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Subject: Re: AC3 files not playing from where they stopped

Re: AC3 files not playing from where they stopped

From: Magnus Holmgren <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 18:59:52 +0200

Andrew Hart wrote:

> If I play an AC3 file, stop it and then play it again using the "play"
> button, the file doesn't continue playing from where it left off. If I
> do the same thing with mp3, ogg or wave files, rockbox continues playing
> them from the point where they were stopped.
> Of course, I am assuming here that you don't play any other file before
> trying to restart the AC3 file.
> As far as I understand, pressing the navi button (the big one in the
> centre) on the IH340 starts playing the selected file from the beginning
> while pressing "play" causes Rockbox to resume playing from the file and
> point where it was last stopped. This functionality works great, but
> doesn't seem to work on AC3 files. Mind you, I have no problem
> fast-forwarding or rewinding in AC3 files.
> I'm curious to know if anyone else has the same problem with AC3 files.

I'd guess so, yes, because resume hasn't been implemented for AC3 files
yet. :) Since seeking is supported, it shouldn't be too difficult to add
resume support.

If I can easily create a couple of test files, I might have a go at
adding the necessary support...

Received on 2006-07-26

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