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Subject: Re: issues with ipod

Re: issues with ipod

From: Dave Hooper <dave_at_beermex.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2006 22:57:35 +0100

>> Rob Powell wrote:
>> I have not yet found an mp3 that will not play back on my iPod Video.
>> As the FAQ states, certain functions of Rockbox may cause glitches. If
>> you have trouble with MP3 playback, you can try the following:
>>
>> 1. Turn off the EQ.
>> 2. Turn off other processing like ReplayGain.
>> 3. Use a simple WPS. The more frequently the WPS needs to be updated,
>> the more likely it is to cause glitches in playback, so things like
>> peakmeters, scrolling titles, etc. may cause problems.
>
> I was having a similar problem with skipping on my 30G iPod video when
> playing songs (didn't happen at all when playing podcasts. Probably do
> to the lower bit rate). I Made my own custom wps and it had the peak
> level going. As soon as I commented out that line I haven't had a skip
> since.

Yes, the peakmeter code uses up a lot of processing power on the ipod.
Disable it for now to stop skipping where possible
Received on 2006-07-28


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