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Re: media player with NFS cacheing?

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 07:09:27PM -0700, Tyler MacDonald wrote:
> 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).

Thanks to the help of someone on #debian a while ago, I now use 
`mplayer -cache 8192 /path/to/file.avi` to play movies over an NFS
stream. If the video quality/filesize is large you may have to increase
the size of the cache (it uses kB by default, append an M for MB.)


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