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Subject: RE: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

RE: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

From: Leif Sawyer <lsawyer_at_gci.com>
Date: 2004-12-13

Again, with the digital signature incompatibility. Did a maillist software
feature go away? Sigh..

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Sawyer
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 7:52 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: RE: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16
>
> [IDC]Dragon replied to
> >> Jason Williams wrote:
> >>>Anyone want to make some HD recommendations?
> >
> > I can compare a Fujitsu 60 GB 4200 RPM (which I own) to a
> Toshiba with
> > comparable specs (a friend has one). The Fujitsu is more quiet.
> >
>
> Really, the biggest 'feature' you want in a hard drive
> is low power.
>
> Can't emphasize that enough. Low power on spinup, low power during
> operation, low power at idle/sleep.
>
> I had the Toshiba MK6021GAS (60GB) in my AJR for about a year before
> strange things started happening. I find that now that it's "cooked"
> (as is my AJR) I can't use the MK60, because its startup current
> requirements are too much for my poor AJR. I've had to revert back
> to the original 20G until I can find an ultra-low-power 60G or larger
> drive within my budget.
>
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