[vdr] VDR with S2API (update)

Frank Schmirler vdr at schmirler.de
Mon Dec 15 11:06:37 CET 2008


On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 09:42:40 +0100, Clemens Kirchgatterer wrote
> Seppo Ingalsuo <seppo.ingalsuo at iki.fi> wrote:
> 
> > > vdr in a massive client server configuration is a giant hack with
> > > many pieces each with its own little problems summing up.
> > 
> > Not giant system, but some experiences: I have one server running
> > three instances of vdr. Vdr #2 and #3 are connected by streamdev to
> > vdr #1 that owns dvb hardware. Timersync plugin syncronizes timers to
> > vdr #1.
> 
> yes, intelligent timer migration between vdr instances is a not trivial
> task. when a timer is to be fired, you have to ask all vdr instances
> its timer list and move the timer to the most suitable instance.
> taking into account recordings on the same transponder to not waste
> dvb devices. the same gues for finding a free dvb device for life-view.

You're no longer talking about client-server here. What you have in mind is
peer-to-peer. Streamdev et al. haven't been designed for this. I never looked
at videgor, but AFAIK it was a peer-to-peer aproach.

Cheers,
Frank




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