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Subject: Re: Flash start up options - feature discussion? - was: Re: An other battery issue with flashed rockbox
From: idc-dragon_at_gmx.de
Date: 2003-07-17


>
> Jörg wrote:
> > Right now, Rockbox has no "charging only" startup, it always wants to
> spin
> > up the HD before doing anything useful. It guess we have to change that
> soon,
> > more and more people fall into that trap.

I've now written one, need to test it in the evening.

> Is there demand for user defined options for the connection of the
> power adaptor? I could think of these:
>
> #1 Options for "detect charger connected at startup"
> - start rockbox
> - resume play
> - charge battery
> - start recording (using the last selected source/quality settings)
>
> #2 Options for "charger disconnected"
> - do nothing
> - stop play and shut down
> - stop recording and shut down

Sounds good (except for the configuration hell), indeed, would open
interesting possibilities. I'm about to use my box with a CD changer emulation in the
car, so the above will apply to me as well.

Jörg

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