[MPlayer-users] pna stream on bbc not working

Stephen Stocker lpar at par1.net
Sat Apr 2 02:40:27 CEST 2005

>Can you listen to this?
>I can't.
>Instead I receive a lot of errors, including one asking me to update

  I just tried it, I get the same error:


MPlayer dev-CVS-050324-01:40-2.95.3 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium MMX P55C (Family: 5, Stepping: 3)
Detected cache-line size is 32 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 0 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX

84 audio & 191 video codecs
Menu inited: /home/lpar/.mplayer/menu.conf
Playing pnm://rmv8.bbc.net.uk/romanian/rom.ra.
Resolving rmv8.bbc.net.uk for AF_INET...
Connecting to server rmv8.bbc.net.uk[]:7070 ...
PNM:// fd=4
Cache size set to 64 KBytes
Connected to server: rmv8.bbc.net.uk
Cache fill:  0.00% (0 bytes)    REAL file format detected.
Stream description: 19.00  TX 01/04/2005
Stream mimetype: audio/x-pn-realaudio
Clip info:
 name: 19.00  TX 01/04/2005
 author: BBC Romanian Section
 copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation
Opening audio decoder: [liba52] AC3 decoding with liba52
input_pnm: got message from server while reading stream:
You need to obtain a new player to play this clip. Please point your web browser to http://www.real.com and download the latest RealOne Player from RealNetworks. Once you have installed it you should try this clip again.
input_pnm: read error.
input_pnm: read error.
input_pnm: read error.

(And so on, until I kill mplayer.)

I've had problems with their pnm streams before, but not sure what the problem is. However, if you change the "pnm" to "rtsp", it works for me. Hope this works for you.

	Take care,

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