[mythtv-users] MythWeb: asx stream is kinda `choppy`

Udo van den Heuvel udovdh at xs4all.nl
Wed Feb 7 18:39:06 UTC 2007

Trey Thompson wrote:
>> As I wrote before asx streaming works, even on my freshly installed system.
>> Even though that this MythTV system is a bit faster (EN12000 versus
>> SP8000) the asx stream playback still is choppy on the windows system
>> that is displaying the stream.
>> When playing the stream from a windows share the playback is OK, so the
>> windows box is not a problem.
>> How can I make the stream play more 'stream-like', without the
>> choppyness? It looks like some buffer is just too small?
>> Who has advice?
> And to add, does this do any transcoding on the fly?  I I've searched
> the Wiki and the only posts I see there related to this are about
> other packages, Mythstream, or custom pre-done flash conversions.
> I've traced the link for the current SVN release down to the
> handler.pl script, and it seems that just opens the mpg file and sends
> it to the webserver?

Playing the source mpeg from a samba share works just fine.
So it might be a buffering issue somewhere?
(Windows MP, some older version)

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