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Subject: Re: exception handling

Re: exception handling

From: Dave Hooper <>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 23:00:13 +0100

>>> 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.
> Excellent. Obviously not crashing is best but it will happen and when it
> does it's good to leave the device as idle as possible.

Hrm - this was talked about on irc, and Bagder (I think?) said that there's
very little we can do in the illegal instruction handler - so I assumed this
wasn't possible?

Received on 2005-08-23

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