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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?
From: Salokyn (
Date: 2004-07-11

BlueChip a écrit :
> At 20:49 10/07/04, you wrote:
>> Anyone else interested in an intelligent way to shut down you Archos
>> *now*?
>> I generally wait a few seconds before holding the off button but once
>> in a
>> while I hear that "thud, whine" noise and cringe. I know it's not THAT
>> harmful but I think it would be really convenient if I could just
>> press OFF
>> (short press) when the player is stopped and it would turn off AFTER disc
>> activity is done and files like .playlist.control are properly updated.
>> Even if the unit is shut off by accident, no harm is done since
>> startup and
>> resume is blazingly fast with the latest builds. Why else would you
>> press
>> off when the unit is in the browser screen and stopped?
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
> Get's my vote. I have one slight consideration. For those of us who
> cannot flash, the startup is still 15 seconds such I would like to
> suggest:
> if mode==browser and button==off then ask "yes/no"
> ...otherwise an accidental tap of off will mean a 15 second delay before
> I can continue.
> BC
> _______________________________________________
Or add a countdown. A screen with "You've pressed OFF, your Archos will
shut down properly in 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... seconds, press any other key to
abord" or something like that with and the green led could blink too.


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