[MPlayer-users] AC3 and dts hwpassthrough and seeking

Alexander Roalter alex at roalter.it
Sun Jan 12 13:18:04 CET 2014

On 12.01.2014 10:42, Alexander Roalter wrote:
> Second issue: If I play AC3 correctly, the AV receiver takes about 0.5
> to 1 second to detect it is a AC3 stream. Every time I seek (or at every
> chapter break with dvdnav:// (not with dvd://) the stream gets
> reinitialized (or resynched or whatever), and I have again half a second
> of silence. Does this happen to anyone else? Is there a way to make sure
> only complete/valid AC3 packets are sent to the receiver, so it doesn't
> need to reinitialize?

Another thing: the Receiver muting for half a second after seeking 
doesn't happen with VLC, so it really is some inconsistency in the AC3 
stream that gets sent to the receiver by mplayer.


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