Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: Disk is accessed every 1/2 second -- Battery runs out of power(Jukebox Recorder)
From: Gerd Gabriel (gerd.gabriel_at_t-online.de)
Date: 2004-09-11


"Ronald Teune" <rtwolf_at_gmx.net> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:opsd4mposlb46x0k_at_zeekalf.mshome.net...
> Hi Gerd,
>
> can you check menu->playback->anti-skip-buffer?
> It should be 0 s, I have a feeling it's higher on your box (not sure
> though)
>
> Ronald
>

Hi Ronald,

this was one of my first thoughts, too...
It was set to 7 secs, then I set it back to 0 secs, but had no effect.

Regards,
Gerd

> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 17:45:48 +0200, Gerd Gabriel
> <gerd.gabriel_at_t-online.de> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> my disk is accessed every half second - I can see the red light blinking
>> without interruption and can hear that disk is running all the time.
>> This happens with all versions that I've tested (rockbox 2.2, daily
>> build,
>> bleeding edge etc. from different dates).
>>
>> Testing this and that I found out that
>> [F1] -> Info -> Debug -> View mp3 thread
>> tells me the following:
>>
>> read: 7C000
>> write: 7BFFE
>> swap: 7BFFE
>> playing: 1
>> playable: C5F62
>> unswapped: 0
>> ################################################
>> #################################################
>> wm: DA6DF - BE000
>>
>> Please note that the second bar reaches until the right end of the archos
>> screen (I suppose that this represents the internal buffer but of course
>> I'm
>> not sure about it because I'm not a rockbox developer).
>>
>>
>> *Sometimes* some times later the second bar goes back to
>> #############################
>>
>> and the upper bar then changes over time from
>> from #################################################
>> to ############################################
>> to #######################################
>> to ##################################
>> to #############################
>> to ########################
>>
>> then the disk spins up and the upper bar is fullfilled again till to the
>> right end.
>>
>> I also watched the "Disk spinup time" (Hitachi 60GB disk) which changes
>> from
>> 0 to 2800 and some other values inbetween.
>> I could see the the filling state of the second bar does *not* depend on
>> the
>> current value of the disk spinup time.
>>
>> I have the obscure feeling that this occures during track change(?)
>>
>> My mp3 files are coded from 192kBit to 320kBit.
>>
>>
>> As an effect of this battery runs out of power after less than 2 hours.
>> When running Archos firmware (F1 + ON at boot) disk is accessed every 1
>> minute and battery runs out of power after 16 hours.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Gerd
>
> --
> Groeten,
> Ronald Teune
> = 1/2 * http://www.tred.net/
> _______________________________________________
> http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
>

_______________________________________________
http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox



Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa