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Subject: Re: ROLO automatically after *Panic?

Re: ROLO automatically after *Panic?

From: Tom Evans <>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 00:35:48 +0100

Maybe, the only panic messages I encounter are when the OS is not in a
fit state to continue (usually my own fault). Perhaps an equally good
solution would be to automagically reboot, and therefore reinitialise
the hardware.



Dave Jones wrote:

> I'm investigating ways to make the AJBR20 an extremely reliable
> long-term recorder.
> Would it be a bad idea to add some code to panic.c such that the panic
> message was logged to a file and then Rockbox was reloaded via Rolo
> and rolo_load? Is this even possible? I suppose it would be impossible
> to log a panic message to a file if there were a disk error, since I
> assume memory is cleared during the Rolo process, though I could be
> wrong.
> What I'd like is to set up my Rockbox so that as soon as it was turned
> on it would start recording. Then if any errors were encountered
> during recording, it would Rolo, forcing a restart of the firmware and
> thus start recording again. It's pretty straight forward to set
> Rockbox up to start recording right after startup, but is it a really
> bad idea to Rolo after a panic message?
> Thanks for any thoughts,
> Dave
> _______________________
> Dave Jones P.E.
> Senior Project Engineer
> HFP Acoustical Consultants Inc.
> 6001 Savoy Dr., Suite 115
> Houston, Texas 77036
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Received on 2003-10-07

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