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Subject: Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1

Re: Daily build an archos recorder V1

From: Jens Arnold <>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2006 00:26:22 +0200

On 31.05.2006, Thomas Heuving wrote:

>>> two files under the .rockbox-dir of my unit which I moved to
>>> another place, namely
>>> tagcache.tmp.tcd
>>> tagnavi.config
>>> After that startup was as fast as before. Is anybody
>>> interested in these files for an analysis?

>> Hmm, it seems something is going wrong with the tagcache
>> build
>> and/or commit. The file tagcache_tmp.tcd shouldn't exist
>> anymore
>> after the commit on boot. Instead, you should find

>> tagcache_N.tcd (where N=1..6) and
>> tagcache_idx.tcd

>> While building tagcache takes a while on archos, it should
>> work
>> fine once it's built. On my recorder v1, the initial scan
>> ("force
>> tagcache update") takes around 17 minutes, the commit on
>> next
>> boot (counting from [1/10] to [10/10]) takes around 1.5
>> minutes.
>> After that, the tagcache is usable, and subsequent boots are
>> as
>> fast as without tagcache. My unit has 4774 files on it (3330
>> music files), and 393 directories, according to the stats
>> plugin.

> I used find: 16461 files (15164 *.mp3) and 1130 dirs. I will
> try it with the newer build from yesterday and report if it's
> working. One last thought: I'm using rombox, and maybe that's
> the reason for failing?

Rombox is definitely not the problem. I always use rombox, on
all my archoses. But the problem might be that you have >10000
music files... Iirc Slasheri said there is a 10000 file limit.

Regards, Jens
Received on 2006-06-01

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