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radioguy
2006-04-01, 08:51
I can connect to most stations except this one:http://radio-canada.ca/util/endirect/espace_musique.asx It's listed on the
public radio for canada on Squeezenetwork, but every time I
try i get "cannot connect" . It's the Radio Canada French
network station in Montreal, Espace Musique. Do I need a plugin
for it?

Siduhe
2006-04-01, 09:11
Try this alternative stream:

http://ms2.radio-canada.ca/EspaceMusique.ogg.m3u

And for Premiere Chaine:

http://ms2.radio-canada.ca/PremiereChaine.ogg.m3u

Both should work with the SB

radioguy
2006-04-01, 10:15
thanks for the quick reply - tried both links, and still get
"can't open file" ??

gdsqueeze
2006-04-01, 10:48
This worked for me on softsqueeze for Espace Musique, try it.

http://ms2.radio-canada.ca:80/EspaceMusique.ogg

and Première chaine:

http://ms2.radio-canada.ca:80/PremiereChaine.ogg

Bonne Chance

radioguy
2006-04-01, 13:22
I really appreciate the help guys, but it still dosen't work.
thanks,
rg

Siduhe
2006-04-01, 13:41
OK - sounds like something more basic. How are you trying to tune into the url - via the Radio Tune In box in the Help Menu of the web interface, or some other way ?

Also, can you tell us a bit more about the setup of the box running slimserver - PC / Window, linux ?

mherger
2006-04-02, 05:09
> Do I need a plugin for it?

If you have a SB2/3 you shouldn't need anything. If you've got a SB1,
you'd need AlienBBC.

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mherger
2006-04-02, 05:10
> Try this alternative stream:
> http://ms2.radio-canada.ca/EspaceMusique.ogg.m3u

But keep in mind that ogg can't be played natively by the player.

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gdsqueeze
2006-04-02, 07:09
This problem is strange, those station works fine for me, what version of firmware are you using ?

radioguy
2006-04-02, 08:46
I'm using sb3 which I bought 2 weeks ago, running on winXP home,
and the urls that you all mentioned work fine streaming with
windows media player and the player from the station's site,
http://radio-canada.ca/radio2/index.html (the "en direct" button on the left)....just can't connect with Squeezebox.
Thanks again,
rg
(tried to connect with sb and squeezenetwork and with the web interface , both with no results.)

radioguy
2006-04-02, 08:48
forgot this in previous post : I've tried tuning directly from
sb with squeezenetwork and from the web interface with no results
rg

gdsqueeze
2006-04-02, 09:56
Again what version of firmware is running on your squeezebox ? are you using slimserver 6.2.1 ? or the latest 6.2.2 nightly release ? I am running the latest nightly release without problem accessing those station (when installing the latest 6.2.2 server the firmware of your squeezebox will be updated to version 36 I believe).
I was initially having problem tunning to Radio Canada using the original firmware.

tom permutt
2006-04-02, 12:44
See http://bugs.slimdevices.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2368 for discussion and workarounds. Some things called "WMA" play, some don't, and the server can't tell which are which. Older versions of SlimServer, which simply transcode all WMA to something else, play this stream. (I listen to it, in fact.) Or you can patch the newer ones if you feel like it.

Siduhe
2006-04-02, 13:26
As Michael says, Slimserver won't decode Ogg natively. I don't know if this applies to radio streams as well as .ogg files, but you may need to install LAME on your PC to get this stream to work - it's pretty straightforward, see the Wiki below. Upgrading to 6.2.2. may also help - it isn't far away from becoming an official firmware release.

GDsqueeze - do you have LAME installed ?

http://wiki.slimdevices.com/index.cgi?LAMEForTranscoding - I'm using v3.96 without any problems.

radioguy
2006-04-02, 13:56
Again what version of firmware is running on your squeezebox ? are you using slimserver 6.2.1 ? or the latest 6.2.2 nightly release ? I am running the latest nightly release without problem accessing those station (when installing the latest 6.2.2 server the firmware of your squeezebox will be updated to version 36 I believe).
I was initially having problem tunning to Radio Canada using the original firmware.

Wow! after 2 weeks of trying it finally worked after I downloaded
the latest nightly update...thanks very much ! and thanks to
you all for all the help. (Works now with both file formats)
RG