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Michael Tarr
2004-12-07, 20:20
Okay, I did the following:

wget http://love.str3am.com/asx/xpn.asx

then I did:

mplayer -playlist xpn.asx

It churned filling the cache for over 5 minutes! But since then it has
been playing this stream beautifully...

So mplayer on OSX from the fink install does work.

So I am not sure what is happening with AlienBBC...

Ideas?

Jules?

-m

Jules Taplin
2004-12-08, 03:32
Aha! Progress.

Well... maybe. It's likely that that stream isn't RealAudio, so you
still might have a codec problem.

Try it with a BBC stream:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/realplayer/media/fmg2.rpm

So... mplayer -playlist
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/realplayer/media/fmg2.rpm

Is that works, then we're down to other stuff - but we'll cross that
bridge when we come to it.

-- Jules

Michael Tarr wrote:

> Okay, I did the following:
>
> wget http://love.str3am.com/asx/xpn.asx
>
> then I did:
>
> mplayer -playlist xpn.asx
>
> It churned filling the cache for over 5 minutes! But since then it has
> been playing this stream beautifully...
>
> So mplayer on OSX from the fink install does work.
>
> So I am not sure what is happening with AlienBBC...
>
> Ideas?
>
> Jules?
>
> -m
>
>

Daniel Cohen
2004-12-08, 10:18
On 7/12/04 at 10:20 pm -0500, Michael Tarr wrote
>Okay, I did the following:
>
>wget http://love.str3am.com/asx/xpn.asx
>
>then I did:
>
>mplayer -playlist xpn.asx
>
>It churned filling the cache for over 5 minutes! But since then it
>has been playing this stream beautifully...
>
>So mplayer on OSX from the fink install does work.
>
>So I am not sure what is happening with AlienBBC...

I did forget to say that the path to mplayer has to be given correctly.

Is that stream a Real Audio stream? The BBC streams are Real Audio.
My problem with mplayer is quite clearly that it does not find the
relevant codec.

So if you've got a Real Audio stream working, it would be useful to
know what name your codec has and where it is.
--
Daniel Cohen