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Subject: Re: what happened to the fast startup from flash?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2004-03-08

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> Some people reported that the disk is briefly spinned down again during
> startup. I see this on an FM here, I'm not shure about my recorder. The noise
> indicates there may be an interruption, but the disk inertia still keeps it
> spinning.

This is probably my fault. I corrected a bug that caused it to spin down
too early (because some hard drives has a default STANDBY time of 30s).
My code disables (or is supposed to disable) the STANDBY timer, but it
obviously doesn't work as intended. I'll start working on this ASAP.


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