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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?

Re: intelligent shutdown?

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2004 21:57:29 +0100

At 20:49 10/07/04, you wrote:
>Anyone else interested in an intelligent way to shut down you Archos *now*?
>I generally wait a few seconds before holding the off button but once in a
>while I hear that "thud, whine" noise and cringe. I know it's not THAT
>harmful but I think it would be really convenient if I could just press OFF
>(short press) when the player is stopped and it would turn off AFTER disc
>activity is done and files like .playlist.control are properly updated.
>Even if the unit is shut off by accident, no harm is done since startup and
>resume is blazingly fast with the latest builds. Why else would you press
>off when the unit is in the browser screen and stopped?

Get's my vote. I have one slight consideration. For those of us who
cannot flash, the startup is still 15 seconds such I would like to
if mode==browser and button==off then ask "yes/no"
...otherwise an accidental tap of off will mean a 15 second delay before I
can continue.


Received on 2004-07-10

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