Console MP3 players.
jah.pigeon at ukonline.co.uk
Wed Dec 4 11:14:36 CST 2002
On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 04:19:15PM +0000, Freeman, Peter (ERHS) wrote:
> >Im looking for a console mp3 player that will continuously play an mp3
> >in a looped manner (for on hold music), I had a look at mpg123, but it
> >appears as if i would need to write a script that checked to see if it
> >were running and restart it if it were not to use it in this fasion, I
> >would prefer not to do this if i can avoid it, as it seems to "hackish"
> We play our on hold spiel using mpg123 on a 486, works fine, and sadly I
> haven't bothered to write a script to check if it's working or not, because
> it hasn't failed in 2 years of running, apart from the odd power failure,
> and it runs on startup anyway.....
> If a "hack" works, who cares how it seems? I very much doubt whether the
> people on the other end of the phone will ;)
I suspect that the people on the other end of the phone will be very
grateful if it DOESN'T work.
Is it possible to send a DTMF sequence to cause mpg123 to exit?
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