FS#11959 - Feature: Use buttonlight as a disk activity indicator

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Calvin Walden (crw) - Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 01:11 GMT
Task Type Patches
Category User Interface
Status Unconfirmed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System All players
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version Daily build (which?)
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


3.7.1, r29372, tested on Sansa e270

The idea is that when connected via USB, devices with button/wheel lights will indicate disk activity using the light, similar to a USB flash drive.

This works, sort of.
One real problem has been encountered:
The calls to buttonlight_on() and _off() seem to override the backlight_timeout_plugged setting, preventing the backlight from shutting off when this is enabled.

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