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Subject: RE: Audio_3587 Beta Status Update

RE: Audio_3587 Beta Status Update

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 11:03:13 +0100

Do you have ICQ or AIM or something?

If so email me privately with your details.

I've got an idea what this "fade delay" might be.
I don't understand it, but I'm damn sure I know where to look in my mods.

If I am right, it may well help to identify the other weird hangs :)


>OK, update on the behaviour of the "BC Build" on my FMR...
>If I F1-ON and allow the original firmware to boot, and it then auto loads
>the new build...
>Even with all the settings at defaults (f2 - yes), the OFF key behaves
>I have Resume set to YES, so on power up, it starts playing a track, if I
>now press and hold OFF,
>With the "Official" firmware, there is an approximate 2 second delay, and
>then the unit switches off
>With your build, there is a 2 second delay, then 4 seconds of gradually
>fading volume, and finally the unit switches off!
>I really hope you can sort this problem, and I am happy to assist in anyway
>I can, as it really does sound good...
>|-----Original Message-----
>|[] On Behalf Of BlueChip
>|Sent: 11 June 2004 02:20
>|To: Gary; Rockbox development
>|Subject: RE: Audio_3587 Beta Status Update
>|That is, not, how it's done ;)
>|There are comprehensive step-by-step instructions at the
>|bottom of the release notes, but to summise:
>|Pick one rock, rename the one you pick to Audio_3587.rock and
>|place it in the rocks directory.
>|You MUST also, pick a firmware for your machine, rename this
>|file to ajbrec.ajz and place it in your root (main) directory.
>|However, if you are also getting weird lock-ups, I must be
>|doing something that the v2/fm doesn't like. As I do not own
>|such a device, perhaps someone who does (maybe you? :)) would
>|like to work with me directly to solve this issue before the
>|next release.
>|If you can find a reliable set of events which will
>|repetetively cause the same lockup, that would be perfect :)
>|One lockup I was having in the early days was:
>|# an mp3 is playing
>|# the MAIN audio controls are visible on the screen # One or
>|more icon is flashing (digital clip)
>|...when the mp3 buffer emptied, my unit crashed - but I am 99%
>|sure I solved this!
>|Thanks to you and all for your help beta testing, it is
>|greatly appreciated :)
>|> I downloaded the program for recorder (V-2) and the 2 "rocks" and
>|> installed them. Is that not how its done?
>|>-----Original Message-----
>|>From: BlueChip <>
>|>Sent: Jun 10, 2004 1:18 PM
>|>To: Rockbox development <>
>|>Subject: RE: Audio_3587 Beta Status Update
>|>At 17:17 10/06/04, you wrote:
>|> >|***
>|> >|There is this one weird issue with one particular Jukebox
>|FM locking
>|> >|up, and my V1 is perfect.
>|> >|So if anybody else can create this lock-up on their FM please
>|> >|contact me, either directly or via this list. I can't
>|imagine what
>|> >|I could be doing.
>|> >|OH! One thought that I have not tried ...are you using the Text or
>|> >|Icon version.
>|> >|
>|> >
>|> >I can't be the only one surely? :(
>|> >
>|> >I have only used the icon version, not tried the text
>|version.. I'll
>|> >have a go with that version later and if it's different
>|I'll post back..
>|> >
>|> >Mark
>|>To be honest I was hoping you were going to say text, cos I've not
>|>abusively tested that one.

Received on 2004-06-12

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