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
  • growisofs
  • 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/

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)

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