Souphttpsrc 'error: Server does not support seeking'
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Mon Jan 2 14:42:43 PST 2012
Il 02/01/2012 20:54, Hans Maree ha scritto:
> After some further investigation using tcpdump and wireshark I tracked down
> source of the errors. It seems that the connection is interrupted (It is a
> wireless connection so this happens from time to time) just before the
> The souphttpsrc element then sends a new request to the ip-camera as
> however it adds a Range HTTP header field to the request. The ip-camera
> the Range header field since it serves a live stream. The souphttpsrc then
> sends the warnings I mentioned in my previous post and closes the
> So this seems to be a bug in souphttpsrc, since I have indicated that the
> source is a live source by specifying 'is_live=true', so to my understanding
> should not try to seek at all, or at least not break when the server ignores
> the Range header field.
> Before I file a bug report I would like to be sure it is indeed a bug, so
> please give some feedback on that matter. Also does anyone know a
> to this problem?
as workaround try this:
curl --retry 3 http://172.23.42.161/videostream.cgi?rate=15 | gst-launch
-v fdsrc do-timestamp=true ! multipartdemux ! jpegdec ! xvimagesink
and report us if this continue to work when souphttpsrc fails,
> I am using the ip-camera as security camera so I would like
> make it reliable as soon as possible.
> By the way I am using the following versions of gstreamer and plugins:
> gstreamer0.10 0.10.35.2 (pre release)
> gstreamer0.10-base 0.10.35.2 (pre release)
> gstreamer0.10-base-plugins 0.10.35.2 (pre release)
> gstreamer0.10-good 0.10.30.2 (pre release)
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