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by Caoimhghin
Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: LG BD390 setup
Replies: 3
Views: 1069

Re: LG BD390 setup

I have the same problem with TMS and the LG BD390 so I've now given up using it. The BD390 supports Samba shares so I now use this method to access my media on my Thecus NAS.
by Caoimhghin
Sat Nov 21, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: External Subs on PS3 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 4478

Re: External Subs on PS3 ?

mgillespie wrote:What are External Subs? SubWoofers or something?
I assume he/she means external or soft subtitles, e.g. subrip (.srt).

In answer to the original enquiry, no TMS does not seem to support external subtitles.
by Caoimhghin
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: Setup
Replies: 1
Views: 1839

Re: Setup

Twonky would need to be installed on your NAS for the PS3 to access the media files directly. You may want to look at this link as it appears someone successfully installed Twonky on the WD MyBook World Edition: http://mybookworld.wikidot.com/forum/t-46375/twonkymedia-on-mybook-possible-clue Failing...
by Caoimhghin
Fri Mar 28, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 FW2.20 and TV 4.4.4 = stuttering MPEG4 play!
Replies: 12
Views: 4725

Re: PS3 FW2.20 and TV 4.4.4 = stuttering MPEG4 play!

Sony published an update (FW 2.20) to its PS3 and Twonkyvision has a problem :evil: It's not TV where the problems lie, but Sony with their buggy firmware releases. I've had a PS3 for about 7 months, bought mainly for its media client potential when streaming from a server. In that time it has fail...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: new ps3 firmware released 2.20
Replies: 8
Views: 3985

Re: new ps3 firmware released 2.20

Can't have everything I suppose, Sony fix WMA file streaming problems and introduce (or should that be re-introduce) problems with streaming video files. Both AVC and WMV files are choppy/jerky on playback, at least MPEG-2 files seem to be unaffected!
by Caoimhghin
Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 3554

Re: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?

Damn, you beat me to it!

I've played through one complete ripped CD that wouldn't play before with no problems. Just 375 more to go!
by Caoimhghin
Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 3554

Re: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?

I wouldn't bank on this being fixed in v2.20. I was contacted by Sony support only last week saying that they have now passed this on to 'Japan' to look into (after 3 months!). I asked if they had been able to replicate the problem, but it appears they do nothing in SCEE Customer Support other than ...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Mar 13, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie Twonky 4.2l works locally but not through internet
Replies: 8
Views: 4431

Re: Lacie Twonky 4.2l works locally but not through internet

Frambo, 4.4.3 is contained in the latest firmware release on the lacie website, 4.4.4 you can get as a patch (and install through the admin pages), contact lacie support to get the 4.4.4 patch cheers, mako Latest LaCie Edmini v2 firmware only includes Twonky v4.4.2. When I contacted them they would...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Mar 13, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 3554

Re: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?

Yes I concur, still not playing most WMA files over a network. It maybe quicker to re-encode my WMA files to MP3, but this would mean some loss in quality and considering there must be > 2000 files is not something to do lightly. I suppose I could do it in a batch run using Media Monkey, but the who...
by Caoimhghin
Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: !!!Auto Content Detection (working) - PLEASE!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2100

Re: !!!Auto Content Detection (working) - PLEASE!!!

Mine is set to -1 in the TV Administration Pages and it remains set, I've never had it change. I take it you saved the settings when you changed it? Have you ever had v4.4.2 TV installed as this is the latest available on the LaCie? If not it could be a v4.4.4 issue.
by Caoimhghin
Sat Mar 01, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: !!!Auto Content Detection (working) - PLEASE!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 2100

Re: !!!Auto Content Detection (working) - PLEASE!!!

I have TV v4.4.2 installed on a LaCie NAS drive and haven't encountered problems with new files not being available immediately on my PS3. I have noticed that when you edit an existing file you'll end up with two instances showing until you restart the server. I'm assuming you have your scan set for...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk
Replies: 19
Views: 7380

Re: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk

Just to let you know that LaCie's latest firmware v1.1.2.1 is the same as v1.1.2 and therefore there is no point in applying this if you already have v1.1.2 installed. According to LaCie the 'newer' version was released as the original had installer issues, though I didn't notice any. Going by LaCie...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Feb 28, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 3554

Re: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?

In case anyone's interested, just some further information in respect of this problem. Sony replaced my PS3 to see if that would solve the problem, it came with v1.80 firmware installed. Before updating I tried playing the WMA files that stopped playing with v2.10 and they all played fine, updated t...
by Caoimhghin
Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:08 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?
Replies: 8
Views: 3554

Re: PS3 Firmware 2.10 WMA Streaming Broken?

I have posted about this exact problem in this forum on numerous occasions and also noticed your same post on the US PlayStation forums. This problem has only existed since v2.10 firmware of the PS3, it has to be a PS3 issue as nothing else as changed on my system, still running v4.4.2 of TM on a La...
by Caoimhghin
Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:43 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk
Replies: 19
Views: 7380

I see that LaCie have released another firmware for their Edminiv2 & Big Disc, v1.1.2.1. No comments regarding why it's been released or which version of Twonky is supplied. I guess by the version number it's a small change, just wish they would supply some information as to why it's been releas...
by Caoimhghin
Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:23 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk
Replies: 19
Views: 7380

Am I being overly cautious? Yes! At the end of the day it's your decision, but where's your sense of adventure, I've never know an Aussie without one, guess there's always a first, LOL! Seriously, I didn't have any problems, you have to install v1.0.10 first to revert to a version before Twonky was...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie mini ethernet disk
Replies: 15
Views: 6849

Have you tried resetting the admin password on the LaCie configuration page? You should be getting a login box, in Windows, when you first attempt to connect to the LaCie.
by Caoimhghin
Thu Feb 14, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie mini ethernet disk
Replies: 15
Views: 6849

Have you checked the security settings for the share folder (in Windows) to ensure you have special permissions settings as follows: root (Unix User\root) Full Control users (Unix Group\users) Read & Execute Everyone Read & Execute Also worth checking your user/share settings...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Feb 14, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie mini ethernet disk
Replies: 15
Views: 6849

Matt, Have you tried accessing the LaCie via Microsoft Windows Network (Workgroup or whatever you have named it)? After I had updated the firmware I couldn't login until after I had rebooted the PC, then everything was fine. I used to map the network drive, but after a while didn't see the point, af...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Feb 13, 2008 10:21 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie mini ethernet disk
Replies: 15
Views: 6849

mattk69 wrote:have you got a spare copy of the twonky file.
Matt
I've sent you a PM in the AV Forums.
by Caoimhghin
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Lacie mini ethernet disk
Replies: 15
Views: 6849

The 'latest' LaCie update, I use that term loosely, only includes TwonkyVision v4.4.2, so if you have applied the beta patches then you will not gain anything from the update functionality wise. If you want to apply the official LaCie firmware then you can download the v1.0.10 firmware from here: ht...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Feb 13, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk
Replies: 19
Views: 7380

Ethernet Disk mini v2 (Gigabit) & Ethernet Big Disk Updater v1.1.2 is out! http://www.lacie.com/fi/support/drivers/driver.htm?id=10105 And it is with Twonky 4.4.2. You just have to love LaCie and their support! Six months to release an old version of Twonky, way to go! I hope others will do wha...
by Caoimhghin
Mon Feb 04, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: (AVI) Xvid and Mp4
Replies: 13
Views: 8964

Re: Lacie Ethernet Mini

just a confirmatio, my DIVX files are currently named with extension as AVI, I shuoljd just change to MPG? Depends on which version of TwonkyVision installed, if you have v4.4.2 then changing the file extension of DivX files to 'mpg' will allow most to be played via the PS3. If you have v4.4.3 or h...
by Caoimhghin
Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: QNAP 201, twonky 4.4.4 RC1, PS3 and can't play any lossless
Replies: 6
Views: 2744

Hi rosscouk, I've never tried streaming wav files from TM, but I encoded some files using SoundForge, Media Monkey, Nero and Super and all came back as 'unsupported data' on the PS3. I then copied the same files to a USB stick and they played fine! So on the face of it, it does look like a TM proble...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: (AVI) Xvid and Mp4
Replies: 13
Views: 8964

Re: Lacie Ethernet Mini

djroj2001,

That will work, it's what I did!

I did find that Twonky will automatically pick up the PS3 if you have "Enable sharing for new clients automatically:" selected

Don't forget the PS3 does not support 'all flavours' of DivX/XVId files.
by Caoimhghin
Wed Jan 30, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: PS3 Media Library Refresh?
Replies: 5
Views: 4199

Check your settings in the TwonkyMedia Configuration page. Under Basic Setup/Sharing they'll be a 'Rescan in minutes: ' box, I have mine set to '-1' which enables the content directories to be watched for any media changes without the need to rescan.
by Caoimhghin
Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: Unwanted top-level menus
Replies: 7
Views: 4826

TVersity has a checkbox that allows you to select simple files/folders. On the PS3 when you click on the TVersity icon it takes you direct to the files/folders without all those folders we see with Twonky. It would be nice if Twonky had a similar feature. Twonky does have a similar facility in thei...
by Caoimhghin
Tue Jan 29, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: DNLA Protocol Error 7531
Replies: 2
Views: 6648

Check your ID3 tags and ensure that there are no 'invalid' characters. They must be all ascii characters.
by Caoimhghin
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: PS3
Topic: (AVI) Xvid and Mp4
Replies: 13
Views: 8964

Twonky only supported the PS3 as of v 4.4.2, but this doesn't support DivX/XVid due to Sony 'creating' a new MIME type. You can however get around this problem by renaming all the file extensions 'mpg' and voila they will then play on the PS3. If you have v4.4.3 or later then you do not have to rena...
by Caoimhghin
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:16 am
Forum: PS3
Topic: Unwanted top-level menus
Replies: 7
Views: 4826

No, there is no way around it. Ask this question of Sony, it's how they 'do things'!
by Caoimhghin
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:12 am
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: QNAP 201, twonky 4.4.4 RC1, PS3 and can't play any lossless
Replies: 6
Views: 2744

As far as I know the PS3 will not play WMA lossless or FLAC files. I also do not think it will play ALAC either.

It should play WAV and Twonky also supports this, but it must be LPCM compatible.

So most of these questions should be aimed at Sony!
by Caoimhghin
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:14 pm
Forum: PS3
Topic: album art
Replies: 2
Views: 2792

The PS3 displays the embedded art, so you can safely delete the windows folder stuff. However, if you play the files again with WMP they'll get created again!
by Caoimhghin
Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky / PS3 combo not DLNA compliant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

That's interesting, if both are compliant then why is this problem happening? According to both certifications there is no apparent requirement for support of WMA, WMV or MP4. Isn't that a bit limiting, is it inferring that there is no standardisation for these formats or that these formats are not ...
by Caoimhghin
Sat Jan 19, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Twonky / PS3 combo not DLNA compliant?
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Personally, I think it's the PS3 which is not compliant with the DLNA specification. I've had the same NAS drive connected to a couple of other DLNA clients and never had any problem displaying the name from ID3 tags or with playback of various formats. I've noticed with the last two PS3 firmware up...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: MediaServer and LaCie 320 gig mini disk
Replies: 4
Views: 1424

You should e-mail Lacie and ask them to provide the TwonkyMedia Administration Pages patch, which will allow you to apply tree structures to your Music, Photo and Video collection. Why they do not provide better configurability with their own firmware is beyond me. I guess it's because the media ser...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Twonky 4.4.3 on Lacie Ethernet Big Disk
Replies: 19
Views: 7380

Well, it may be a long wait, the next LaCie firmware will be v1.1.2, which includes TM v4.4.2. It's not until v1.1.3 is released that we'll get v4.4.3. Going by their record of releasing firmware every 6 months or so, we may,if we are lucky get v4.4.3 by September this year. By then, of course, TM w...
by Caoimhghin
Tue Jan 08, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Other devices
Topic: Latest TWONKYMEDIA and PS3 updates, songs stop playing
Replies: 2
Views: 1951

I have the same problem, but only with wma files, mp3 files are fine. This was introduced with the 2.10 firmware release by Sony. This problem was not evident before this! I have 4.4.2 version of TwonkyMedia installed on a LaCie NAS drive. Strangely, I have found that in some instances re-encoding t...
by Caoimhghin
Mon Dec 24, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: PS3 and album art problem since 2.10 PS3 update(?)
Replies: 6
Views: 4011

I would say that the problem has been introduced with the PS3 v2.10 firmware, just as problems were introduced with the v2.00 previously. I am still with v4.4.2 and have noticed the album art problem, also there is a problem in playing wma files, a lot of mine will just stop after around 40 seconds ...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Dec 20, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Other devices
Topic: Playstation 3 streaming DivX Files
Replies: 18
Views: 11234

Agree. It would be nice to at least hear if twonky is working on a solution, or do we have to switch to alternate products? Maybe that's the problem, most DLNA servers out there seem to run Twonky, so where there is no alternative (competition) user support suffers! Maybe that's a bit harsh, I don'...
by Caoimhghin
Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:58 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

if i install the firmware from lacie it installs the 4.3 again but yerterday i start messing around and got the to the settings of 4.4.2 and it works great i can finally stream to my ps3 without any problems Glad it's finally sorted for you. I take it that you must have Twonky 4.4.2 installed, if t...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

my problem is when i access http://edmini:9000 i get a page and on my left side i only got like a house symbol no options and on the middle i got videos, music and pictures... in what order did you install the updates? thanks I was sent the twonky Admin Page first by Lacie, therefore this was insta...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:49 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

peste19 wrote:Caoimhghin how did you get to the client list on 4.4.2
Left-hand side of page under 'Basic set-up', third item down, 'clients/security'. If Twonky hasn't automatically recognised the PS3, just check the IP address of your PS3 to the list and you can select PS3 from the drop down list.
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

Kos: That's strange as when I just installed the Twonky Admin page with 4.3 It didn't make any difference, the PS3 would not play WMA or AVC files, that's with v1.93 firmware. With 4.3 I noticed in the client list that the PS3 was not listed and the PS3 had been recognised as a 'generic media client...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:56 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

Kos I think you are a little confused the Lacie firmware 1.1.1 includes Twonky 4.3.* (not sure which minor version number) this is old and does not support the PS3. I think the 4.3. you are referring to is 4.4.3. which is now at release candidate 3 and is the 'latest' available but not official. pes...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: NAS and other OS
Topic: Full Twonky 4.3 on Lacie ethernet disc mini - IT NOW WORKS
Replies: 61
Views: 24235

This thread is very confusing, from what I understand the latest Lacie firmware is v1.1.1, which includes Twonky 4.3. This does not support the PS3 properly and will only play MP3, MPEG1/2 files. I e-mailed Lacie asking when they would include the latest Twonky server software. After a few replies, ...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: 4.4 Stable No PS3 DIVX
Replies: 26
Views: 10749

mgillespie wrote:Does the 5.1 WMV10 file play from a USB stick, with full surround sound??? Be very interested if it did!!
I doubt it, they do not play back from an external USB drive, so I would have thought it would be the same from a flash drive.
by Caoimhghin
Wed Dec 19, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: 4.4 Stable No PS3 DIVX
Replies: 26
Views: 10749

Excluding the DivX problems, I've noticed that with WMV, if the audio codec used is WMA10 (5.1ch) then there is no sound. If the audio codec is WMA9.2 (stereo) then you'll have sound. This is not just a streaming issue, it occurs from external USB devices as well. Slightly off topic, is anyone else ...
by Caoimhghin
Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: Flac Files/MPEG4 and the PS3
Replies: 6
Views: 2465

I have my music stored mostly in flac, although I was having some problems recently and was thinking of getting an ipod, so I ripped alot of music to ALAC which stores the music as *.m4a files (might be mpeg 4). I gather that the playstation 3 codec will actually play these files, and it may be an ...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Nov 21, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.0 update broke streaming MP4s / MV4s
Replies: 15
Views: 7124

It appears with the v2.01 update that the problems with 'large' files has now been rectified as all my MPEG2-HD files now show the correct play time, although I haven't tried playing any yet. Also the AVC files that showed 'the data is corrupted message' appear to be OK now, again haven't tried play...
by Caoimhghin
Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: TwonkyServer
Topic: PS3 Firmware 2.0 update broke streaming MP4s / MV4s
Replies: 15
Views: 7124

Can someone official from Twonly say if there has been any progress on this - I'd like to know that someone is at least looking at it. I've done some more playing around and the key thing seems to the length of the AVC file - anything under an hour is perfectly fine, anything over shows up as "...

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