[MPlayer-users] mpeg-ts demuxer to use v/a-ids from channels.conf

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Sun Mar 22 23:06:20 CET 2009

Il giorno dom, 22/03/2009 alle 17.23 +0100, Andreas Mueller ha scritto:
> Hello list,
> it would be way better if mplayer would use the audio-id and video-id
> found in the channels.conf because they ought not to change on dvb-s
> afaik. This would give some increase in channel-switch time, where by
> now this takes about 3 to 5 seconds (3 seconds on lowering the "-tsprobe"
> range). This is bad for zapping.
> So far these are put into the dvb_channel_t structs but not read out on
> opening the demuxer in mplayer.c (demux_open).
> Could someone please give me some hints howto interact with that "modules"?
> Or does someone even have a patch for that?
> Thanks in advance, any help appreciated,
> Andreas.

if there's only one audio and/or one video pid you can be sure that
there won't be much to search when scanning the streams.
You can use -tprobe N (e.g. -tsprobe 512000 or lower)  to speed-up the
probing phase.

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