streaming guru needed
shoesoft at gmx.net
Wed May 9 19:31:44 UTC 2007
On Wednesday 09 May 2007 02:45:13 Julian Elischer wrote:
> 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
> > rtsp://jello.ironport.com:80/Bsdtest.sdp
> > 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)"
For mplayer "-rtsp-stream-over-tcp" seems to be the equivalent (It works for
me at least).
Also, the LIVEMEDIA option needs to be enabled when building mplayer (which is
off by default from what I've checked).
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