Errors downloading this evening

Nigel Taylor njtaylor at
Thu Jul 14 17:58:44 EDT 2011

On 07/14/11 21:28, Clive wrote:
> Could this error message have any relevance to the problem I am
> experiencing please:
> ERROR: RTMP_HashSWF: couldn't contact swfurl
> (HTTP error 301)
> WARNING: Ignoring SWF size, supply also the hash with --swfhash
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This only really affects HD TV programme downloads. Radio and non-HD TV 
programme downloads continue to work OK even though an error message is 
generated by rtmpdump. HD TV programme downloads fail after a short time 
with a "Client Verification" error.

Instructions to fix this are here for Windows/Linux/OSX -


Nigel Taylor

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