[mythtv-users] movie streaming

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 10:23:41 UTC 2006

On 01/03/06, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/03/06, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > You could try the dsmyth filters with the "video lan client" player,
> > > which works well for me - even over a wireless link.  That is apart
> > > from the few recordings that have no audio when streamed, which I need
> > > to investigate further.
> >
> > I don't think that is streaming - hw will need to wait until the file
> > is fully downloaded by the vlc client before it can be played. If you
> > want to actually stream the redording then you need mythstreamtv which
> > can be foudn on sourceforge.net and in this mailing list's archives.
> >
> I'm not exactly sure what constitutes streaming but no, it starts
> playing straight away so it's not fully downloading the files first.
> Either that or I'm getting 2.5GB over my 100MB/s LAN in a couple of
> seconds!

Actually I do know - it's not streaming because it uses a samba mount,
but it looks like it.  ie you click on the link in mythweb and the
file starts playing straight away, which I think is what the op

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