[vdr] Mac mini + Xine plugin = perfect vdr client?

Tomas Prybil vdrmail at prybil.se
Wed Aug 10 20:05:27 CEST 2005


Carsten Koch wrote:

> IMHO the Mac mini is an excellent machine for the living room.
>
> *  It is so silent you can hardly hear it.
> *  It looks good and does not take up a lot of space.
> *  It has a built-in DVD ROM.
> *  It runs 2 UNIXes - MacOS X and Linux.
> *  It has a DVI output which provides perfect picture
>    quality with a DLP beamer or a flat panel display.
>
> So I am thinking of using one instead of my current
> diskless VDR client (an MSI hetis barebone).
>
> Of course the Mac mini does not have a PCI slot,
> so I will not be able to put in a DVB card.
>
> Would the Xine plugin be a good solution for such a system?
> Has anyone tried it on a Mac running Linux?
>
> TIA for any info,

Sounds like a great idea!
Found this with some googling 
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/library/pa-madmac1/?ca=dgr-lnxw01MadMacP1

BR
/t




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