Originally Posted by Vagabond
Just a suggestion. Have you re-indexed your WD media server? It's quite common that when using a Media Server for the DLNA feature you have to re-index the media files. Specially when adding a bunch of new files.
I have a synology NAS powering my BDP-83 and everynow and then I have re-index the Media Server for all mymedia files to show. This can take time, especially if there are a lot of new files.
Might be worth to see if there's a indexing feature on the DLNA server on the WD.
There is, in fact, a re-index feature that they call "re-build." I tried that this afternoon and, interestingly, now a sample .vob file that I placed in the folder is now visible and playable on the Oppo. But still no .mkv files show up.
I briefly googled for solutions, and other users have the same issue. Possible proposed solutions seem like more trouble than I care to deal with. I'm going to return the WD device to *est *uy and get the Synology, because a couple of days ago, there was this post:
Originally Posted by bluechunks
FWIW, if you (or anybody else) does go with a Synology NAS the default DLNA Media Server package works great and streams everything, including HD MKV's, just fine on my low powered and inexpensive DS212j to the 103.
I assume the same goes for you with your Synology and the BDP-83. Which Synology do you have?
Thanks for your input.Edited by HT in MSP - 10/12/12 at 3:27pm