[mythtv-users] Problems with mythweb and flash streaming.

Tom Sparks tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Mon Dec 21 20:13:12 UTC 2009

--- On Mon, 21/12/09, Alex Fazzari <alex.fazzari at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Alex Fazzari <alex.fazzari at gmail.com>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Problems with mythweb and flash streaming.
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Received: Monday, 21 December, 2009, 11:46 AM
> I'm having a problem getting flash
> streaming working through mythweb.
> I've searched these lists and the web and as haven't seen a
> similar
> problem - fingers crossed it's an easy one.
> I have modified the mythweb/modules/stream_flv.pl file to
> output the
> ffmpeg command to a log file.  On pressing the play
> button in the
> flowplayer app I get the ffmpeg output pasted below.
> It seems to be processing the file fine but is not
> producing any
> output (0 size and 0 bitrate).  I have checked the
> permissions of the
> folders which contain the video files and those of the web
> directory
> and they are all writable to by the user under which apache
> runs.
> I am serving the video file from a local NTFS share which
> is also
> being used a CIFS share.  I read there may be problems
> with streaming
> from CIFS shares that require Enable SendFile Off to be
> added to
> http.conf so I added that to no avail.
> Any suggestions on what I'm missing here?

have you try typing what you have changed into your shell?

eg: ffmpeg -y -i "file_name_here" -f flv -r 12.5 -b 800k -ab 64k -ac 2 - s 320x240 -deinterlace -ar 22050 -g 30 /dev/stout 2>/dev/null


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