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Subject: RE: 2.3 feature freeze

RE: 2.3 feature freeze

From: Tim Elliott <>
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 20:04:52 -0500

Don't we want things, like resume or bookmarks (if enabled) to be saved when
we shut down the unit?

How often to you shut down your computer by killing the power?

I believe the latest changes Linus made to the safe shutdown was to make it
more intelligent so it doesn't always have to spin up the disc when


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Stuart Tedford
Sent: Tuesday, October 19, 2004 12:18 PM
To: 'Rockbox development'
Subject: RE: 2.3 feature freeze

> > Why can't it
> > just detect that the disk is already stopped and shutdown immediately?
> >
> Isn't it just writing the bookmarks?
I thought the idea of the safe shutdown
was to avoid situations where the user held down the off button when the
drive was spinning - which cuts power in hardware, so the bookmarks would
not be written in that case anyway.


Received on 2004-10-20

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