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FS#8598 - FM Recording disk thrashing
When recording, as file size reaches 25.2MB and again at 52.4MB respectively, disk thrashing noise drowns out the recording for about 2 minutes.
This occurs at about 27.5 minutes if recording as mp3.
And about 5.25 minutes if recording as wav.
I am assuming that Rockbox is filling a cache and then dumping the file to disk all at once.
I would expect it to write quietly. Even if it where to write on the fly, the noise would be reduced to short bursts. 2 minutes of interruption is just not acceptable. I missed out on important information during those 2 minute periods.
How can we eliminate write noise altogether? Or at least in the recording itself.
Select 'FM Radio' Choose your station.
Then from the menu select 'Recording'
Press 'play' or 'Rec' to begin recording.
Wait for file size to reach about 28MB. Then stop.
I can also provide recordings if necessary.
*note: I also had the USB cord attached to give better FM reception.
tested on e260 & e280
Rockbox Version: r15988-080102
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