[vdr] softdevice with xv-plugin does not start
stefan at lucke.in-berlin.de
Sat Nov 12 23:40:08 CET 2005
On Samstag, 12. November 2005 22:44, Andre Bischof wrote:
> Stefan Lucke wrote:
> >>Nov 12 21:03:51 linux vdr: [XvVideoOut]: patch version (2005-07-20)
> >>Nov 12 21:03:51 linux vdr: [XvVideoOut]: Could not connect to
> > You have to start your X-server _before_ you may start vdr with
> > softdevice and xv out.
> The output above is from a term in kde, so I suppose the X-server should
> be running.
So vdr is running with another userid as you are logged in.
1. you need to set th DISPLAY variable (export DISPLAY=:0.0)
2. the user who wants to access your display needs permissions to do that
For my tests, when running vdr from root I do sux which keeps
authorisation to x-server contact.
> > For a client/server setup, you need streamdev plugin and connect
> > your client via streamdev to your server.
> Does that apply if client/server are running on the same machine?
You can do this even on the same machine.
> But the error appears anyway, or do you mean it should vanish when using
> streamdev as additional plugin?
If you want to use vdr as a frontend / desktop application you don't
> I'd like to use softdevice with a Geforce 6600 and TV-Out, if this could
> be better please tell me.
> In vdr-wiki is also written that softdevice does replace the
> mpeg2-decoder and outputs directly on a framebuffer, output could then
> be on a monitor or tv-out (for that part streamdev is needed?)
Streamdev if only needed for transferring the dvb data from one vdr to another.
Maybe that is of some help:
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