[vdr] Configuring vdr-sxfe to use a single vdr backend for recordings/dvb cards

Petri Hintukainen phintuka at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Jun 17 14:06:27 CEST 2007


On Sun, 2007-06-17 at 12:48 +0200, Simon Natterer wrote:
> Petri Hintukainen wrote:
> > But, if you need to have independently controlled clients with own video
> > and OSD, you need to run several instances of VDR - it doesn't matter if
> > you run all VDR instances on server or at each client. I run several VDR
> > instances on the server:
> >  - less maintenance, only one installation of VDR and 
> >    plugins required
> >  - allows using diskless clients (and with less memory)
> >  - Faster cutting / DVD burning / ... as there is no 
> >    network between VDR and disks
> >  - no need to export/mount /video to every client
> >  - ...
> >   
> 
> 
> Nice setup! What kind of remote control do you use on the clients
> running xine and how does it work to send the command to the vdr session?

LIRC, vdr-sxfe forwards LIRC commands from remote system to VDR (--lirc
option). Keyboard works too, and I belive any device accessible
thru /dev/event interface should work with evdev <-> lirc forwarding
daemon.


- Petri




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