Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Buffer first few seconds of next song
Re: Buffer first few seconds of next song
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 09:53:38 +0100
Mike Holden wrote:
> One quick fix is to increase the disk spindown time. This means the disk
> spins for longer after a disk access, so that if you quickly decide to
> skip when a new track starts, the disk is still spinning and access to the
> next track is very quick. It doesn't help your battery life, of course!
It doesn't waste that much batteries, actually. Once you have settled for a track, the disk spindown is disregarded and the mpeg thread will spin down the disk immediately after reading has finished. The spindown timeout is only used after user-initiated events (button presses).
-- BjörnReceived on 2003-02-21