[vdr] Best practices for running vdr-xine

Jan Ekholm jan.ekholm at smultron.net
Wed Apr 29 12:16:08 CEST 2009


On Wednesday 29 April 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote:
> I use xineliboutput, permanently on my vdr, with xvmc enabled on my old
> nvidia 440 MX card. however only on SD mpeg2 broadcasts. It does provide
> some multimedia playback on other formats, which is useful. Normal vdr
> recordings are a bit of a pain, since fast forwarded/rewind doesn't work as
> you would expect with softdevice. If my vdr loses signal for a minute, I
> have to restart VDR, perhaps I should just try restarting xineliboutput. It
> is good enough for what I use. I didn't see any support for a vdr menu to
> play back other multi media content in vdr-xine, so there for never used
> it.

Does the normal OSD work for you? I don't see it, nor do I see the channel 
info when I switch channels. Also, if a channel switch is successful it does 
take 5s+ which I think is a bit long as "normal" VDR changes channel in 1-2s 
or so.

-- 
Jan Ekholm
jan.ekholm at smultron.net



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