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VPlayer receives RTSP video, VideoView fails

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http://stackoverflow.com – I'm using VLC as an RTSP server, and I'd like to have my Android device (Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1") view the stream. It works fine if I use VPlayer, but trying to use the VideoView class it does not work. The device spends about thirty seconds "thinking", and then pops up a dialog that says "Sorry, this video cannot be played". I know it's not a video format problem because VPlayer can play the stream, and if I copy the video file to the SD card I can play it just fine using VideoView. The VLC options are RTSP stream with no transcoding. Here is the logcat output from when it attempts to (HowTos)