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Subject: Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

Re: 5.5G iPod shutdown confusing the boot code?

From: Dave Woyciesjes <woyciesjes_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2009 15:27:48 -0500

Boris Gjenero wrote:
> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> The patching you're referring to sounds to me like something Apple
>> should do...
>
> Yes, they should fix this bug. However, I don't expect them to release
> any new firmware for old iPods.

        Nor do I. This is probably something we'll just have to live with,
isn't it?

>> Like I mentioned, I think mine didn't go to sleep properly last
>> night. The charge meter showed only about 50% charge this morning when
>> I finally go it going. It should've shown around 90 - 95% since I
>> puased the music, and took it off the charger at 55:40 pm last night,
>> and didn't touch it until this morning.
>
> The initial battery level can be inaccurate (both with the original
> firmware and with Rockbox). Initial measurements are taken during hard
> drive activity, and that extra current temporarily decreases voltage. If
> the level doesn't go up after a few minutes, then I agree that it seems
> the iPod didn't sleep properly.
>

        Hmmm, okay. I'll try to notice what it says next time this happens...

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Received on 2009-03-04

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