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Subject: Re: Is there an option to spin up the disk as soon as a key is pressed?

Re: Is there an option to spin up the disk as soon as a key is pressed?

From: Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-19

if you turn on directory cache that will speed up the file listing...
but i sort of agree with you... excpet it should automatically start
spinning up if you enter the plugin menu or the file tree... (and
maybe the theme and wps browsers...)
On 19/02/06, George Styles <ripnetuk@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can you set rockbox to start the disk spinup in the background as soon as
> any key is pressed? 9 times out of 10 when I touch a button on the jukebox,
> i have to go into menus etc, THEN wait for the disk to spin up. IMHO it
> would be nice to have an option to start the disk spin up as soon as a menu
> is first drawn, in preparation for the enivitable disk access soon. Vol + or
> - is the expection to this. I think this would make Rockbox appear a lot
> more responsive.
>
> I find on my iRiver, the battery life is not an issue at all, so would be
> happy to put up with the loss of play time.
>
> cheers
> g
>
>
Received on Sun Feb 19 13:46:10 2006


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