[mythtv-users] XBox Media Center Question
riznob at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 19:06:11 EST 2005
On 12/8/05, Kichigai Mentat <kichigai at comcast.net> wrote:
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> On Dec 8, 2005, at 18.18, Mlists wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-08-12 at 09:38 -0600, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
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> >> On Dec 8, 2005, at 04.01, Phill Edwards wrote:
> >>>> I think I have a bigger issue with my XBMC install. I can't
> >>>> seem to
> >>>> play any video mpeg with mplayer. It locks up. It's possible
> >>>> that the
> >>>> build of XBMC that I got isn't the best. Anyone have suggestions
> >>>> on a
> >>>> place to get the binary downloads? Email me if you don't want to
> >>>> post
> >>>> to the group.
> >>>> I also have the python scripts installed for Myth. My cards/myth
> >>>> don't
> >>>> create .nuv files, they create .mpg files. I assume these are
> >>>> mpeg4 or
> >>>> am I wrong on this? Mplayer should be able to play these shouldn't
> >>>> they?
> >>> I'll bet my right one that your files are MPEG4 recordings. The
> >>> mplayer.dll that comes with XBMC won't play them and you need to
> >>> get a
> >>> patched version. Search the archives for mplayer.dll over the last
> >>> couple of weeks 'cos I think someone put a link up to where you
> >>> could
> >>> get it. Let me know if you can't find it as I may be able to help.
> >> How old is your version of XBMC? I have a version from 10/31/05 and
> >> it plays everything I throw at it. I had a version from around July,
> >> and it even had the software to decode H.264/x264 (though the CPU
> >> couldn't stand the load).
> >> My advice is find a torrent tracker (try http://bt.xbox-sky.com:8080
> >> All they deal with is XBox software) and download the latest version.
> > Well I have video playing but no Myth livetv. But thats ok -- I moved
> > back to a recent SVN version so I'm not surprised it isn't working.
> > I'll have to look into the scripts or look for a cvs version that
> > might
> > work. Not sure how the scripts pick up the buffer file name so that
> > could possibly be the only issue with it. Not sure how nice its going
> > to be since I'm rather spoiled with with a full running Mythtv version
> > on xbox linux.
> Well, I'd recomend you stick with XBox Linux. True, the new versions
> of XBMC are pretty slick, but from what I've heard, the MythTV
> scripts are a bit lacking, compared to a full on front-end.
> > Norm
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There is also a torrent for a working xebian release with mythtv
riznob at gmail.com
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