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Subject: Re: exception handling
>>> That's okay but I was a little disturbed by the fact the
>>> hard drive had been spinning for more than 6 hours. Thankfully I had the
>>> player plugged into AC or it would surely have drained the battery by
>>> the time I found it (and who knows what could have happened there). Is
>>> it possible to ensure the hard drive spins down when throwing fatal
>>> exceptions to ensure the drive doesn't just spin endlessly?
>> A good idea. I'll look into it one of those says.
> Excellent. Obviously not crashing is best but it will happen and when it
> does it's good to leave the device as idle as possible.
Hrm - this was talked about on irc, and Bagder (I think?) said that there's
very little we can do in the illegal instruction handler - so I assumed this
Received on Tue Aug 23 00:01:29 2005
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