[maemo-users] [maemo-users] extending 770 video player

From: Reiner Klenk pdq808 at t-online.de
Date: Tue Jun 13 23:45:46 EEST 2006
Am Dienstag, den 13.06.2006, 16:30 -0400 schrieb Michael P. Lococo:

> > Nothing special really. Dropped the .avi into the filespace of my
> > apache2 server on the desktop. Used opera on the 770 to navigate to the
> > file, klicked it, accepted to open with videoplayer and it began playing
> > right away.
> This is different than streaming.  In this case, you're downloading the
> file to a temp directory and playing it from there.  This will work fine
> for small clips, but gets bogged down for large videos. It may not work at
> all for files larger than the free space on your internal flash.
That's the point exactly. It did not download the file before playing
it. That's why I said it started playing _right away_. The lights on the
router keep flickering all through playing the video.

Anyway, I'm rebuilding ffmpeg and vlc on the desktop for mythstreamtv
and I'll let you know how it goes.


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