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Subject: Re: pressing hold while booting erases settings

Re: pressing hold while booting erases settings

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 09:29:30 +0100

> Geert Hendrickx wrote:
>> except when the player automatically reboots
>> after unplugging the USB cable
> The thing is, this behaviour (needing to reboot for USB) is going to go
> away once Rockbox has its own USB mode. Meanwhile, the hold switch remains
> the best choice for settings reset on the players where it is used often
> because of how little room there is for accidents, it's quite easy for a
> player to get bumped on in a pocket and have multiple buttons being held
> down.
> In all honesty, there's no need to have Hold enabled while you're plugging
> into a computer anyway. Pressing keys while USB is connected won't do
> anything anyway.
Hi, I didn't even no the player would erase your settings if you
disconnected from the computer with the hold switch on, thanks for the
warning. I don't actually remember seeing an entry for this in the manual,
just wondering is this behaviour present on all players?
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