[vdr] mplayer plugin doesn work when vdr run from inittab

André Weidemann Andre.Weidemann at web.de
Mon Oct 6 11:00:55 CEST 2008


Hi,

Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> The mplayer plugin doesn't work when I start vdr from inittab. It  
> works ok if vdr is started from the console.
> 
> I've seen hints that $USER and $HOME need to be set, but setting these  
> in my startup script doesn't change anything.. Anyone got any idea  
> what's missing?
> 
> Also, it would be an idea to be able to get the log output from the  
> mplayer plugin somehow.
> 

This is most likely because the PATH variable is not set. So set the 
PATH variable in your runvdr script and mplayer will be working fine. At 
least it is working here in my machine.

André



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