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Subject: RE: Load time lags

RE: Load time lags

From: Nielsen Linus (ext) <"Nielsen>
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 16:36:10 +0200

> I don't know if this is even possible, but have you guys thought about
> keeping the drive spun up all the time if the jukebox is on external
> power (or a disable power management setting is on) so there
> are no lags when changing folders, loading next track, etc?

We plan to make the hard drive timeout configurable, so we may even have two
parameters, one for batteries an one for external.

However, I wouldn't recommend keeping the drive spinning. It heats up the
unit a lot, and probably wears out the drive.

/Linus
Received on 2002-08-08

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