BUG: resumption of download does not work
richard22j at zoho.com
Fri Jan 12 08:11:05 PST 2018
From: Dr. Axel Stammler
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2018 2:20 PM
>Unfortunately my internet connection is slowly and unreliable — but Get I
>Player has been
>coping with that increasingly better, so first of all: Thank you!
>There seems to be (at least) one particular programme that offers a
> INFO: Downloaded: 28.24 MB (00:01:55) @ 0.53 Mb/s (hvfxsd1)
> WARNING: Failed to download file segment 
> WARNING: Retrying tv: 'Himalaya with Michael Palin - 3. Annapurna to
Everest (b0074qpt) [pre-watershed]'
>This goes on endlessly I am afraid. Usually downloads are resumed and
>here this seems not to work.
>Is there anything I can do to improve the situation (except hope for better
It isn’t really fair to call it a bug. As you yourself say, resuming
downloads often does work.
Sometimes the HLS modes are more reliable. There is no HLShd mode for this
programme, but you can try
You can also try
If they don't work you can try lower resolutions. Otherwise you may find if
you wait a week or so that the BBC replaces it with a version that downloads
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