[mythtv-users] Playback on Vista laptop

Robert RobertCL at iname.com
Thu Sep 4 07:30:09 UTC 2008

On Thu, September 4, 2008 12:22 am, Bobby Gill wrote:
> As a linux user who uses the occasional XP, I was just typing a document
> on
> my dad's Vista laptop when a little popup dialog came up asking me if I
> wanted to open media sharing with Mythbox MythTV AV Media server. I was a
> bit perplexed and went through a few motions to open the sharing access,
> then the Windows Media Player Library opens up and I saw in the Video
> section all recordings from my mythbox server. I tried playing one and it
> worked, but the reading is pretty slow, and I'm wondering if it's already
> streaming or is it downloading the entire file to cache to then playback,
> or
> what the method is. If it's not already, how can I have it stream instead?
> Thanks
> Bob

Thats interesting.  I've had that popup before, but it's never done
anything useful when I clicked on it.  Must be something to do with my
configuration - now that I know it works maybe I'll look into my setup a
little more...


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