Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Track skipping & shuffling cause hard lockups.
Re: Track skipping & shuffling cause hard lockups.
From: gl <gl_at_ntlworld.com>
If nobody cracks it in the next day or so I'll take a shot at it (I shuffle
-- gl ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brandon Low" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Rockbox development" <email@example.com> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 3:38 PM Subject: Re: Track skipping & shuffling cause hard lockups. > Makes sense, that would make this a long standing bug, is this posted on > flyspray with all of these details somewhere? > > Brandon > > On Tue, 03/28/06 at 11:41:34 +0100, gl wrote: >> >> OK, I think both are the same bug, related to reshuffling interfering >> with >> existing playback. Try this (tested on today's CVS): >> >> - create or use a folder with 3 audio files. >> - enable shuffling and shuffle-repeat >> - play, then skip tracks twice (ie. to the last track in the list). >> - on the last track, fast forward to near the end to let it end >> naturally. >> >> When the end is reached, nothing will happen, the WPS is still updated >> but >> the track never finishes, another track never plays. You may be able to >> press some buttons (eg. skip forwards/backwards), the WPS may still >> update, >> but nothing will play. Going to the fileview usually crashes instantly, >> or >> when you try to load another file. Either way, a hard lockup is >> imminent. >> >> Glancing at the code, I notice that sometimes >> audio_flush_and_reload_tracks(); is called after randomise_playlist(), >> but >> sometimes it isn't. So far haven't found the exact spot where it locks - >> if somebody knows what they're looking for, please try, else I will play >> with it again in the next few days. >> -- >> gl >> >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "gl" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> To: "Rockbox development" <email@example.com> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2006 9:58 AM >> Subject: Re: Track skipping & shuffling cause hard lockups. >> >> >> > >> >>How long is "long periods" because I took a post-tagcache build on a >> >>four >> >>hour drive, and shuffled the whole time without a lockup on an H120, so >> >>whatever problem you're having with lockups *may* be target-specific. >> >>Also, have you tried non-shuffle for long periods to see if it locks up >> >>to (with the same or a recent build?) Just wondering if it could be >> >>something else (maybe an aging HD, or who knows what....) >> > >> >Well mine's an H140, so same target. I left it running overnight on >> >repeat-all (non-shuffle), and that survived fine. I've seen shuffle >> >fail >> >after about 6 tracks, but it often takes more. I didn't update >> >yesterday >> >though so I'll test it again later. >> >-- >> >gl >> >Received on Tue Mar 28 17:01:57 2006
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