[linux-dvb] mplayer "TUNING FAILED", only first time per channel

Simon Detheridge simon at highlyillogical.org
Mon Oct 16 22:52:05 CEST 2006

I wrote:
>>On my system, mplayer sometimes (but not always) requires two attempts to
>>tune into a dvb channel when launched with a dvb:// url. (For example,
>>'mplayer "dvb://BBC ONE"' -- The first time, it comes up with "TUNING
>>FAILED", but the second time it almost invariably works fine.

>>Is there a way to make this problem go away? Perhaps a --be-persistent
>>flag? Or... ?

Nico Sabbi wrote:
> add -dvbin timeout=30

Yes, that fixed it. Thanks.

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