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Subject: Re: Some H340 impressions

Re: Some H340 impressions

From: John Lawrence <blaquestic_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-04

I second everything Jonathan Corbet has said. In addition, sometimes the
scrolling decides to take a mind of its own. It continues to scroll after I
let go of the button or doesnt stop at all. Sometimes it just works
perfectly.
Great Job to all the Rockbox Staff, John
On 1/3/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
>
> > - If I plug in the USB cable, then start the unit, it reports
> > "Bootloader USB mode," but the host system sees no device. If,
> > instead, I plug in the cable after the unit boots, USB mode works
> > fine.
>
> This is not yet supported by the bootloader. The next update has been
> mentioned to hopefully support this.
>
> > - The delay in navigating between directories can be significant - and
> > aggravating if you hit buttons repeatedly while waiting. I've not yet
> > messed with the directory cache options which are said to mitigate
> > that - it's on my list. Meanwhile, a simple "busy" indication would
> > make the whole thing friendlier.
>
> The dircache should make a huge difference, but I agree about the "busy"
> request nonetheless since there will always be people who don't use the
> dir
> cache...
>
> > - It's ugly; the screens are apparently designed for a device with a
> > smaller screen, and a monochrome screen at that. I assume some of
> > this can be fixed up with some iRiver-specific images and .wps files.
>
> They _are_ designed for such devices. Work is in progress on adding more
> colorful and otherwise better using the larger LCD screen.
>
> > - I've not done any serious controlled study, but it seems that it
>
> This has been noted and mentioned by many others too. I don't think anyone
> is
> actually knowing exactly why yet, so this is definately an area to work
> on.
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
>
Received on Wed Jan 4 01:44:41 2006


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