[vdr] Remote control and view of VDR (over network)
M.Wache at gmx.net
Tue Mar 7 17:52:31 CET 2006
> For a number of reasons, I want to keep my VDR computer in one room and
> view the VDR stream on a second computer which is hooked to the TV.
> Ideally, I'd have full-access to VDR on the second computer (EPG, pause
> live TV, etc, etc), as if I were on the VDR machine.
> Is there any plug-in/patches and programs that would give me this
> capability? I know of VOMP but I have no MediaMVP (the second computer
> should be fast enough to do this).#
You should try the streamdev-server and streamdev-client plugins
together with vdradmin or xxv.
> I tried to launch vdr with softdevice and the display exported to the
> second computer (and I verified X programs launch, xclock appeared on
> second computer's display, etc) but I got a permissions error on the
> X Error of failed request: BadAccess (attempt to access private resource
> Major opcode of failed request: 149 (MIT-SHM)
> Minor opcode of failed request: 1 (X_ShmAttach)
Viewing the OSD over the network used to work with the softdevice, but
video never will. Sending the decoded video over a network connection
doesn't make sense, the bandwidth requirements are too high.
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