[vdr] XBMC + VDR 1.7.0

BoNuZZZ bonuzzz at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 22:37:23 CET 2008


On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 12:16 AM, Lars Olsson <baronen4711 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> 2008/12/12 Magnus Hörlin <magnus at alefors.se>
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>> > >
>> > > That's what I have done. I've written a little script which is called
>> > > from the XBMC scripts section. It basicly starts vdr-sxfe and kills
>> > > xbmc. After exiting vdr-sxfe xbmc is started again. VDR is running in
>> > > the background connected with my server in the basement through
>> > > streamdev. This solution works very good for me.
>> >
>> > In the video, it looks like the the user is using a main menu entry,
>> > that why I wondered, because the XBMC VDR plugin does not seem to
>> > support OSD transmission.
>> >
>> > Joerg
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>> I see no reason to use xbmc as vdr frontend. Personally I use lirc/irexec
>> to
>> switch between vdr-sxfe and xbmc. The "DVD Player" button switches to
>> xbmc,
>> and "Live TV" or "Recorded TV" for vdr-sxfe. As for startup times, my
>> clients use 28-30W and have no fans or hdd's so I have them on 24/7. At
>> least during Swedish winter a have use for them anyway...
>> /Magnus H
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> Are there any guides on how to set up a enviorment like this?
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> regards,
> lars
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Yes, xbmc has plugin for using vdr.
http://xbmc.org/forum/showthread.php?t=36988
But it has some requiments and limitations and I dont whether it works
with hd channels.



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