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Subject: Battery Charging Question?

Battery Charging Question?

From: Bill Kantz <>
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 21:15:05 -0400

I have to say great job to the developers! I purchased my Recorder 20
yesterday and I loaded RockBox 1.2 within 2 hours of bringing it home. I
found this project through the ARCHOS web site.

I have downloaded the tools and studying the source. Hope to be up to
speed soon and making contributions. A long time ago I use to develop
firmware for the Intel 8048 & 8051.

My question is I seen some info on over charging the batteries. As best
as I can tell when I connect the unit to power and do not turn it on the
unit is charging with the built in 1.26 firmware? Is charging a function
of HW or SW? My unit did finally switch from charging to charged.

One last question I thought I read someone had to return their unit due
to a malfunction caused by RockBox firmware?


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Jeff Waltzer
Sent: Monday, August 19, 2002 7:04 PM
Subject: Re: Re[2]: cvs: apps playlist.c,1.37,1.38

   Why not make an "advanced" sub section and put the more obscure
there? I think most people who are facing "option overload" know to
"advanced" options if they are not ready for them.

--- Uwe Freese <> wrote:
> Hello Daniel,
> Daniel Stenberg wrote on Monday, August 19, 2002, 3:43:18 PM:
> DS> I fear an option-overload if we don't make some sacrifices, that's
> DS> why I chose to sacrifice this. But certainly, if there's a demand
> DS> for an config option, we'll have an another config option!
> It would be nice if I could set this option, thanks.
> I don't think that more options make the menu too complex, one can
> arrange the menu items in logical submenus later so that the menu
> remains usable. But limitations in RTC (size) for example could
> generally be a problem.
> If some day there are too many options: One could separate the options
> that a user usually doesn't change when using RockBox and depend on
> the users opinion and make them configurable in a Makefile before
> compiling. The "1st file to play in shuffle mode" is one of these. So
> the menu is not overloaded and the people (like me) that want some
> "non-standard" behaviour can set this in a file and recompile it
> themselves.
> Bye, Uwe.

"I've miles and miles of pretty files of your forefathers' fruit. And
now to suit our great computer, you're magnetic ink! ...It riles them to
believe that you perceive the web they weave, and keep on thinking
The Moody Blues

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