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Subject: RE: [ 989420 ] Safe poweroff
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2004-07-24

Here, here. My favourite new feature in ages :)

>I love this patch! I think it is ready for the daily builds. I really want
>to try this with ROMbox.
>About the bug, I never use the charger since the socket is some how screwed
>up on my unit. I just swap batteries. Under normal operation, without this
>patch, does it go to the charging screen when holding OFF with the charger
>plugged in? If I remember correctly, it stays at the browser. The only way
>to get the charging screen is to turn the unit off, THEN plug in the
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On
>Behalf Of Salokyn
>Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2004 4:28 AM
>Subject: [ 989420 ] Safe poweroff
>Safe poweroff
>A proposal on how to implement a "safe" poweroff
>function. Of you press OFF/STOP in the browser when no
>music is playing, you will get a dialog saying "Press
>OFF to shut off". If you press OFF again, it will save
>the settings, spin down the hard disk and then shut off.
>We need some feedback with all supported Archos to implement that patch.
>Come on, download it, test it and report :-).
>Known bug:
>- [rec] The behaviour is the same when the charger is plugged (return to
>browser when disk is shutted off), Ther's no "Battery: charging" message


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