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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?
From: Salokyn (bazar.nicolas.gif_at_libertysurf.fr)
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
>
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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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