[rtmpdump] "Received FLV packet before play()!"

pnixte at gmail.com pnixte at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 10:05:38 CEST 2010

On 9/7/10, Carl-Johan Sveningsson <cj at sveningsson.info> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running into this kindof curious issue, and I haven't seen it in the
> mailing list before. The host is a pretty normal Swedish big TV host,
> rtmpdump has worked with their sister server before at least:
> $ ./rtmpdump-2.3/bin/rtmpdump  -r
> "rtmp://streaming.ur.se/ondemand/158000-158999/158963-10.mp4" -o
> Skolfront-158963-10.mp4
> RTMPDump v2.3
> (c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license: GPL
> Connecting ...
> INFO: Connected...
> WARNING: Received FLV packet before play()! Ignoring.
> ... and then it exits
> Any ideas?

Do NOT forget to provide the SWF URL.

The following works for me:

rtmpdump  -r rtmp://streaming.ur.se/ -W
http://www.ur.se/play/jwplayer/player.swf -t
rtmp://streaming.ur.se/ondemand/ -a ondemand -p
http://www.ur.se/play/158727 -y mp4:
/158000-158999/158963-10 -o something.mp4

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