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Subject: RE: Re[11]: Load time lags

RE: Re[11]: Load time lags

From: schmoo2k <>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 15:53:25 -0400

How about some utility which sorts the FAT tables for the entire
drive... Then page loading would be possible, I do think this is low
priority as the number of people with > 200 mp3 in a single folder must
be the exception to the norm...


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Linus Nielsen Feltzing
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 2:03 PM
Subject: Re[11]: Load time lags

On Mon, 12 Aug 2002 17:06:34 +0200, Uwe Freese wrote:
> Hello,
> Nielsen Linus (ext) wrote on Monday, August 12, 2002, 12:34:01 PM:
> NLe> When on batteries, the HD spins down after X seconds
> inactivity after NLe> user interaction. However, if the disk spins
> up due to MP3 data NLe> loading (no user interaction) it will spin
> down again without delay.
> OK.
> NLe> When on external power, the spindown timer is treated the
> same, NLe> regardless of MP3 playback or user activity. It spins
> down after X NLe> seconds of inactivity.
> And there I don't agree. As Björn wrote:
> BS> Very simple: There is no reason NOT to spin down after filling
> the BS> buffer, unless there is user activity.
> So it should spin down immediately after filling the buffer even
> when external power available IF there's no user activity.

I buy that. So now we have agreed. How boring, nothing more to
discuss. :-)


Linus Nielsen Feltzing, on 2002-08-12
Received on 2002-08-12

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