[MPlayer-users] ESPN Radio Arcived, Windows Media Audio 9 Voice
chris at schanck.net
Fri Jan 9 23:18:02 CET 2004
Recently, in my quest to kick Windows Media Player 6.4 via Codeweavers
Crossover off my disk, I have tried to play both the live ESPN Radio
feed, and an archived feed of one of yesterdays shows.
wget -O - -q espnradio.com | grep play=live
gives you the live stream http page; wget that, and you get to:
http://mfile.akamai.com/10478/live/reflector:33040.asx (note that this
may change, though it was constant from yesterday to today).
as the actual MRL.
This stream plays flawlessly with mplayer. Windows Media Audio 2 (32kbps)
However, picking an archived stream, such as The Dan Patrick show gets
you this url:
This is encoded as "Windows Media Audio Voice", 20kbsp, mono, I believe.
Doesn't play worth a damn. IPtraf shows no network traffic at all for
Any ideas? I really want to use linux for all my multimedia and nuke the
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