Netgear MP101 and pymediaserver

So, the short answer is that this combination doesn’t work. Apart from the fact that the pymeds pymediaserver expects to only do video, the MP101 seems to be talking a different uPnP dialect. I’ve done some hacking to get it to the point where I crash the MP101, but I need to play more. I’ll be away for the next week in Kirkland so I guess I’ll hack more when I get back home near the hardware.

Netgear MP101, uPnP, gmediaserver and me

I picked up a Netgear MP101 a while ago cheap from a guy at work. I haven’t got around to making it work until just now, and it was pretty easy to get MP3 streaming happening. The steps are:

Install gmediaserver. Start it. I used something like:

    gmediaserver --friendly-name="molokai.stillhq.com" -vvvv --profile=mp101 /data/mp3/symlinks/
    

I used the extreme verbosity because it takes quite a while for gmediaserver to start up with many MP3s, and I had originally thought that it had crashed.

So, now I can play albums and so forth — next steps are to get a streaming radio station happening (based off music preferences from people present or something?) and perhaps streaming audio from MythTV. Does anyone else have experience with this sort of thing that they would like to share before I reinvent the wheel?