[MPlayer-users] Long delays before showing films from dvbstream in CVS

Jim Hawkins mplayer at jawkins.com
Sat May 17 15:21:15 CEST 2003

On Sat, 17 May 2003, Bernhard Rosenkraenzer wrote:

> dvbstream -o -ps -f [freq] -s [srate] -p [pol] [vpid] [apid] |mplayer -vo
> xv -ao alsa9 -fs -
> takes about 30 seconds to start with current CVS [this started shortly
> after the 0.90 release].
> With 0.90, the picture appears almost instantly.
> ...
> Any ideas what change may have caused this?

It's mplayer's TS demuxer. If you use dvbstream without the '-ps' option
it'll let mplayer do the TS demuxing and it shouldn't hang, although I
find mplayer's demuxer less resilient to errors than dvbstream and the
audio dies too easily.


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