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Subject: Re: show hard drive activity

Re: show hard drive activity

From: mourad jaber <>
Date: Thu, 05 Jun 2003 10:05:10 +0200

I saw some news about spinning down the hd when archos is usb plugged to
reduce the power consomption...
The Sourceforge distrib repository is always showing the version 1.4 of

Björn Stenberg wrote:

>mourad jaber wrote:
>>I'm thinking about a feature which become useful... It to show hd
>>activity when the archos is plug in USB because the hd light don't work
>>when archos is in usb mode...
>>I don't know if it is possible to do it because I'm not aware about
>>archos hardware architecture.
>No, this is not possible. The disk access in USB mode is handled completely by the USB/IDE bridge. The CPU (where Rockbox is running) is not involved.
Received on 2003-06-05

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