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Subject: Re: Bug report on iriver H140

Re: Bug report on iriver H140

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 10:49:34 +0100

Mike wrote:

> I'm not sure this is technically a bug, more probably the inability to handle a
> screwed up mp3 file. I'm using CVS-051213 on an iriver H140 (with the US 1.66
> iriver firmware).
> The podcasts from NPR have a 4 second tune affixed to the front of the podcast.
> These podcasts are seen by rockbox as a 4 second recording, even though they are
> multiple minutes long. When played using the iriver firmware, they play
> normally. rockbox only plays the first 4 seconds of the podcast. I can't hold
> down the FF button to scan past the 4 second mark (it will just wait until I let
> go and then start the next track), and I can't hold down the REW button from the
> next podcast to seek back into the end of the mp3 (it stays at 0:00 of the
> current track).

The problem appears to be the gapless playback; because there is
information in the file about exactly how long the first part of the
file is, Rockbox stops playing the track after that length. I'll see if
I can do something about it.

By the way, Foobar2000 also only sees the leading 4 seconds...

Received on 2005-12-23

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