Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: More Responsive Track Switching
Re: More Responsive Track Switching
From: Tom Cole <tcole_at_xtra.co.nz>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 09:14:37 +1300
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 13:53:32 -0500, you wrote:
><joerch.net_at_web.de> wrote in message news:1605736083_at_web.de...
>>>>Also, if the prebuffer is kept as short as possible, say 4 or 5 seconds,
>> then perhaps this won't be too much of an issue. People usually have to
>> at least a few seconds before deciding to keep or skip a track.
>> Hi Noah,
>> only 5 seconds? why don't you set up the spindown time for the hdd to 10
>> That means if you > skip the song during the first 10 seconds the hdd is
>> still running
>> when you skip.
>That still wouldn't be quite as fast as having the first part of a song
>buffered in ram already, which is what I was hoping for. On top of that, the
>idea wasn't just about switching tracks immediately after they start, but
>about quick switching whenever the need arose.
>Then again, since the prebuffer doesn't seem to be happening, I'll take what
>I can get. Thanks for the suggestion. =)
I don't think that this will work, as the spin-down time setting is only
operative when using the file browser. When disc activity is a result of
filling the MP3 buffer, spin-down is immediate.
Received on 2005-02-22