[vdr] Linux in the living room

Lucian Muresan lucianm at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 23 12:23:53 CET 2010


On 23.02.2010 10:34, Luca Olivetti wrote:

> Most (all?) modern tv sets from samsung, lg, panasonic, sharp (and
> probably philips) are running some form of Linux, but that's usually
> only the base operating system, the application controlling the tv and
> that's doing mostly everything is closed.
> You can still do some interesting things just hacking the Linux base
> (e.g, if the tv can reproduce media from usb, you can fake an usb stick
> with an nfs mounted directory to media from the network), provided the
> manufacturer is "friendly" enough to the GPL and provides everything it

> is required to provide (I'm struggling with LG to get the sources
> corresponding to what's actually running on my TV, so if that's an
> important decision factor I'd avoid LG).

Any reaction at all, from LG?

Lucian



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