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Subject: Re: Resume bug revisited
From: Benjamin (
Date: 2003-08-06

Yep, sounds like bug. I experienced something simlar in the bookmarking code
and fixed it by clearing the buffer first. Might want to file it.


---------- Original Message -----------
From: Neon John <>
Sent: Wed, 06 Aug 2003 12:24:04 -0400
Subject: Resume bug revisited

> I loaded your latest bookmarking code, Ben, and the resume bug is
> still with me. After some experimenting I think I know the source.
> As you may not be aware, on the FMR the ON key has to be held for
> several seconds to cause a boot. Not always but most of the time.
> I've gotten in the habit of holding the key until the boot screen displays.
> What I think is happening is that ON keystrokes are being buffered
> and then retrieved by the RESUME code. The ON keystroke, of course,
> canceling the RESUME. Evidence of this is that the RESUME screen
> flashes on briefly after boot and before the file menu appears.
> Just like intentionally saying NO to RESUME.
> I experimented with holding the ON key the least amount possible to
> get the recorder to boot. Had no problems at all. This is further
> evidence of buffered keystrokes.
> Probably some time in the past the code (inadvertently or otherwise)
> cleared the keyboard buffer during startup and isn't doing so now.
> Probably not your code, Ben, but now the problem is fixable.
> John
> ---
> John De Armond
> Cleveland, Occupied TN
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