[mythtv] Mythweb and Windows Media Player over Samba

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Fri May 14 14:23:51 EDT 2004

>> What's wrong with using myth:// url's and the config options already
>> present in mythweb cvs ? Only one # needs to be removed from
>> config/conf.php to make it work and posibly editing the video_url
>> string. 
>> It's much easier and doesn't rely on having a samba share.
>> After that's done you can just click on the recording on the recorded
>> programs page and your mediaplayer will open.
>> Given that it knows how to open url's properly.
> From my experience, and I may have it set up all wrong on my
> machine, using
> the myth:// URL still does not enable the seek bar inside of
> Windows Media
> Player.

It shoud work, unless the file has a broken seektable, but in that case the
filters will try to rebuild the seektable, but most players can't handle
files where the length changes.

If you play files that has finished recording seeking shoud always work.

> With some other media players, I can seek backwards, but
> still cannot move forwards. 
> -Andy

Sounds like zoomplayer ;)

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