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Subject: Re: Improvements in Voice UI and a bug that remains

Re: Improvements in Voice UI and a bug that remains

From: David Wright <>
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:08:56 -0500

I am currently using the CVS build for rockbox on my iriver h320. Currently
I am unable to access my device via the voice UI. In fact, the device
constantly freezes up. Does any one know where I can get a stable version of
the software for the h320? Thanks for all your help in advance.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <>
To: "David Wright" <>; "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: Improvements in Voice UI and a bug that remains

>I have notice this bug on IHP 140 via the WPS not via the A/B
> though...rocker
> the
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Wright" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2006 5:15 PM
> Subject: Re: Improvements in Voice UI and a bug that remains
> Hi,
> I'm not sure if this bug in the voice UI has been addressed yet, but I've
> just finished installing rockbox on my iriver h320, and when I'm playing a
> song, the menus do not speak. I'll press menu when playing a song and the
> initial menus speak, however when I try to go to the sounds menu to adjust
> audio properties, the player does not speka the audio settings.
> Dave
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Teh" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Friday, April 28, 2006 5:35 PM
> Subject: Re: Improvements in Voice UI and a bug that remains
>> Hi Andrew and all,
>> For voice UI and playback related issues, keep an eye on;
>> It lists the known bugs and the bugs recently fixed.
>> The bug you mention is I think covered by this:
>> Voice still sometimes eats itself after stopping playback. Unlike
>> the earlier case, this doesn't cause a hang, and playing music fixes it.
>> May happen again at the next stop. -- JensArnold - 26 Apr 2006
>> It might be worth expanding this to note that it usually only happens
>> after the playlist has ended.
>> Jamie
>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 11:47:00AM -0400, Andrew Hart wrote:
>>> Hi folks.
>>> I have installed a cvs build from last night on my Iriver H340. I
>>> notice
>>> an improvement in the Voice UI. Now, if you start a
>>> song playing, and then enter the Rockbox menu, the voice starts speaking
>>> almost immediately. Before, the first time the menus
>>> spoke while a song was playing, I used to lose all audio for about half
>>> a
>>> second before the voice would start to speak. Now it
>>> seems quite smooth and responsive in the menus. Well done!
>>> I do notice one bug which is easy to reproduce:
>>> Go into a directory and start playing the files that are there.
>>> When there are no more songs to play, Rockbox stops. At this point,
>>> there is no speech at all. If I play the last song again,
>>> the voice will start to talk again. On the other hand, if I press stop
>>> to manually stop a song from playing, this problem does
>>> not occur.
>>> To summarise, it seems that if Rockbox stops playing a song itself
>>> without the user telling it to, the voice UI goes silent. If
>>> the user instructs Rockbox to stop playing, the voice UI continues to
>>> work.
>>> Of course, there's still that bug which can cause Rockbox to completely
>>> lock up that Jamie has reported on swcodec players.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Andrew.
>> --
>> James Teh
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Received on 2006-04-30

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