[mythtv-users] Playing video over LAN via Samba too fast?
treythompson at gmail.com
Thu May 10 22:14:55 UTC 2007
On 5/10/07, Ron Scott <ronnie.scott at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know this isn't a mythtv specific question but it came up while
> trying to play recordings from myth over my LAN to other PC's.
> I am recording video on 2 PVR 150s via mythtv 0.20 on Ubunto Linux Edgy.
> I have run the script used to rename my myth recordings made from my
> I am accessing these on a SAMBA share setup on my Backend Server, via
> my local LAN (10/100) and 802.11g wireless LAN.
> When I play the video via both VLC and WM11, WM10 on my windows XP and
> Vista machines I get choppy video, the audio plays really fast (like
> mickeymouse talking). If I take the same video file and copy it to
> one of my windows machines and share it across the network and play it
> remotely it works fine.
> I have one machine that I have tweeked and tweeked (older machine with
> WM10) and it will play the video over the LAN from the myth backend
> server fine. This is the only windows box that will... but like I
> said I have tweeked the hell out of it and can't understand what I may
> have done to make it work.
> I am wondering if it could be some buffer settings on the Client? or
> is it possibly a setting on the Backend SAMBA config that could be
> sending the packets too fast?
> Has anyone seen anything like this before?
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Have you tried Media Player Classic? Whenever WMP gives me trouble, good
old MPC does a great job.
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