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Subject: Re: Is it still not advisable to turn off with one single press of stop?
From: Joseph Jones (joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net)
Would it not simply be possible to have Rockbox kill any disk activity
when off is first pressed in the WPS? Since if the MP3's playing,
assuming you're in the WPS, the only functions for off are going to be
to either stop playback or to kill the power.
Brian Wolven wrote:
> The worry there is that you might force the hardware to shut down while
> the disk is spinning, e.g., if it was reading the next chunk of a song
> into the buffer just when you stopped it. If you hit 'stop' or 'pause',
> and then wait a bit, until any disk access is definitely finished, you
> can then press and hold 'off' without any worries.
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