[haiku] Re: SMPlayer on Haiku: DVD playing and media streaming

  • From: Giovanni Mugnai <musical777@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 00:56:29 +0000

2013/3/28 Pete Goodeve <pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Thanks, G. but I think I'm going to give up for now... (:-()
> I upgraded both Qt to 4.8.5, and SMPlayer to your latest, and
> DVD Menus *do* now work, but most of the time DVDs are
> unplayable due to the freeze and 'hoot' about every three seconds!
> I've occasionally seen this completely disappear for a while, but it
> always comes back.

Can you try to play a vob file from DVD using Haiku MediaPlayer?
Let me know.

> Now I've done something else that again prevents SMPlayer's
> panel appearing, even though the program is running -- dunno
> what.  I'll wait until I've got a newer Haiku rev installed, in case that's
> a problem.

If you start SMPlayer from Desktop, it delete some tmp files (lock tmp
file) which should solve this.

> I don't *do* Windows (:-/), so that option's out...

;-)

Best regards,
-- 
Giovanni.

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