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Subject: Re: Anti-skip buffer question
Re: Anti-skip buffer question
In normal conditions, you want the anti-skip buffer fairly small, about
2x the length of time that the HDD takes to spin up to ensure that the
file buffer never runs empty during normal playback.
On Tue, 04/25/06 at 07:59:48 -0400, David Pedersen wrote:
> To save as much battery power, and to save the HD the most, will it be best
> to have the antiskip buffer set to max (7 secs)? Or, is there any better
> setting, when it comes to anti-skip buffer and PM?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brandon Low" <email@example.com>
> To: "Rockbox" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 27, 2006 6:20 AM
> Subject: Re: Anti-skip buffer question
> >The RAM is filled with audio data, the anti-skip buffer is the minimum
> >level of audio data allowed to be on that buffer before a refill is
> >triggered. Thus you have that many seconds of the HDD not being able to
> >read before the audio will skip, if you are shaking the player as it
> >starts a buffer fill.
> >On Thu, 04/27/06 at 09:17:12 +0100, Steve Bavin wrote:
> >>Under SWCOCEC, I was under the impression that all spare RAM is used for
> >>pre-buffering audio. Is this correct?
> >>If so, what difference does the anti-skip buffer make?
> >>Steve Bavin
Received on Thu Apr 27 13:49:17 2006
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