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    I just configured EWF and enabled HORM (Hibernate once, resume many) function so that I can boot from the same hibernation file over and over again (I don't have to wait for hibernate shutdown which is extremely slow every time I get ready to turn my car off now)... Hibernation resume is soooooo much faster than a cold boot, so I like this...

    But, I don't want to always return to the same playlist/song location in RoadRunner that was saved with my hibernation 'save'... I have Roadrunner and winamp installed on a non EWF partition so is it possible to have RR "re-load" the playlist saved on the physical drive apon returning from hibernation. Does RR know it is returning from hibernation? If so then I don't think this will be a hard implementation, although I haven't looked at any of the source code.

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    Originally posted by CornFlake340
    I just configured EWF and enabled HORM (Hibernate once, resume many) function so that I can boot from the same hibernation file over and over again (I don't have to wait for hibernate shutdown which is extremely slow every time I get ready to turn my car off now)... Hibernation resume is soooooo much faster than a cold boot, so I like this...
    But, I don't want to always return to the same playlist/song location in RoadRunner that was saved with my hibernation 'save'... I have Roadrunner and winamp installed on a non EWF partition so is it possible to have RR "re-load" the playlist saved on the physical drive apon returning from hibernation. Does RR know it is returning from hibernation? If so then I don't think this will be a hard implementation, although I haven't looked at any of the source code.
    Like any windows APP, RR knows it's returning from Hibernation only when RR requests it.. I'd think for you the best option would be to stop the music and save your hibernation state like that.. so when opening it it will not start playing automatically... now, unless you use the "hibernate" option in RR, I find it hard to find a way to make it load the playlist from your phisical hard drive... maybe this will work IF you install winamp at your physical harddrive -- because RR always reads the playlist from there.. but it sill might need some adjustments.. like a "always reload" option.. or a "reloadlist" skin command.
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    • #3
      Hey... I use RR to initiate hibernation. So would it be possible to add an option to "always reload winamp playlist" on return from hibernation.

      That would be perfect, so that I can use HORM and not have to make a new hibernation save point each time I shut down, but RR still remembers what song was playing and the playlist (because this info is saved seperately on the non EWF drive)...

      I'm thinking this should be one or two lines of code at most, but I still haven't even gotten around to looking at the source. Plus I always hate working on the same source as somebody else and then two different versions are out there and having to deal with merging so I'll just leave it up to you for now

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      • #4
        I'll try to add this for next version.. All I have to do is add this line after the hibernate command: ReloadList = true
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        • #5
          Sweet, thanks. BTW Roadrunner has come along so far and is getting better everyday. Thanks.

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          • #6
            So does RR reload the list from a hibernate now?

            did this get changed?

            thanks
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            • #7
              March 30th, 2005:
              Fixed OSK indicators bug (Shift/Caps)
              Fixed Launch List Font Color Bug
              Fixed Radiator 'Freq-' bug
              Fixed Update bug when using Browser out of audio player
              Fixed Shutdown Mute Bug
              Improved Freq+/- to support broken freqs
              Added Support to Reset PCI/USB TV Card
              Added Support to Reset PCI/USB Radio Card
              Added MapPoint Support at 90% (Major feature)
              Added Video Player Crash prevention
              Added Support to Rename Files using Folder Browser
              Added Support to Delete Files using Folder Browser
              Added support to change RR's skin labels through SDK
              Added Skin Commands: "PAUSE", "RESUME"
              Added Label Codes to Display GPS Info
              Added Option to Reload List after hibernate (HORM support)
              Added support to send keys to embbeded applications



              3 seconds later and I found it lol... I wasn't going to dive into ewf/horm until this part was for sure working now I am diving in head first

              thanks
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