[MPlayer-users] Re: [OT] Serving divx files on NFS, apache or what?

Alban Bedel albeu at free.fr
Sun Apr 6 19:07:15 CEST 2003

Hi Alex Polite,

on Sat, 5 Apr 2003 22:22:05 +0200 you wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html] I'm currently serving my divx files using Apache
> and watching them on my notebook. This works out alright but there's one
> catch, mplayer can't seek in a url. I tried serving divx files over NFS
> a long time ago and my impression was that NFS wasn't cut out for
> streaming apps. Anyone tried any other networked filesystems for this?

You may want to try lastest cvs. I just commited a new stream type wich
can be used to access MPlayer stream (ie file, vcd, dvd, etc) over the
You need the server in TOOLS/netstream then you may remotly access file
but also dvd, vcd, etc by using such url : mpst://server/dvd://1 or
Beaware that you can't access tv and mf as they aren't a real stream.

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