw some news about spinning down the hd when archos is usb plugged to
reduce the power consomption...
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=638529&group_id=44306&atid=439121
The Sourceforge distrib repository is always showing the version 1.4 of
rockbox...
Thanks

Björn Stenberg wrote:

>mourad jaber wrote:
>
>
>>I'm thinking about a feature which become useful... It to show hd
>>activity when the archos is plug in USB because the hd light don't work
>>when archos is in usb mode...
>>I don't know if it is possible to do it because I'm not aware about
>>archos hardware architecture.
>>
>>
>
>No, this is not possible. The disk access in USB mode is handled completely by the USB/IDE bridge. The CPU (where Rockbox is running) is not involved.
>
>
>



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