[OT] Stream to handle Samba shares???

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Fri Nov 30 11:00:36 UTC 2007

Il Friday 30 November 2007 11:57:45 Deepak Shrestha ha scritto:
> Hi,
> I am trying to play a movie clip in mplayer from my FC machine
> which is shared by another windows machine and cannot get it to
> work.
> ===============================
> 1. I tried to drag and drop the movie clip in mplayer from the
> share but no reaction in mplayer and no error message.
> 2. right clicking the movie clip file and tried to open with
> mplayer gives me following error message:
> "No stream found to handle url smb://server/share/movie_clip.avi"

your mplayer was compiled without support for smb protocol

> ===============================
> I am bit confused here because, the file transfer to and from linux
> and windows machine between these shares is perfectly working fine.
> Do I have to mount the share to my local drive to be able to play
> this clip?

yes if you don't recompile mplayer yourself

> By the way I can play the movie clip in my windows machine (with
> various players including mplayer) which is shared form this FC
> machine why? What's missing?

a means to permit mplayer to access that file

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