[vdr] change output device with keypress???

Michael Mauch michael.mauch at gmx.de
Thu Nov 1 21:25:24 CET 2007


Simon Baxter wrote:
>>>> Can you switch MPEG decoders on the fly, perhaps through a macro/user 
>>>> key?
>>>>
>>>> I have one box which I share between two LCD screens.  One attached to 
>>>> the
>>>> VGA (using vdr-xine output) and the other attached to the composite 
>>>> output
>>>> of my TT-2300 dvb-c card.
>>>>
>>>> Can I switch outputs without reconfiguring/restarting VDR?
>>>
>>> Change the primary device in VDR's DVB setup menu. Don't know if it is
>>> possible via a macro. Maybe there exists an SVDRP command.
>>
>>
>> Any ideas on easy ways to do this?
> 
> Probably a bit cheeky resending this with a different subject - but I'm 
> surprised no one has come back with anything!!
> 
> Does anyone have a single VDR instance running with 2 (or more) outputs, 
> which they switch between?? 

I'm using xdtv (or tvtime) to see the VDR output on the LCD monitor, and
the composite output of the FF card is connected to the TV. There's no
output switching involved, both outputs work at the same time.

Regards...
                Michael




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