[MPlayer-users] Large delay before video begins playing
rcooley at spamcop.net
Thu Apr 7 12:06:11 CEST 2005
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005 11:18:37 +0200
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org> wrote:
> maybe arts is
> able to release the device after some idle period, I don't know.
Yes, arts and esd both do that. It's a configurable options, and a shame they don't default to a much quicker timeout (eg 1sec). -ao alsa partially works because it will just sit there and wait, but -ao oss will just give-up if the sound device isn't immediately available.
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