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Subject: wav codec (was Re: Rockbox version 2.5 released)

wav codec (was Re: Rockbox version 2.5 released)

From: Ronald Teune <rtwolf_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-09-23

Ah, thanks for the elaboration. I think I'm just too impatient then...
By the way, in some old IRC logs I saw that you were working on a wav
codec for the archoses:
http://www.rockbox.org/irc/rockbox-20050726.txt
How is the progress? Are you allowed to give out some more info? I
couldn't see anything about it in the wiki.

Ronald

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 23:51:11 +0200, Jens Arnold <arnold-j@t-online.de>
wrote:

> I don't think that you can get 3 RLDs within 5 minutes. You
> would need to wait some time to distinguish a true RLD from a
> mere "disk stopped, rockbox waits for timeout and retries"
> situation. This can take more than 30 seconds, even if you stop
> shaking the disk. If you continue shaking the disk, it will take
> even longer, but rockbox shouldn't lock up any more.
>
> Technical background: Usual harddisks recover themselves from
> error conditions, but the Hitachi DK23DA series is unusual. It
> stops responding in certain situations, so rockbox needs to
> reset the drive and retry after the timeout has passed. Linus
> added code to do this more than a year ago, but his code
> contained a deadlock due to an oversight. That's what I have fixed.
>
> Regards, Jens
Received on Fri Sep 23 11:32:31 2005


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