[mythtv-users] uPnP to Xbox 360

Mark Hetherington mark at hethos.org
Fri Mar 2 06:57:39 UTC 2007

Since the xbox 260 has a broken/"embraced and extended" version of Upnp 
support, it requires the server to identify itself as a Windows Media Connect 
server. The only linux based project I've had success with 
is "x360mediaserve", which seems to be based on the gnu upnpd.

I'm guessing someone with the time could look at the source of x360mediaserve 
to see what hoops need to be jumped through to get xbox recognition, and 
implement these in the mythtv server. 

I believe all the media has to be in an appropriately named upnp directory, so 
it may limit what can be done with mythtv.

Good luck,

On Friday 02 March 2007 15:00, Brent wrote:
> I have heard people talk about it a few times, but I can't seem to find
> a good status page.  Has it been done? do it work?
> I am running Axel's packages from the stable branch and nothing on my
> network (including my 360) shows the server as available through uPnP.
> Though I do remember briefly months ago it did show up.  Since they are
> in the stable branch, I believe, I am running .20-fixes.  Do I need to
> go to his testing packages?
> Anyone have links, comments or thoughts?
> Brent
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