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Subject: RE: [ rockbox-Feature Requests-587653 ] Quicker playback start by starting playb
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-07-29

> Starting playback takes some seconds (more than on original
> archos firmware). It seems that the buffer is completely filled and
> then the playback starts.

That is not the case.

> Instead of this, it should be read x
> bytes, with x the lower buffer mark (the value that, when reached in
> playback, rockbox reads more mp3 data), start playback and read
> even more data so the buffer is full the first time.

That is *exactly* how we do it today. However, we may speed it up by a few
seconds, by lowering the watermark a little.


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