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John Gorst
2004-11-28, 07:26
I am running the latest nightly and decided to experiemnt with the
xpl/xap support, so I enabled it.

I didnt get to try it but at some point that day slimserver crashed and
then would not startup again - this /never/ happens.

I ran slimserver.pl on the commandline which gave the following:
[root@mandrake slimserver]# ./slimserver.pl
Subroutine HTML::Entities::decode_entities redefined at
/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.3/i386-linux-thread-multi/DynaLoader.pm line 249,
<DATA> line 1.
Usage: Socket::inet_ntoa(ip_address_sv) at
/usr/local/slimserver/Slim/Control/xPL.pm line 32.

The only way I could get slimserver to startup again was to disable xpl
by editing slimserver.conf

I think this may be the first time I have tried enableing xpl since
sqitching to linux. Anyone else have it working.

Latestnightly, mandrake linux 10

Philippe SCHMUCK
2004-11-28, 10:36
Since the last two releases of Slimserver on Mac OS X, I'm no more able
to play any radio (like Smoothjazz.com) which appears in an iTunes
playlist like before.

Any suggestion to find out what is happening (log file, ...) would be
appreciated !

Kevin Hawkins
2004-11-28, 10:45
Hi John,

Ahh xAP and xPL - two sides of the same coin..

The xAP support for Slim Server connects via the CLI so it shouldn't
effect the server in any way. I run it currently fine The xPL support
however is inbuilt..

The Slim server has evolved since the xAP Slim connector was
released and there is talk now of updating the CLI in the SlimServer
code, once that is done we can look to bring the xAP Slim connector up
to date to support later features this might provide. The current
version still works great and I use it to integrate my Slim players in
my Home Automation setup and for displaying emails, temperatures,
CallerID, alarm conditions etc on the players around the home - and
also switching X10 lighting from the SliMP3 IR remote. It also
integrates the Slim players really nicely in HomeSeer for example (they
are automatically recognised as HomeSeer devices).

There is one known issue of justifying text on the Slim Displays which
is to do with displaying tags (<centre> <right> etc) though

Kevin

www.xapframework.net (Slimp3 xAP conduit)
www.xapautomation.org
www.mi4.biz



John Gorst wrote:

>
> I am running the latest nightly and decided to experiemnt with the
> xpl/xap support, so I enabled it.
>
> I didnt get to try it but at some point that day slimserver crashed
> and then would not startup again - this /never/ happens.
>
> I ran slimserver.pl on the commandline which gave the following:
> [root@mandrake slimserver]# ./slimserver.pl
> Subroutine HTML::Entities::decode_entities redefined at
> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.3/i386-linux-thread-multi/DynaLoader.pm line 249,
> <DATA> line 1.
> Usage: Socket::inet_ntoa(ip_address_sv) at
> /usr/local/slimserver/Slim/Control/xPL.pm line 32.
>
> The only way I could get slimserver to startup again was to disable
> xpl by editing slimserver.conf
>
> I think this may be the first time I have tried enableing xpl since
> sqitching to linux. Anyone else have it working.
>
> Latestnightly, mandrake linux 10
>
>

John Gorst
2004-11-28, 13:16
Kevin Hawkins wrote:
> Hi John,
>
> Ahh xAP and xPL - two sides of the same coin..
>
> The xAP support for Slim Server connects via the CLI so it shouldn't
> effect the server in any way. I run it currently fine The xPL support
> however is inbuilt..

I am talking about when the xpl (or was it xap?) is enabled to send IR
commands by this protocol. As soon as it was enabled the server crashed
and wouldnt start until it was disabled.

I assume you are running windows as that is the only platform that
supports these protocols without using the mighty complicated MisterHouse?

Cheers
>
> The Slim server has evolved since the xAP Slim connector was
> released and there is talk now of updating the CLI in the SlimServer
> code, once that is done we can look to bring the xAP Slim connector up
> to date to support later features this might provide. The current
> version still works great and I use it to integrate my Slim players in
> my Home Automation setup and for displaying emails, temperatures,
> CallerID, alarm conditions etc on the players around the home - and
> also switching X10 lighting from the SliMP3 IR remote. It also
> integrates the Slim players really nicely in HomeSeer for example (they
> are automatically recognised as HomeSeer devices).
>
> There is one known issue of justifying text on the Slim Displays which
> is to do with displaying tags (<centre> <right> etc) though
>
> Kevin
>
> www.xapframework.net (Slimp3 xAP conduit)
> www.xapautomation.org
> www.mi4.biz
>
>
>
> John Gorst wrote:
>
>>
>> I am running the latest nightly and decided to experiemnt with the
>> xpl/xap support, so I enabled it.
>>
>> I didnt get to try it but at some point that day slimserver crashed
>> and then would not startup again - this /never/ happens.
>>
>> I ran slimserver.pl on the commandline which gave the following:
>> [root@mandrake slimserver]# ./slimserver.pl
>> Subroutine HTML::Entities::decode_entities redefined at
>> /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.3/i386-linux-thread-multi/DynaLoader.pm line 249,
>> <DATA> line 1.
>> Usage: Socket::inet_ntoa(ip_address_sv) at
>> /usr/local/slimserver/Slim/Control/xPL.pm line 32.
>>
>> The only way I could get slimserver to startup again was to disable
>> xpl by editing slimserver.conf
>>
>> I think this may be the first time I have tried enableing xpl since
>> sqitching to linux. Anyone else have it working.
>>
>> Latestnightly, mandrake linux 10
>>
>>

Kevin Hawkins
2004-11-28, 15:58
John Gorst wrote:

> Kevin Hawkins wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>> Ahh xAP and xPL - two sides of the same coin..
>>
>> The xAP support for Slim Server connects via the CLI so it
>> shouldn't effect the server in any way. I run it currently fine The
>> xPL support however is inbuilt..
>
>
> I am talking about when the xpl (or was it xap?) is enabled to send IR
> commands by this protocol. As soon as it was enabled the server
> crashed and wouldnt start until it was disabled.

Both xAP and xPL relay the IR commands from SlimServer - xAP uses an
external connection to the SlimServer CLI and is what I was talking
about in my email. xPL is inbuilt in the SlimServer code and is the
thing you enabled which is causing issues. xAP and xPL are different
protocols supported by different people . I'll leave one of the xPL
crowd to resolve that for you.

>
> I assume you are running windows as that is the only platform that
> supports these protocols without using the mighty complicated
> MisterHouse?

No - many platforms support xAP and xPL - they are protocols and not
applications as such. There are Windows and Linux offerings, even
embedded solutions running on PIC,s , Atmel and Rabbit processors. From
a controller/script engine point of view then yes Misterhouse supports
xAP as does xAP Desktop and HomeSeer using a plugin. xPL is supported
using xPLHAL so lots of options there. All these allow you to integrate
your Slim player into some greater control/display environment

Kevin

dean
2004-11-29, 10:44
Hi Philippe,

Some questions for you:

Do the built-in radio functions work for you with 5.4?
If you browse right into the specific radio station, what's the URL
that's shown for the station?

-dean

On Nov 28, 2004, at 9:36 AM, Philippe SCHMUCK wrote:

> Since the last two releases of Slimserver on Mac OS X, I'm no more
> able to play any radio (like Smoothjazz.com) which appears in an
> iTunes playlist like before.
>
> Any suggestion to find out what is happening (log file, ...) would be
> appreciated !
>
>

Philippe SCHMUCK
2004-11-29, 23:47
Hi Dean,

I'm not able to understand how to set up the built-in radio function !
In fact, I do not understand how to set up the Custom Genre Definitions
file for SHOUTcast; an example would help a lot !


If I give a look to the link that appears in the browser for this
specific playlist, I have :
http://10.0.0.1:9000/songinfo.html?
itempath=http%3A%2F%2F64.236.34.196%3A80%2Fstream% 2F1005&player=00%3A04%
3A20%3A05%3A5d%3A7e
which means http://64.236.34.196:80/stream/1005 and if I paste this URL
in iTunes it works !

The browser shows the following (sorry, in French) :
Titre :
Smoothjazz.Com - The worlds best Smooth Jazz - Live From Monterey Bay

Album :
SmoothJazz via Shoutcast

Genre :
smooth jazz

Format de fichier :
MP3

Débit binaire :
128Kbps CBR

Dernière modif. :
Mar, 30 nov 2004, 7:45:03

Emplacement :
http://64.236.34.196:80/stream/1005 (Télécharger)

Le 29 nov. 04, à 18:44, dean blackketter a écrit :

> Hi Philippe,
>
> Some questions for you:
>
> Do the built-in radio functions work for you with 5.4?
> If you browse right into the specific radio station, what's the URL
> that's shown for the station?
>
> -dean
>
> On Nov 28, 2004, at 9:36 AM, Philippe SCHMUCK wrote:
>
>> Since the last two releases of Slimserver on Mac OS X, I'm no more
>> able to play any radio (like Smoothjazz.com) which appears in an
>> iTunes playlist like before.
>>
>> Any suggestion to find out what is happening (log file, ...) would be
>> appreciated !
>>

dean
2004-11-30, 09:16
Philippe,

I mean to use the Internet Radio option from the remote control and
browse into the ShoutCAST menu and choose a radio station there.

-dean
On Nov 29, 2004, at 10:47 PM, Philippe SCHMUCK wrote:

> Hi Dean,
>
> I'm not able to understand how to set up the built-in radio function !
> In fact, I do not understand how to set up the Custom Genre
> Definitions file for SHOUTcast; an example would help a lot !
>
>
> If I give a look to the link that appears in the browser for this
> specific playlist, I have :
> http://10.0.0.1:9000/songinfo.html?
> itempath=http%3A%2F%2F64.236.34.196%3A80%2Fstream% 2F1005&player=00%3A04
> %3A20%3A05%3A5d%3A7e
> which means http://64.236.34.196:80/stream/1005 and if I paste this
> URL in iTunes it works !
>
> The browser shows the following (sorry, in French) :
> Titre :
> Smoothjazz.Com - The worlds best Smooth Jazz - Live From Monterey Bay
>
> Album :
> SmoothJazz via Shoutcast
>
> Genre :
> smooth jazz
>
> Format de fichier :
> MP3
>
> Débit binaire :
> 128Kbps CBR
>
> Dernière modif. :
> Mar, 30 nov 2004, 7:45:03
>
> Emplacement :
> http://64.236.34.196:80/stream/1005 (Télécharger)
>
> Le 29 nov. 04, à 18:44, dean blackketter a écrit :
>
>> Hi Philippe,
>>
>> Some questions for you:
>>
>> Do the built-in radio functions work for you with 5.4?
>> If you browse right into the specific radio station, what's the URL
>> that's shown for the station?
>>
>> -dean
>>
>> On Nov 28, 2004, at 9:36 AM, Philippe SCHMUCK wrote:
>>
>>> Since the last two releases of Slimserver on Mac OS X, I'm no more
>>> able to play any radio (like Smoothjazz.com) which appears in an
>>> iTunes playlist like before.
>>>
>>> Any suggestion to find out what is happening (log file, ...) would
>>> be appreciated !
>>>
>
>
>
>

Philippe SCHMUCK
2004-11-30, 13:01
I have "Shoutcast Web site not available" !

What can I check ?

Le 30 nov. 04, à 17:16, dean blackketter a écrit :

> Philippe,
>
> I mean to use the Internet Radio option from the remote control and
> browse into the ShoutCAST menu and choose a radio station there.
>
> -dean