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Subject: Re: keep HDD spinning

Re: keep HDD spinning

From: Ivo Burkart <ivo.burkart_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-01-25

I don't really honw about IDE, but isn't there a register in the HDD, wich
contains the spindown-time. Couldn't Rockbox set this timer in the
USB-connect event just before going to the USB-Screen?

Ivo

"Manuel Dejonghe" <limbus@gmail.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:9e4313e105012008403bf23738@mail.gmail.com...
> AFAIK, rockbox can't control that while on usb.
> Several people asked contrary to explicitly spindown, which is not
> possible either.
> It seems to depend on the hard-disk.
>
> lImbus
>
>
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 17:08:52 +0100, Ivo Burkart <ivo.burkart@gmx.net>
wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > Is it possible to create an option to switch of the HDD spindown timeout
> > while USB and power plugged? (Or let the OS control it?)
> >
> > Ivo
> >
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