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Subject: Re: voice clips being cut off

Re: voice clips being cut off

From: Stéphane Doyon <>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 09:01:06 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 5 Dec 2007, daniel dalton wrote:

> On 5/12/2007 9:56 AM, Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
>> At 12:33 PM 12/4/2007, you wrote:
>>> Woody Anna Dresner wrote:
>>>> I just installed Rockbox for the first time since the voice format was
>>>> changed. Everything is working fine, except that when I move between
>>>> files or folders, the last part of the file and folder names is being
>>>> chopped off. I'm using .talk clips. Nothing is cut off if I enter the
>>>> file browser while music is playing, but it happens regularly when no
>>>> music is playing. I tried speeding up the voice in .talk clips, but that
>>>> didn't help. Is there anything I can do about this? Thanks.
>>> How old is your rbspeexenc? Or in the case you're using Voicebox, how
>>> old is that? I fixed some bugs in the encoder related to this some
>>> weeks ago.
>>> Thom
>> HI Tom,
>> I downloaded VoiceBox today from the Rockbox wiki, so I assume it's the
>> most recent version. How would I tell? Thanks.
> Um well check

I was going to mention this. Was wondering why no one other than me was
seeing this :-). Might want to pester jhMikeS about this.

> I think Stephane sent me a fix but I better ask him if I can post it. I do

I have a workaround, which is to play a tiny silence after .talk clips
like we do for voice file clips. That's a workaround though, not really a
fix, (otherwise I'd have committed it by now).

> believe this is a hard drive based player problem though since he had
> problems on his x5 and not on e 200.

It may not be hard drive related. Rather, jhMikeS says the X5 and e200 do
DMA of the pcm buffer differently, I forget the details.

Stéphane Doyon
Received on 2007-12-05

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