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Subject: Re: Should the workaround for needing to reset iPods to turn them on be committed?

Re: Should the workaround for needing to reset iPods to turn them on be committed?

From: Marcin Bukat <marcin.bukat_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 10:35:23 +0200

> When I had to sometimes reset my iPod (via menu + select) to turn it on, I
> found that annoying. I developed a workaround which shuts off PP502x iPods
> using the OF. The task is http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/10107 and
> the current patch is PP502x_iPod_shutdown_by_of-alarm_fix.patch at
> http://www.rockbox.org/tracker/task/10107?getfile=20298 . This workaround
> has worked for me for many months, and it has also worked for other people.
>
> To me, rebooting and shutting off via the OF seems like a kludge. I feel
> that the proper solution would be entirely within Rockbox. However, in
> practical terms it seems good enough, and it's much better than having to
> press menu + select to turn on.
>
> So, should PP502x_iPod_shutdown_by_of-alarm_fix.patch be committed?
>
> Regards,
>
> Boris
>

In my opinion patch should be committed. I am having problems with turning
on my iPod mini 1G about 30% of attempts. This is realy annoying. I agree
that current patch is just a hack but it is better than nothing.
Received on 2009-09-10


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