[mythtv-users] XBox Media Center Question
kichigai at comcast.net
Thu Dec 8 21:45:42 EST 2005
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On Dec 8, 2005, at 18.18, Mlists wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-08-12 at 09:38 -0600, Kichigai Mentat wrote:
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>> On Dec 8, 2005, at 04.01, Phill Edwards wrote:
>>>> I think I have a bigger issue with my XBMC install. I can't
>>>> seem to
>>>> play any video mpeg with mplayer. It locks up. It's possible
>>>> that the
>>>> build of XBMC that I got isn't the best. Anyone have suggestions
>>>> on a
>>>> place to get the binary downloads? Email me if you don't want to
>>>> to the group.
>>>> I also have the python scripts installed for Myth. My cards/myth
>>>> create .nuv files, they create .mpg files. I assume these are
>>>> mpeg4 or
>>>> am I wrong on this? Mplayer should be able to play these shouldn't
>>> I'll bet my right one that your files are MPEG4 recordings. The
>>> mplayer.dll that comes with XBMC won't play them and you need to
>>> get a
>>> patched version. Search the archives for mplayer.dll over the last
>>> couple of weeks 'cos I think someone put a link up to where you
>>> get it. Let me know if you can't find it as I may be able to help.
>> How old is your version of XBMC? I have a version from 10/31/05 and
>> it plays everything I throw at it. I had a version from around July,
>> and it even had the software to decode H.264/x264 (though the CPU
>> couldn't stand the load).
>> My advice is find a torrent tracker (try http://bt.xbox-sky.com:8080
>> All they deal with is XBox software) and download the latest version.
> Well I have video playing but no Myth livetv. But thats ok -- I moved
> back to a recent SVN version so I'm not surprised it isn't working.
> I'll have to look into the scripts or look for a cvs version that
> work. Not sure how the scripts pick up the buffer file name so that
> could possibly be the only issue with it. Not sure how nice its going
> to be since I'm rather spoiled with with a full running Mythtv version
> on xbox linux.
Well, I'd recomend you stick with XBox Linux. True, the new versions
of XBMC are pretty slick, but from what I've heard, the MythTV
scripts are a bit lacking, compared to a full on front-end.
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