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Subject: RE: "Flipping" through playlist songs takes a while
From: BlueChip (
Date: 2003-08-06

At 18:40 06/08/03 +0200, you wrote:
>BlueChip wrote:
> > Perhaps I am wrong, but logic dictates that the
> > spin-down-timer controls
> > the length of time between the last disk-access or
> > keyboard-access and when
> > the disk spins down? Perhaps it means something else?
>Yes, it means something else. It's the time between the last user action
>which required disk activity and the disk spin down. It does not apply for
>disk accesses which happened automatically without user action (for example
>to fill up the buffer).

That makes faar more sense!
In which case we can up the spindown timer to 15 secs for judder free
browsing. Safe in the knowledge that once we leave it alone, it will not
'drink' our batteries.
Once again lack of knowledge was the only problem.


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