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Subject: RE: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.
From: Joel Wiramu Pauling (
Date: 2004-08-25

Can you do me a favour, and do a full discharge from full batterys while
connected to your xp box, and let me know. How long she last (Hopefully
you have a non-usb charging model?/)

I still think it´s worth having an optimised rockbox rom tho. Consider
the fact i´m going to be using it as a datastore for my PDA. =-)

On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 00:12, [IDC]Dragon wrote:
> > > Mine does spin down quite nicely in USB mode. It probably depends on
> > what
> > > your host (Win2k/XP in my case) does.
> > >
> > > Jörg
> > How long a battery life can you get out of it?
> I never drained it that way, probably it lasts like all day long. Spinned
> down, the box does practically nothing, the CPU is just periodically waking
> up again to check if USB got removed. It does't make sense to try optimizing
> this mode, let alone have two boot options.
> Jörg


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