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

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 13 12:40:18 EST 2005

Torbjörn Jansson wrote:

> 2005/12/13, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:bradallenfuller at yahoo.com>>:
>     Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
>>     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.
> i see, i haven't tried it at all so i don't know if it works or not.
> is other mediaplayers working with mythweb?

yes, as I said in my original msg:
"Window Media Player and any other app works fine,"

> if so i suspect the windows version of mplayer does not know how to 
> handle urls properly, maybe it doesn't know anything about directshow. 

Well.. it worked before, but I don't remember how I got it working.
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