Subject: quicktime streaming video...
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/16/2005 20:13:01
Here's a question with a short time fuse.... I would like to watch the 
webcast of the rump session of CRYPTO 2005, which starts in about two 
hours.  The URL they give is rtsp:// ; when
I pass it to mplayer, I get this error:

$ mplayer rtsp://
MPlayer 1.0pre7-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon/Celeron Northwood (Family: 8, Stepping: 4)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled with runtime CPU detection - WARNING - this is not optimal!
To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with --disable-runtime-cpudetection.

85 audio & 196 video codecs
Playing rtsp://
Resolving for AF_INET6...
Couldn't resolve name for AF_INET6:
Resolving for AF_INET...
Connecting to server[]:554 ...
rtsp_session: Not a Real server. Server type is 'QTSS/ (Build/452.22.3; Platform/MacOSX; Release/Panther; Update/3GPP; )'.
Not a Realmedia rtsp url. Trying standard rtsp protocol.
RTSP support requires the "LIVE.COM Streaming Media" libraries!
Unable to open URL: rtsp://

Realplayer 8 gives a message that struck me as similar in spirit.

So -- is there anything in pkgsrc, or do I need to reboot to that other 
i386 operating system to watch?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,