[vdr] streamplayer - no audio when streaming audio only?
lars at jpl.se
Fri Jan 12 10:26:39 CET 2007
Thus spake Udo Richter (udo_richter at gmx.de):
> Lars Fredriksson wrote:
> >I'm trying to use VLC to stream an mms:// as MPGA to my VDR-box where I
> >have installed the streamplayer plugin, but I get no sound!
> >Streamplyer says it's receiving a stream and the bitrate show, the
> >buffering value goes up to the value a specify and the starts over from
> >0 again.
> The problem is that the current (primitive) code waits forever to detect
> a video packet to know its PID. Audio-only streams are not yet really
> One workaround is to mix in some video dummy stream, another is to fool
> the detection: If you first play a short video clip, and then start the
> audio stream, streamplayer already has found a PID for video and
> continues playing even if no video data arrives. This should work even
> if the http stream reconnects, just exiting and re-starting streamplayer
> will trigger a new detection.
Ooops, I didn't read the README ;) I think the only solution that would
work for me is to mix in a video stream, this might be OT - but is there
any tips about a program that can help me do that? I've googled a lot
around VLC but as I've understood it can't mix two different sources.
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