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Subject: RE: Re[4]: Load time lags

RE: Re[4]: Load time lags

From: Nielsen Linus (ext) <"Nielsen>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2002 15:04:53 +0200

> For me it doesn't make sense to spin down the drive later
> when playing mp3s and no user activity occured even when
> connected to the external power! Because
> 5 sec read (on) - 45 sec wait (off) - ... (repeat it)
> just as
> 5 sec read (on) - 15 sec wait (on) - 30 sec wait (off) - ...
> (repeat it)
> both mean one spin down of the hdd.

Not if you set the timeout to 60 seconds.

> I think some settings with a name rather than numbers are enough:

Really? I can assure you that people will want to adjust the timeout. 15
seconds may be good for you, but other people may think differently.

Received on 2002-08-09

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