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Subject: Re: Open bugs in Rockbox

Re: Open bugs in Rockbox

From: gl <gl_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Nov 2006 17:11:40 -0000

> This is probably partly a philosophy question, since shutting down on
> low battery will cut some amount of playtime off. As Dominik Riebeling
> mentions in the first comment, a safeguard has been put into the
> shutdown code, so that it will abort attempts to save settings after
> some number of times, so in some ways, you could argue that this bug is
> fixed.

I haven't tested this for a while so I don't know if it was addressed, but I
would argue that the repeated 'trying to save' is horrible and gives the
impression the drive is failing or receiving damage. I doubt any commercial
player would do it. The keyword being 'graceful'.

--
gl 
Received on 2006-11-06

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