[MPlayer-users] mplayer bug: cannot play asf file

Frederik Himpe frederikhimpe at arafox.com
Sat Jan 10 20:23:25 CET 2004

When trying to open the URL with
mplayer, I get this:
Connecting to server[]:80 ...
size_confirm mismatch!: 22611 28271
Error while parsing chunk header
Unknown protocol: http
asf_streaming_start failed
Unable to open URL:
Option stream url: This URL doesn't have a hostname part.
File not found: 'wm/stream_HI.asx'
Failed to open

The file really exists, you can download it with wget...

I'm using mplayer-1.0-0.pre3 (comiled binaries for Mandrake Cooker from

Where should problems with mplayer be reported?


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