Rockbox mail archive
Subject: Re: exception handling
Dave Hooper wrote:
>>>> 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
>>>> 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 wasn't possible?
If it can't be helped it can't be helped. I just don't fancy another
crash leaving the device spinning for 6 hours while I sleep through it.
Received on Tue Aug 23 00:08:10 2005
Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew