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Subject: Re: exception handling

Re: exception handling

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 16:57:18 +0200

Dave Wiard wrote:
> Last night I plugged in my 120, set the sleep timer, started the music
> and fell asleep. This morning, I woke up to find Rockbox had crashed
> with an ID3Addr exception at some pointer before the timer shut the
> player down.

That should have been fixed in the latest daily builds. Which build was

> That's okay but I was a little disturbed by the fact the
> hard drive had been spinning for more than 6 hours. Thankfully I had the
> player plugged into AC or it would surely have drained the battery by
> the time I found it (and who knows what could have happened there). Is
> it possible to ensure the hard drive spins down when throwing fatal
> exceptions to ensure the drive doesn't just spin endlessly?

A good idea. I'll look into it one of those says.

Received on 2005-08-22

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