[MPlayer-users] How to select a substream in Windows Media 9 streaming?

Peter Buchmann peter.buchmann at gmx.net
Tue Jan 11 11:22:51 CET 2005

Reimar � wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 11:57:00AM +0100, Peter Buchmann wrote:
>>Seems to me like
>>'player -vid 3 -playlist mms://vipmms.itele.fr/cpi_itele'
>>does the trick. output says its 288x216. -vid 4 is the smaller
>>version and -vid 1 and -vid 2 dont work for me.
>>with -vid you can choose the video substream.
> -playlist? That's weird, doesn't it work without? Anyway when you use
> http:// instead of mms:// MPlayer (CVS version!) should automatically choose the
> streams that fit best...
> I already explained that in a thread some days ago...

$ mplayer mms://vipmms.itele.fr/cpi_itele
works just fine, but its the small version.

$ mplayer -vid 3 mms://vipmms.itele.fr/cpi_itele
gives me the following output:

MPlayer dev-CVS-050110-00:29-3.3.5 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon Thunderbird (Family: 6, Stepping: 2)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx

Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_irqp_set 1024): Keine Berechtigung
Try adding "echo 1024 > /proc/sys/dev/rtc/max-user-freq" to your system startup 
Playing mms://vipmms.itele.fr/cpi_itele.
Resolving vipmms.itele.fr for AF_INET...
Connecting to server vipmms.itele.fr[]:1755 ...
unknown object
unknown object
file object, packet length = 2888 (2888)
unknown object
stream object, stream id: 2
stream object, stream id: 4
unknown object
unknown object
data object
mmst packet_length = 2888
Cache size set to 64 KBytes
Connected to server: vipmms.itele.fr
Cache fill: 12,50% (8192 bytes)    ASF file format detected.
<---- Here it stops for as long as i wait (waited 2 mins to give it a lil time.)

$ mplayer -vid 3 http://vipmms.itele.fr/cpi_itele
works just fine.

I didnt know that i could replace mms:// with http://   thx


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