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Subject: Re: h340 ogg freezes

Re: h340 ogg freezes

From: Maxim Jankov <>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 11:00:37 +0300

> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 10:23:56 -0000 (UTC)
> From: "Mike Holden" <>
> Subject: h340 ogg freezes
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> I've been seeing this issue for a while now, but put it down to a failing
> battery. After replacing the battery with a 2200mah ipod battery, I'm
> still seeing the same issues, so thought I would post here to see if
> anybody else is seeing this, as I haven't seen any reports.
> I used to use mp3 files, but decided to have a go with ogg to see how it
> went. Very impressed with sound quality to file size ratio when compared
> against mp3. All ogg files are transcoded from original high quality mp3
> files using lame to decode to wav, then oggenc, under linux.
> I never saw these issues playing mp3, but have now been having this
> problem ongoing since I switched to ogg.
> This has been ongoing through various version of Rockbox over the last
> couple of months, as I usually stay pretty much up to date, and rarely
> more than a couple of weeks behind the daily builds at any time.
> Symptoms are random freezes of the box when playing back. The only pattern
> I can see is that the freeze invariably happens within the first 2 seconds
> of a new song when playing a playlist. The unit requires a hard reset with
> a paperclip to interrupt the freeze. After that, the same songs will
> normally play back fine, so it doesn't appear to be a problem with
> specific files.
> --
> Mike Holden

Are you shure your player is OK? I'm using H340 with Rockbox, near all
my files are ogg, and I've never experienced such a problems. Were
there other issues before you changed the battery?
Received on 2007-02-13

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