[linux-dvb] mplayer mencoder

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Thu Feb 24 14:50:28 CET 2005


Simon Baxter wrote:

>>> Since then I've been watching the streams in unencoded MPEG2 (over 
>>> wireless 802.11b LAN to XP client)- but windows media player 
>>> occasionally fails back to the beginning of the stream, requiring me 
>>> to skip ahead from the beginning and try to find where I got up to.
>>>
>>
>>
>> how do you do it?
>
>
> Primitive but, I use crontab to schedule like this   :
>
> 57 20 21 2 * /root/bin/tzap -c /root/.tzap/channels.conf -r 'f tn'
> 58 20 21 2 * /bin/cat /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0 > 
> /fifty/video/Colin_Fry_210204.mpeg
> 04 22 21 2 * /fifty/video/kill_record.sh
> 05 22 21 2 * /fifty/video/kill_tune.sh
>
>
>
> then on my XP box I just double click the .mpeg file (from a samba 
> share), and it loads in Windows Media Player Classic.
>

well, the file always grows, so I guess wmp rewinds when it reaches the 
position that I considered final
when it opened the file. vlc and mplayer should play better and lighter





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