I've noticed that when I stop a video near the beginning, it sometimes doesn't let you resume playback if you've stopped a video within a certain time period, but I can't seem to find any setting that lets you tweak how long this time period is. Does anyone know how to adjust this time frame in which resuming playback isn't available?

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Found it. You need to create an advancedsettings.xml file in ~/.xbmc/userdata/ if you don't have one already, and add the ignoresecondsatstart setting:


It appears as though the default is 180 seconds.

Source: http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=advancedsettings.xml#.3Cvideo.3E

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