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Subject: Re: installing jukebox recorder into a car?

Re: installing jukebox recorder into a car?

From: Manuel Dejonghe <manuel_at_dejonghe.de>
Date: 2006-03-29

On 3/28/06, Jens Arnold <arnold-j@t-online.de> wrote:
> On 28.03.2006, Björn Stenberg wrote:
>
> >> But: there is one problem with rockbox: with this mod the box
> >> will start in charging mode everytime you start your car and
> >> you have to press on, very annoying.
>
> > Enable "Car Adapter Mode".
>
> That won't help here. Car adapter mode is stored in the RTC in
> order to be read before spinning up the disk.
>
> When replacing the batteries with external power, and that power
> source is cut, the RTC looses all settings. You can enable car
> adapter mode as often as you want, the setting will be gone at
> reboot (at least until the config sector is read from disk, but
> then it's too late).
>
> It's still possible to make the recorder boot directly after
> power on, but that requires 2 things:
>
> - the box must be flashable
> - a special build of rockbox that always skips the charging
> screen. This must be flashed.

The software would take the car adapter mode switched on by default, right ?

~lImbus
Received on Wed Mar 29 01:56:37 2006


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