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Subject: RE: 2.3 feature freeze
From: Tim Elliott (
Date: 2004-10-20

Don't we want things, like resume or bookmarks (if enabled) to be saved when
we shut down the unit?

How often to you shut down your computer by killing the power?

I believe the latest changes Linus made to the safe shutdown was to make it
more intelligent so it doesn't always have to spin up the disc when


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Stuart Tedford
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 12:18 PM
To: 'Rockbox development'
Subject: RE: 2.3 feature freeze

> > Why can't it
> > just detect that the disk is already stopped and shutdown immediately?
> >
> Isn't it just writing the bookmarks?
I thought the idea of the safe shutdown
was to avoid situations where the user held down the off button when the
drive was spinning - which cuts power in hardware, so the bookmarks would
not be written in that case anyway.



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