Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.
Re: Feature Request: USB HDD only Custom Rom.
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 15:59:06 +0200
Joel Wiramu Pauling wrote:
> Remembering that the point of having an optimised HDD drive only rockbox
> rom isnÂ´t for playing music or accessing files through the rockbox
> interface, but for for keeping the battery alive longer, while connected
> through USB. In this case having the rockbox think it still has controll
> while USB is connected isnÂ´t such a bad thing, because you can strip out
> any read/write functions from the rockbox code and just focus on the
> power management.
During USB mode, Rockbox does nothing but wait for USB disconnect. While waiting, it puts the processor in sleep mode.
I think you will find it difficult to make it use any less power than it already does. Removing code does not save battery.
-- Björn _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2004-08-25