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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?
From: Salokyn (
Date: 2004-07-19

Linus Nielsen Feltzing a écrit :
> Marc Tricou wrote:
>> But in browser mode the disk immediately does the parking when the
>> configurable spin down time is over. So how is that parking initiated
>> then?
>> Couldn't that technique not used with the off button?
> That is the SLEEP command. Still, we can't send the SLEEP command in
> the middle of a disk read/write operation. And on some units, we only
> have a fraction of a second to do it.
> Linus
> _______________________________________________

And if you have less than one second, how will Rockbox know if you press
OFF to power it off or for any other thing. It will have to send a sleep
command anytime you press OFF, just in case you continue to push it.


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