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Subject: Re: Flash start up options - feature discussion? - was: Re: An other battery issue with flashed rockbox
From: George Styles (george_at_ripnet.co.uk)
My way would be to have it boot into Archos firmware if its starting up
because of a plug-in, at least until we get the charging issues sorted out.
for now, I simulate this by making sure I remember to press F1 when plugging
it in for its overnight charge, and by not having a ajbrec.ajz file on there
Of course, all those other 'auto-play' and 'autorecord' featueres look very
----- Original Message -----
From: "Henri" <hdavidlists_at_free.fr>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 12:17 PM
Subject: RE: Flash start up options - feature discussion? - was: Re: An
other battery issue with flashed rockbox
> My way : keeping it simple :)
> In my opinion is : when the unit start with the charger already plugged
> in (meaning the unit is turning ON because the charger has just been
> plugged in) Rombox should enter in charging mode (disk is off, no
> playback possible).
> When charger gets disconnected, the unit should turn off by it self only
> while in charging mode.
> That's my idea about.
> And then, no need for an other option to be added in the config menu. (I
> don't use my in a car...)
> > Jörg wrote:
> > > Right now, Rockbox has no "charging only" startup, it
> > always wants to
> > > spin up the HD before doing anything useful. It guess we have to
> > > change that soon, more and more people fall into that trap.
> > Is there demand for user defined options for the connection of the
> > power adaptor? I could think of these:
> > #1 Options for "detect charger connected at startup"
> > - start rockbox
> > - resume play
> > - charge battery
> > - start recording (using the last selected source/quality settings)
> > #2 Options for "charger disconnected"
> > - do nothing
> > - stop play and shut down
> > - stop recording and shut down
> > This would not only enable timer recordings thru an external
> > timer device right away.
> > The "stop play when charger disconnected"-option would help a
> > lot, if you use the jukebox within the car (and want the
> > jukebox to stop when you turn off the engine) or as a
> > background music device permanently connected to an amplifier
> > that switches the power for
> > connected devices.
> > What do you think?
> > Martin
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