[INVALID] My internet connection went out during a --start --stop command, what do I do now?
#1
So, the programme in question is the following: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0...dies-final

What I am trying to do is start downloading at 8793 seconds in and stop at 20040 seconds in.

This was actually my second attempt at downloading this.

When I first tried yesterday, I got about 40% of the way through before get_iplayer failed for the same reason and then automatically restarted at 0.0% (which is when I stopped it).

I then left it until today and got about 80% of the way through.

I'm kind of devastated now because the programme will be unavailable in 3 days and I have plans and a poor internet connection.

Is there any way I can get this download to resume where it was (at around 80% of the way through the command) rather than starting from 0% again?

What has me really worried is that it went from hvfhd2 to dhfhd1 before it failed again and the last time it did that, it started from 0.0%
#2
Resuming works fine so long as the same streams can be accessed. Your system obviously can't manage it. Judging from your description, your connection is simply too poor. Download at lower quality and/or in smaller time segments. There will be a few seconds of overlap between segments, so you would need to do some minor editing if you want a single file.
#3
(10-08-2018, 03:16 PM)dinky Wrote: Resuming works fine so long as the same streams can be accessed. Your system obviously can't manage it, but it would be a mutual waste of time to investigate further. Judging from your description, your connection is simply too poor. Download at lower quality and/or in smaller time segments. There will be a few seconds of overlap between segments, so you would need to do some minor editing if you want a single file.

Right, fair enough, thanks.
#4
When I'm travelling and have bad/expensive mobile data I use a cloud service like AWS to run GIP and download my shows when I have free/cheap internet e.g. hotels. So long as you're good at housekeeping it can be nearly free.

https://aws.amazon.com/free/faqs/


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