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Subject: Re: HDD spindown problem on daily build

Re: HDD spindown problem on daily build

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2004 14:22:29 +0200

Björn Stenberg wrote:

> No, we keep spinning the disk until the user stops pressing buttons
> for <timeout> seconds. The reason is that this makes browsing
> directories a lot more comfortable (and power efficient) than having
> the disk spin up and down all the time.

The 2.2 version also had this behaviour, but due to an initialization
bug in the ATA driver, the disk spun down by itself after X seconds,
behind the back of Rockbox, so to speak.

Linus

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