streaming guru needed
julian at elischer.org
Wed May 9 00:45:16 UTC 2007
Julian Elischer wrote:
> So, to continue on the topic of my last email,
> I'll be webcasting from BSDCan and teh FreeBSD devsummit that is with it.
> however I'll be using my Mac because I've used it before
> and I don't have time to experiment.. (Hey it's BSD ok?)
> I'm currently (and often) broadcasting a test stream at
> I do have several questions.
> 1/ what is the best protocol/codec/etc.
> I'm currently using mpeg-4 audio and video .. is that ok?
> also for ease of coping with firewalls I'm using RTP over RTSP (I
> think that's right) on port 80 though others might work....?
> 2/ does anyone know how to get mplayer to show this stuff?
> 3/ people have had success using VLC. does anyone have an
> definative description of how to set it up to work?
I have been told to use:
Preferences -> check Advanced, go to Input/Codecs->Demuxers->RTP/RTSP and check "Use RTP over RTSP (TCP)"
> 4/ has anyone recently figured out how to stream from BSD?
> I've heard rumours of VLC being able to do it but I'm not an expert
> in all this.
> I wish there was a good reference on this..
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