[SunHELP] Sirius Internet Radio on Solaris/SPARC 9/10

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 12:17:52 CST 2008

On Jan 7, 2008 1:12 PM, Rodney Sparapani <rsparapa at mcw.edu> wrote:
> Francois Dion wrote:
> >
> > No, else I could try it out. Plus, streaming is not allowed at my
> > workplace in most instances. But basically, streaming is streaming.
> > You just go to the sirius web page, log in, select your channel (
> > http://www.sirius.com/sirius/servlet/MediaPlayer ). Using firefox,
> > associate the stream by saving to disk and open the file with vlc. Or
> > another easier option with firefox, with this plugin:
> > https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/446 makes it trivial I
> > would think. Once the stream starts it'll (the plugin) ask for the
> > association, no need to save to disk or anything. Assign to vlc.
> > Should be good to go.
> >
> > I believe that blastwave has vlc. If not, there's a pkgsrc version out
> > there and SFE (pkgbuild) version. There was a discussion on the
> > opensolaris frosug (french user group) list just the past week or two
> > about that, particularly the pkgsrc version. Even if you cant read
> > french, the URLs should be in there. Read up on SFE SPEC files on
> > opensolaris.org too. Hundreds of from source spec files
> >
> >
> > Might look at this too:
> > http://mak.zopelabs.com/xplay/
> >
> > Let me know how that works out.
> >
> > Francois
> Hi Francois:
> Ok.  I see that I was missing an addon for Firefox; which is different
> from a plugin?!?  Anyways, if you have the MediaPlayerConnectivity addon
> for Firefox, then the missing plugin icon flashes and then you see the
> MPC icon.  I click on that and I can see 2 streams.  Clicking on a
> stream opens VLC (if you have it configured that way).  But, pressing
> play and no sound again?!?  I'll have to take a look at xplay.  But, I'm
> wondering why no sound with either javascript or vlc.  I have the Audio
> Control set to line out.  Is that setting not respected?
> Rodney

Can you play anything else from vlc?

What is returned by:
/usr/sbin/mixerctl -v


More information about the SunHELP mailing list