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Subject: Re: FMR resume/bookmark bug
From: Henrik Backe (
Date: 2003-07-29

This is/was known problem with the flashed vesrion of rockbox.
It is solved in the daily builds so the next release of Ben's bookmark
patch will solve this problem.


"Neon John" <> wrote in message
> Last week I reported that I had problems with the latest build of
> samuripanda's bookmarking mods on my FMR. Basically, the resume function
> become unreliable. The situation got worse so I went back to the previous
> build, the first release, which had worked perfectly.
> The problem persisted and got worse to the point that now resume only
> about 1 out of 5 times. The symptom is that the unit boots normally and
> flashes the resume screen for only a fraction of a second, followed by the
> main file listing screen. It looks like it has gotten a keystroke other
> "play". My FMR is one of those where the ON key has to be held until the
> screen appears to make it boot. If I press the key only momentarily, it
> the drive for a bit and then turns back off. This thought just occurred
> I'm writing this so I haven't had a chance to correlate but I wonder if
the ON
> keystroke is getting stored during a non-successful boot attempt and is
> being read by the resume screen?
> This is exactly the same code that worked perfectly when I loaded it
> replacing the mainstream daily build from about a month ago.
Unfortunately I
> can't recall WHICH daily build so I can't go back that far.. It may be a
> vs post-plugin issue.
> My FMR has a weak battery contact that causes a complete loss of power if
> is jarred just right. This has resulted in my having to reload parameters
> from cfg numerous times. These power cycles and reloads have had no
effect on
> this problem, indicating to me that the problem is not in volatile memory.
> John

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