[vdr] can't get xine plugin to work

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Sun Feb 20 21:54:03 CET 2005


Simon Baxter wrote:
> I've installed the vdr-xine plugin "2005-02-13: Version 0.7.1"
>  
> When xine starts I can see some vdr references :
> xine --verbose=2
> load_plugins: plugin 
> /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/1.0.0/post/xineplug_post_vdr.so found
> load_plugins: plugin 
> /usr/local/lib/xine/plugins/1.0.0/xineplug_inp_vdr.so found
>  
> but when vdr starts, there's an error.  I start xine in one window
> then
> ./vdr -w 60 -Pxine
>  
> and /var/log/messages looks like :
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: VDR version 1.2.6 started
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: loading plugin: 
> ./PLUGINS/lib/libvdr-xine.s
> o.1.2.6
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: loading /fifty/video/sources.conf
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: loading /fifty/video/channels.conf
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: found 1 video device
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: initializing plugin: xine (0.7.1): 
> Software based playback using xine
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: setting primary device to 1
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: device 1 has no MPEG decoder
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: trying device number 2 instead
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: setting primary device to 2
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: SVDRP listening on port 2001
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: starting plugin: xine
> Feb 20 20:06:54 nzbaxters vdr[6491]: ERROR: remote control XineRemote 
> not ready!
> then I have to CTRL-c the ./vdr app. 

If you had read the manual, you'd know that that "error" is normal, and 
should not be cared about.
Additionally, use -P"xine -r" if you want the vdr keys in xine.


>  
> Also, even though the xine patches were applied to the xine-ui, I don't 
> see the vdr keys on the xine app.  Should I?

Yes, in the key map editor.

> if I start vdr without the plugin, it does :
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: VDR version 1.2.6 started
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: loading /fifty/video/sources.conf
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: loading /fifty/video/channels.conf
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: found 1 video device
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: setting primary device to 1
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: device 1 has no MPEG decoder
> Feb 20 20:17:48 nzbaxters vdr[6583]: SVDRP listening on port 2001
>  
> ??

Looks ok to me.

-- 
Anssi Hannula



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