Burn-plugin

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Description

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The burn plugin enables VDR to burn DVDs from the recordings and automatically created menus.

Hardware requirements

  • DVD writer

Software requirements

  • vdrsync.pl
  • Requant
  • tcmplex (transcode)
  • Imlib2
  • dvdauthor
  • dvd+rwtools
  • mjpegtools
  • ImageMagick

Installation

See plugin installation.

Copy the burnmark script into the $PATH

cd $SOURCEDIR
cp burn/burnmark.sh /usr/bin

Copy the font file and menu image templates to the plugins configuration directory /etc/vdr/plugins/burn

cp -r burn/burn /etc/vdr/plugins/

Options

Option Description
DDVDDEV=/dev/dvd use DEV as DVD Writer (= Parameter -D --dvd=DEV)
ISODIR=/video use DIR to store ISO images (= Parameter -i DIR --iso=DIR)
DEBUG=1 Enable Debuging

Configuration

Add the following entry to your reccmds.conf

Mark for DVD-Writer: /usr/bin/burnmark.sh -add
Delete Mark        : /usr/bin/burnmark.sh -del

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-d DIR --datadir=DIR use DIR for temporary files (default: /dev/dvd)
-D DEV --dvd=DEV use DEV as DVD Writer (default /dev/dvd)
-i DIR --iso=DIR use DIR to store ISO images (default: none)

Problems

  • No transcoding (Videos must be DVD compliant)
  • Display problems with VDR >= 1.3.7

Links

[1] http://www.xeatre.tv/community/burn Plugin homepage
[2] http://vdrsync.vdrportal.de vdrsync.pl
[3] http://metakine.com/files requant
[4] http://zebra.fh-weingarten.de/~transcode transcode
[5] http://enlightenment.org/pages/imlib2.html imlib2
[6] http://dvdauthor.sourceforge.net dvdauthor
[7] http://fy.chalmers.se/~appro/linux/DVD+RW dvd+rwtools
[8] http://mjpeg.sourceforge.net mjpegtools
[9] http://www.imagemagick.org ImageMagick
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