[mythtv-users] mythweb and the Nokia N95

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Fri Jun 20 18:18:14 UTC 2008

On Friday 20 June 2008 12:30:24 xavier hervy wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 20:34 +0100, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> > 
> > I'm no ffmpeg expert - but I know that with 3gp files you have to write some information into the header, but this information is only known once you have completed the encoding. So you have to encode the file, leaving space for the header, and then write the header once you have finished. This would tally with the error message - in that ffmpeg would be trying to write the file and then seek back to the start of the file in order to write the header. Obviously if the file is 'stdout' it can't do this. In this case I can't see that writing 3gp to stdout could ever work. Which is a shame.
> > 
> > On the N95 subject I spoke to the expert at work today. The N95 will play Flash natively although in what container he wasn't certain, but it definitely requires rtsp for streaming - http will not work. Any Apache experts out there..??
> > 
> > Mark
> I am not an expert neither, but I don't think apache can do that. We
> need a dedicated streaming server.

In which case we probably want this:


I've had some experience with this and it's compatible with every mobile device I've used it with, but I've no idea if it could be integrated into a myth setup.


> I did try bbc web site, the flash video work on the n95, but I can't
> find the way they do it (presumably rtsp)
> xavier

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