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Subject: Re: question about disc accesses

Re: question about disc accesses

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 14:49:06 -0700

2009/6/24 alex wallis <>:
> Hi list.
> I was wondering if anyone knows why I might be seeing the following
> behaviour.
> I have noticed that some times if I am listening to a dynamic playlist of
> around four hours give or take, when I get to the last track which would
> usually be around ten minutes in length, shortly before the end of the track
> literally a few minutes I get a disc spin up.
> Then once the track ends the disc spins back up in order to load my next
> folder.
> I was wondering if anyone has any thoughts why I might be getting this odd
> spin up shortly before the end of the last track.
> It doesn't always happen, but it does happen fairly often.
> I have the dircache option enabled, usually I get one disc spin up around
> half way through a playlist, and then some times this odd spin up shortly
> before its end.
> Wasn't fs #9621 going to try to deal with disc accesses?
> I did try having this patch applied on my build once, but unfortunately I
> found that whenever I wound back in a file my disc got spun up so I
> discarded that patch, but I guess maybe that's because it needs a bit of
> working on.

once again... this is not the correct mailing list...

anyway, it could be spinning up for a number of reasons.. the obvious
two are have you got it set to random folder advance? and its probably
saving the playlist position or scrobbler or something....
Received on 2009-06-24

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