[vdr] VDRAdmin doesn't display preview of channel

Michael misha at thunderworx.com
Fri Feb 24 15:34:34 CET 2006


Niko Mikkila wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 13:35:47 +0200
> Jouni Karvo <jouni.karvo at tkk.fi> wrote:
>
>   
>> Niko Mikkila writes:
>>  >
>>  > Preview only works with full-featured DVB-cards that have an onboard
>>  > MPEG-2 decoder. With budget cards you can install streamdev-server
>>  > plugin and use streaming instead, but you won't get OSD that way.
>>
>> Well - I have got periodic still images (including OSD) with vdr-xine.
>> I am not sure about after the last upgrade, though.  For streaming,
>> yes, no such thing.
>>
>>     
>
> Interesting. Where does VDR Admin get those decoded images from?
> I thought the only source VDR Admin uses is /dev/video* and that is
> certainly not available when having only Xine (or softdevice or Dxr3)
> as a decoder. Are you sure you don't have a FF card in your system?
>   
Sorry, I didn't write about FF card. Of course, it's there :)
> --Niko
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