Author Topic: ON/OFF Switch  (Read 4752 times)

Kalisiin

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ON/OFF Switch
« on: October 30, 2009, 04:32:44 am »
Is anyone working on a way to make the normal power switch work when booted up in the dingux firmware?

That's my one and only beef, is that you gotta poke that tiny little hole with a paper clip or something to turn the power off when you are booted up in Dingux...would be so much nicer if the power switch worked.

I thought I read something about this somewhere, once, but can't seem to find any reference to it anymore, and I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about this.

did someone come up with a way to make the normal power switch work when booted up in Dingux?

Natrox

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2009, 07:08:28 am »
Not at the moment. But you can always press START + SELECT + Power ON , this resets the Dingoo as well when in Dingux, and then you can power off in the native firmware.

Kalisiin

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2009, 07:31:37 am »
Not at the moment. But you can always press START + SELECT + Power ON , this resets the Dingoo as well when in Dingux, and then you can power off in the native firmware.

I'll have to try that.
I always just used the little reset button you have to poke with a paper clip...sorta a pain in the rump when you don't happen to have a paper clip handy.

Bouvrie

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2009, 09:57:46 am »
I always just used the little reset button you have to poke with a paper clip...sorta a pain in the rump when you don't happen to have a paper clip handy.
I got annoyed by that instantly, so I applied the screw the pinhole reset!-mod. :P
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Kalisiin

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2009, 10:38:41 am »
I always just used the little reset button you have to poke with a paper clip...sorta a pain in the rump when you don't happen to have a paper clip handy.
I got annoyed by that instantly, so I applied the screw the pinhole reset!-mod. :P

Very nice if you're a handyman.  Me...seeing as I am a smoker...I just carry a paper clip at all times, stuffed into my box of cigarettes.

Another tip...you can carry a lot of small items in an empty prescription bottle (this tends to be more useful for a girl, because you can put small earrings, etc, in there...and you can carry a paper clip in that...and put it in your purse...or if you're a guy, you can also carry such a little bottle in your pocket.  At least that way you always have a switch available.
« Last Edit: October 30, 2009, 10:53:16 am by Kalisiin »

demon cleaner

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2009, 10:51:11 am »
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I got annoyed by that instantly, so I applied the screw the pinhole reset!-mod. :P

But with that mod I would fear that sometimes you reset the console by mistake :-\

diab

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2009, 10:54:11 am »
Am I the only one that resets by holding the power-switch for ~5 seconds?

demon cleaner

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2009, 11:03:11 am »
Am I the only one that resets by holding the power-switch for ~5 seconds?

I did that in the beginning, but slipped off the button very often during resetting, and as it doesn't reset, but only switch off and you have to switch it on again, I decided to use the reset button, as it is faster.

codiak

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2009, 11:29:16 am »
Why are you not using the modified kernel with shutdown function?

Kalisiin

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2009, 12:30:47 pm »
Why are you not using the modified kernel with shutdown function?

'Cuz I don't know where to find it.

I hve the 331 LCD not the 325 LCD.  all the links I have seen just go to the 325 zImage.

codiak

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2009, 01:08:12 pm »
Please have a look here
(I just asked the publisher of the modded kernel to repost it.)

Kalisiin

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #11 on: October 30, 2009, 06:14:17 pm »
thanks.

codiak

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Re: ON/OFF Switch
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2009, 02:55:13 pm »
Have a look here.

 

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