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Subject: Re: Rombox on 2.5?

Re: Rombox on 2.5?

From: Manuel Dejonghe <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 08:36:39 +0200

On 8/11/05, Jens Arnold <> wrote:
> Hello Lee
> On 10.08.2005, you wrote:
> > I still boot into the original firmware when my batteries are
> > extremely low. The original firmware charges the battery fine,
> > but Rockbox seems to try to continuously spinup the drive
> > while it doesn't have enough power. It may be charging, but
> > the constant clicking from the drive is annoying.
> > Am I missing a way to boot up Rockbox so it only tries to
> > charge the batteries?
> Maybe. Rockbox features a charging screen the same way as the
> original firmware does. If you don't try to boot the unit first,
> but power on by plugging the charger, it will go right to the
> charging screen. In this mode, the harddrive won't be powered on
> at all. It has one tiny disadvantage though (if you count it as
> such) - it doesn't reset the runtime counter in the debug menu.
> This will only happen if you push ON after a while (even at the
> end of the charging cycle) with the charger still connected.
This does not work with the "Car Adapter Mode" obviously as it is
intented to have the unit starting up on poweron.


Received on 2005-08-11

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