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Subject: Re: playback issues, Less vibration sensitive HD

Re: playback issues, Less vibration sensitive HD

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 07:07:10 +0200

Carmen Lams & Peter Verbeke wrote:
> As far as the rockbox goes Fantastic stuff and possibly the software
> could also help with the sensitive Hitachi: If one could track the time
> the HD is taking to deliver a new block of data one could decide to
> reset the HD and try again instead of patiently waiting around. Have not
> looked at the sources, nor am I an expert, it's just an idea....

We have tried many thing like that, resetting the drive when it has bee
BSY for too long etc. The thing is that the drive isn't responding to
any commands while in this state.

However, the daily builds seem to behave better in this respect than 2.2.


Received on 2004-06-16

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