FS#8481 - IAUDIO x5 freezes when I change songs very fast

Attached to Project: Rockbox
Opened by Szymon (szym86) - Sunday, 20 January 2008, 00:13 GMT
Last edited by Marc Guay (Marc_Guay) - Friday, 11 April 2008, 14:30 GMT
Task Type Bugs
Category User Interface
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Operating System iAudio X5
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version Daily build (which?)
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


My IAudio x5 freezes when I change songs very fast , when HD is still loading the previous song.I have to reset - very annoying!
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Closed by  Marc Guay (Marc_Guay)
Friday, 11 April 2008, 14:30 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Mdkart (Mdkart) - Tuesday, 22 January 2008, 19:43 GMT
Same problem for me. Rockbox on my X5L freezes frequently. Example : when updating database and navigating in the options.
Comment by Jim Billy (jimbilly) - Tuesday, 22 January 2008, 20:51 GMT
hi, can you see my bug report: 8459

maybe you're doing the same thing i describe there to get the crash/hang.

or just see if yours will hang as I have described and comment my bug report if so.

Comment by Szymon (szym86) - Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 04:44 GMT
Edit : happens even with default theme.

All I have to do is pressing : next song , next song , next song ..... (BOOM!)

try it
Comment by Jim Billy (jimbilly) - Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 14:53 GMT
I tried it, I wasn't able to get mine to lock up or crash. It did go into a weird mode where it would't display current bitrate and song position info(time counter/progress bar). It still played the song though. But I was able to clear that condition by doing a stop (long play) and resume(play). I never got a freeze/crash.

I tried it with the default theme and a custom theme with the same results.

Thats a good way to chew up your battery though, working out the hard drive. :)

I don't tend to skip tracks that quickly under normal circumstances, i usually just browse the file list or playlist to skip ahead multiple tracks.

I do agree though that it should handle that situation better, like maybe have a short delay(in the code) in which it waits to see if you pressed next again before actually trying to play the next track. Just a matter of milliseconds though, not a long delay. then it could see that you had pressed it 6 times and go ahead to that track before attempting to actually play it.
Comment by Szymon (szym86) - Wednesday, 23 January 2008, 18:32 GMT


It happens only with CROSSFADE turned ON [crossfade type : always ]
Comment by Marc Guay (Marc_Guay) - Monday, 07 April 2008, 19:26 GMT
Can you give an update on this? There's been a lot of bug killing recently in the playback department that seems related.
Comment by Szymon (szym86) - Monday, 07 April 2008, 20:22 GMT
I just found a way to avoid freeze , so I can listen songs without any stress :)
I turned Crossfade OFF , Crossfade can cause a freeze when I switch between songs.
I dont have newest version of Rock Box (.. maybe bug has been fixed)
Comment by Marc Guay (Marc_Guay) - Monday, 07 April 2008, 20:30 GMT
Would you mind trying out the newest version to see if has been fixed? It would be nice to close this task if it has indeed been fixed. I believe you can back up the version you`re using now and put it back later on if you're scared of change.
Comment by Szymon (szym86) - Monday, 07 April 2008, 21:14 GMT
Ok I will download and install newest version :)
Comment by Szymon (szym86) - Friday, 11 April 2008, 14:26 GMT
I think , the problem is fixed in newest relase. Today I installed r17071 , so far is OK :)