[mythtv-users] OT: DSMyth and mplayer not playing files from MythWeb

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 13 11:33:34 EST 2005

Torbjörn Jansson wrote:

> 2005/12/13, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:bradallenfuller at yahoo.com>>:
>     Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
>>     2005/12/13, Torbjörn Jansson < torbjorn.jansson at gmail.com
>>     <mailto:torbjorn.jansson at gmail.com>>:
>>         First, what version of mythtv do you use and what version of
>>         the windows filter do you use?
>>         Did you configure the mysql settings in the setup program?
>>         Did you try the test button on the mysql setup page and got a
>>         successfull reply?
>>         Is your master backend setup properly in the mythtv-setup
>>         program?
>>         And is the ip for the master backend not
>>         <> or localhost?
>>     and another thing, is it media player classic you are trying use?
>>     if so is it a recent version?
>>     if not, you have to disable the internal shoutcast filter or it
>>     will not work, mediaplayer classic will try to connect using http
>>     when opening myth:  urls and the mythbackend obviously cant
>>     understand that.
>     My msg was to use mplayer to play, everything else works fine.
>     It's specifically something about mplayer and/or passing the file
>     argument to mplayer.
> wasn't the mediaplayer that came before mplayer2 (wmp v6.4) called 
> mplayer? when directshow was called active movie or something like that.
> or are you refering to the linux mplayer?

I admit it's confusing because they are the same names.
I'm refering to the linux mplayer, but the windows version of it.

> anyway, the only requierment besides the ones above is that the 
> mediaplayer must be able to handle myth:// and the links to the 
> recordings in mythweb must be gin with myth://

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