[vdr] Recommendation for new hd vdr system.

Gerald Dachs vdr at dachsweb.de
Fri Dec 25 12:18:16 CET 2009


Am Fri, 25 Dec 2009 11:43:06 +0100
schrieb Carsten Koch <CarstenKochElsdorf at web.de>:

> On Thu, 2009-12-24 at 17:55 +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
> ...
> > > + I originally set up the system as a diskless (nfsroot)
> > >   system, but KDE 4 (I am using OpenSuSE 11.2) performs
> > >   unbearably slow, so I was forced to install a hard disk.
> > 
> > Couldn't you use a much lighter desktop if this is a PC especially
> > for VDR?
> 
> Running VDR is important, but not the only purpose.
> Surfing the internet, watching DVDs and BlueRays, etc.
> is a lot of fun on an HD beamer. :-)

The desktop doesn't play DVDs or BlueRays. This is done by
xineliboutput, xine and xbmc ... To start xbmc a lircrc
skript for irexec would be enough. No need for a desktop.

Gerald  



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