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Subject: Re: The FMR Off key
From: mourad jaber (
Date: 2003-07-30

is that can be applicatble for recoder to prevent the hd "screaming" on
shutdown when power off happen before hd shutdown ?
It happen for me every time I turn off my recorder just after disk access.


Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:

> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>> Rockbox has no code that switches off the unit when OFF is pressed,
>> that is
>> done by hardware.
> Yes we do. On the FM Recorder models, we detect the long press and
> shut off after 8 key repeat intervals. So we could do a "clean"
> shutdown on the FM models if we wanted, provided the user releases the
> key before the 5 seconds have passed, much like the original FM
> firmware does.
> Linus

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