mp4 streaming/seeking works from firefox (fedora) and not from firefox (windows) (nginx 1.9.3)

Francis Daly francis at
Fri Aug 7 01:12:40 UTC 2015

On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 01:18:48AM +0100, Francis Daly wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2015 at 07:26:34PM -0400, tunist wrote:

Hi there,

> Also, you seem to be testing with "curl -I -r", and being surprised at
> a HTTP 200 response. nginx returns HTTP 200 to HEAD requests for files.

That last sentence is incorrect.

It can return 200 and it can return 206; it depends on the actual
request made.

For example, "Range:" and "Content-Range:" request headers can lead to
different responses.

Francis Daly        francis at

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