[vdr] Streaming DVD contents from VDR?

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Sun Feb 2 05:18:49 CET 2014


Why not just dump the dvd iso and play it with the vdr-mplayer plugin?
Or vdr-play plugin is that supports playing iso's directly.

On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Marko Mäkelä <marko.makela at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a minimal setup consisting of an old PC sitting in a different room,
> and a Samsung SmartTV in the living room. We rarely watch any DVDs in my
> family, so we do not have any dedicated DVD player.
>
> I used to use a DVD player plugin when the VDR PC was in the living room,
> attached to a TV, but I would prefer to have a mostly-headless setup (the
> VDR PC is only hooked to a VGA monitor, no sound output at the moment).
>
> I checked both the Streamdev plugin and the SmartTV plugin, but neither seem
> to support DVDs at the moment:
>
> http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-streamdev/
> http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-smarttvweb/
>
> I wonder if there is any easy solution to stream the contents of a disk in
> the DVD drive of the VDR PC over the local CAT5e cabling. I guess that an
> alternative solution could be to transcode the DVD into MPEG PS files, which
> could presumably be viewed on or streamed from VDR.
>
> Best regards,
>
>         Marko
>
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