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Subject: Re: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.

Re: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.

From: Joseph Jones <joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 12:27:26 +0100

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
>>>Anyone done this type of thing before. What type of battery life can I
>>>expect out of the rockbox running like this?
>>>
>>
>>You will get a whopping 1 hour of battery life from this setup, becasue
>>the
>>disk will not spindown in USB mode.
>
>
> Mine does spin down quite nicely in USB mode. It probably depends on what
> your host (Win2k/XP in my case) does.
>
> Jörg
>

I never got it to spindown in Windows, but I can under Linux.

Joe
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