[MPlayer-users] Re: Problem with low-bitrate rtsp stream

Stephen Stocker lpar at par1.net
Sat Sep 20 04:34:58 CEST 2003

 On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, joy at pingfm.org wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> >   I'm getting totally garbled audio from Democracy Now!'s low bitrate
> >   Realmedia stream. The video's fine, and interestingly the high bitrate
> >   stream works fine. The problem is that I'm on a dialup service, and
> >   dumping an hour-long stream to file takes forever.
> >
> >   I think the low bitrate stream is SureStream, if that helps.
> >   The URL is:
> > rtsp://rx-lvl3-wa48.rbn.com/demnow/demnow/demand/2003/sept/128/dn20030916a.rm
> >
> >   Any ideas? Thanks.
> i think realmedia surestream decoding is buggy with mplayer (live-lib).
> sometimes it playes only the stream with the lowest br, sometimes it
> shows no vid, with realmedia-streams i checked.
> but didn't tested it with newest (cvs)version.
> regards
> joy

  Thanks. I wondered if I'd managed to break something. :) I've had the
  same experience with some streams for quite awhile though, so I didn't
  think so.

  Take care,

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