Re: Unmodified slug and xbox
- --- In email@example.com, "indypup06" <humpda@...> wrote:
> Thanks for the response. :)
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark Zander <mark.zander@> wrote:
> > This is probably a question better directed to the XBMC
> > <<http://www.xboxmediacenter.com>> group; but since I use a modded
> > and a Slug i'll answer the question.so you
> > The problem is that XBMC does not know much about a guest user
> > have to set a default user that it will use to connect with.the
> > So configure a user in the linksys web page with the rights that it
> > needs for your shared drive.
> > Then you need to add the smb path to XBMC which can be done 2 ways.
> > You can do it via the XBMC gui. Depending on what type of files you
> > want to access go in to the My Music/My Video/My Program/My Picture
> > on XBMC.
> > Press the 'Title' button on the remote to get the menu. Pick 'Add
> > Source' and you will get the 'New Source' screen where you can select
> > 'Browse' and browse your network for the Share that you want to add.
> > When you find the Share put in your username and password and save
> > entry. Now the Source will be available at the top level 'My *' page.username
> > The second way would be to FTP to XBMC and edit the 'sources.xml'
> > allows you to put in Sources and also you may put in a default
> > and password. The 'sources.xml' is well commented so read the wholeHi,
> > thing. If you have problems i'd suggest posting to
> > <<http://www.xboxmediacenter.com>>
> > By the way a Slug and XBMC is _the_ killer app combination for
> > streaming video/music/pictures to your TV.
> > Zander
> > indypup06 wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi
> > > I have a friend who has an nslu2 running stock linksys firmware. He
> > > has been trying to hook the slug directly to his xbox (running
> > > xbmc)using smb...no routers etc. He can get the xbox to see the the
> > > data on the slug but constantly gets asked for the smb username and
> > > password and regardless of what he puts in the problem remains. He
> > > has checked network settings etc. At this stage is is unwilling to
> > > unsling the nslu2. Is it possible for the nslu2 to be hooked up
> > > directly like this? Thanks for your help. Cheers
> > >
> > >
Here is an excerpt from my sources.xml:
<name>SMB on SLUG</name>
This is setup for video. The slug.png is a a thumbnail shamelessly
stolen from nslu2-linux webpage :)
For music, programs, etc setup is very similar (but directories are