From: Paul Fitzpatrick (paulf at domain esat.net)
Date: Wed 15 Aug 2001 - 12:31:23 IST
Eh yeah i just downloaded one of the asf's off the sg1 archive and used
mplayer to play it. played it fine. the problem is the qual of the asf's sucks
tiny little files..for a good qual ep your talkin about 200+ megs..
anyhow's check freshmeat for mplayer..tis pretty decent player even have my
dvd's and divx playing fine at home..
> Stargate = Its the only reason I pay a TV license. Although the new star
> trek looks amazing! Goes back to pre-kirk era, war with the klingons and
> Romulans - kewl or wot?
> Although now with "high speed" I could live with 30MB asf's and get rid of
> the telly altogether. Then again, what about the footie. Hmm, anyone know
> any sites that stream the matches? Aside from Gaelic coz I believe satanta
> do that.
> Has anyone gotten ASF files to play in linux? I have tried and failed! Win2k
> (every single available update) hangs due to the extra heat (anyway its a
> functional demo of win2k I received in training) generated on the 266 FSB
> and 1Ghz, linux gets dodgy fonts, but never crashes! Win98 is currently used
> for asf's - and it gets out of memory errors as it has 512MB Ram!
> As for the heat issues, yes I know, add a fan, answer - I am poor, the kids
> need food :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gerard J Keating [mailto:gerard.keating at domain fintrax.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 10:07 AM
> To: social at domain linux.ie
> Cc: ilug at domain linux.ie
> Subject: Re: [offtopic] RE: [ILUG] sg:1
> Alan wrote:
> > Stargate is not dead yet either, but their contracts run out end of
> > series 5 but its sci-fi so odds are they wont have the sense to get out
> > while they are still ahead.
> Actually, the main cast members have signed a contract for a sixth season.
> Season Five starts on sky in mid-september btw, and the first seven or eight
> episodoes of season five at on the net, if you want a 20/30mb downloaded per
> Gerard Keating Tully
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