[vdr] Streamdev-client and shared video recordings directories.

Dave inssomniak at mountaincable.net
Sun Feb 19 19:59:30 CET 2006


The client is just a p3 800 mhz, equipped only with a matrox g450 with 
tv out cable and a via rhine network card fitted with a boot prom.  The 
software resides entirely on the server, which runs the dhcp and tftp 
servers required for netbooting.


Grimmy27 wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have no solution for your problem but I would be very interested in 
> a description (hardware & software) of your client machine.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Eric.
>
> Le 19 févr. 06 à 19:08, Dave a écrit :
>
>> I have a streamdev server-client set up here, the server has 2 dvb 
>> cards, and handles all the recording.  The client with no dvb cards 
>> using streamdev-client, shares the /video0 and /video1 directories 
>> via NFS mount, as well as epg.data.  The client only ever reads from 
>> the epg.data. The client is a diskless node, and boots via etherboot 
>> across the network from the vdr server machine.
>>
>> My problem is that whilst the server is busy taping recordings, the 
>> client wont see any new recordings until its restarted and does 
>> another video directory scan.    Is there a way to do this scan every 
>> so often so recordings will show up on the client?  I imagine if I 
>> wanted to delete recordings from the client, that they as well would 
>> appear not deleted on the server, until it was also restarted.
>>
>> Any thoughts on how to get around this (force video directory scan?, 
>> occasional video directory scan by VDR?)
>>
>>
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> Grim'
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