[vdr] VDRAdmin doesn't display preview of channel
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 :)
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