[MPlayer-users] How do I debug this one? mplayer ftp problem
houghi at houghi.org
Mon Sep 30 19:59:03 CEST 2013
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 06:23:07PM +0100, Dave Saville wrote:
> A little background. I have a Topfield 5800 PVR. It is front ended
> by an Asus NSLU2 which makes the Topfield accessible from the LAN
> via FTP. The Topfield's files are ".rec" but are actually a
> transport stream. Mplayer has no problem playing them thus:
> mplayer ftp://foo:bar@slug/DataFiles/some_recording.rec
> I recently bought a Raspberry Pi and tried to do the same. The Pi
> has the latest Raspbian OS and the latest mplayer for that platform.
> MPlayer svn r34540 (Debian), built with gcc-4.6 (C) 2000-2012
> MPlayer Team
Here is what I would do:
1) Post the commandline AND the output, even if it stops halfway
2) Be sure the file I want to play, plays localy
3) Try to get to the file in a differnt way. e.g. mounting it over ssh
4) FTP to it and see if there are any other problems using 'normal' ftp.
"Unix never says 'please'."
... Or "Are you sure you want to..."
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