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Subject: RE: Fade on Power on/off
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2004-06-15


Don't panic about the hdd, what was the quote 200,000 bad shut-downs before
a problem may occur.
Someone else estimated 1:40 were bad, that's 200,000*40 = 8Million power
downs, that's 5 power down per day every day for about 5,000 years.

If you ever read the side-effects of Asprin and see "possible side effect:
headaches" you will have a marker for how cautious this update is.

This is a a major refinement, not a basic requirement ;)

Fear not!

BC

At 20:43 14/06/04, you wrote:
>Hi Mark, I'm more bothered about the power off, rather than the power
>on. I'm now worried about damaging my hard drive, sometimes ignorance
>is indeed bliss.
>
>Rob
>
>-------Original Message-----
>--From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
>--[mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Mark Bright
>--Sent: 14 June 2004 19:40
>--To: 'Rockbox development'
>--Subject: Fade on Power on/off
>--
>--
>--We already have a facility to enable fade on Pause / Stop / Start,
>--
>--What's the possibility of adding the same fade up/down
>--functionality on
>--Power ON, Power OFF?
>--Preferably starting to fade out on OFF pressed rather than
>--released - as
>--mentioned in a previous thread
>--
>--A simple
>--for(i=(mas_codec_readreg(0x10)>>8)&0xFF; i; i--)
>-- mas_codec_writereg(0x10<<8, i);
>-- sleep(HZ/10);
>--
>--In power_off() in power.c gives a nice fade out, but I
>--can't see where to do
>--the reverse for power ON.
>--
>--So, does anyone else think this is a good idea, and can
>--someone tell me
>--where to do the power on fade?
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