I've been unable to view PATV for the past month or so, and have finally decided to make an account and report the issue.
All I see is a big grey rectangle. This was fine at first, when I thought Gabe was attempting something particularly avant garde, but after five minutes of staring I realized something was wrong.
I cannot fathom what would cause this bgr to plague me across two browsers, when all other in-browser media players I've encountered seem to work fine.
Have you sent the bgr to punish me for some wrong-doing? If so, I am sorry.
If not, please let it know that I wish it no ill-will, but would like it to go away.
And you say all that you see is a big grey rectangle; are you hearing audio, or is there just nothing there?
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I'm not running any relevant firewall or anything else of the sort.
No Audio, just bgr.
Also, I can still see the first screen of PATV just fine, when I click the PATV tab and look at the 5 or so newest eps and it flashes between them... yeah, that shows up fine. Oddly enough.
While I haven't found a solution, I've discovered a workaround: Take a look at the page source for the episode, find the location of the video file hosted on blip.tv (for example, the name for the last episode is http://blip.tv/play/hPQSgrrfEQA%2Em4v ) and go directly to the linked file - it should play in the browser.
So my guess would be a problem with the way the file is embedded on the PATV site.
Hmmm... I'll give this a shot and see where it leads me. Good thinking, regardless.
Since the blip.tv site has been redesigned a few days ago I assume they fixed an error on their side and it wasn't a problem with the PATV page.
Sifeus, I'm curious, does it now work for you as well?
Also, yes, it works now without monkeying around in code.
Chrome plays the advertisement video and then gets stuck on Buffering and never goes anywhere.
Opera Mini does not even recognize the player (there is just a large, empty space where the player would be).
, but it doesn't tell me which codec I need to install. I've already tried installing DivX but it didn't make a difference.