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Re: media player with NFS cacheing?

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 07:09:27PM -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> Hi,
> 	My daughter's computer is hooked up to our intranet via a wireless
> card so we don't have to stretch cables through the hallway.
> 	Unfortuantely, it's pretty radio-noisy here so we dont get very good
> performance. I've tried several channels with little success. So when she
> puts dora the explorer on, it will play fine for a minute, then freeze up,
> then play fine for a minute... understandably, she finds this a bit
> annoying.
> 	Is there a media player out there that is NFS-aware, and can be
> configured to cache an entire media file locally before playing?  She's
> running KDE on her desktop but a gnome app would do as well so long as it's
> easy enough for a three and a half year old to play/pause/fullscreen/quit
> etc (she's using totem right now).

mplayer -cache 200M <file> 

> 	Thanks,
> 		Tyler

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