[vdr] Diskless VDR client ?

Peter Weber peter_weber69 at gmx.at
Sat Sep 10 21:31:35 CEST 2005

> --- Ursprüngliche Nachricht ---
> Von: syrius.ml at no-log.org
> An: Klaus Schmidinger's VDR <vdr at linuxtv.org>
> Betreff: Re: [vdr] Diskless VDR client ?
> Datum: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 19:34:10 +0200
> Anne et Jean-Marc Baty <jmbaty at free.fr> writes:
> Bonsoir anne et Jean-Marc,
> > I want to make a diskless vdr client box...
> > I've got a VDR server whith streamdev-server, a full features DVB-S and 
> >   a budget DVB-S cards.
> > For the client side box i've got a PIII 866 Mghz whith a Matrox MGA 400 
> > DH (so i need softdevice too)
> > I want to know if it possible to get timeshifting, timers, and viewing 
> > recording from my VDR-server whith this configuration ???
> that's the kind of configuration i'm using at home. A server
> running vdr in a kitchen cupboard and a diskless box in the living
> room.
> While I'm still using vdr-streamdev for occasionnal http streamings I
> choosed the networked vdr-xine solution. That solution is easier to
> set up and more robust. 
> Vdr runs on the server, timers/recordings/timeshifting happen on
> it. And the box in the living room just acts as a remote display.
> In fact i'm using freevo but you could just run xine on your diskless
> box and control vdr thru it.
> You'll find more informations about the great vdr-xine here:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2005-August/004173.html
> and informations about the nice network hack here:
> http://mitglied.lycos.de/peterweber69/xine/xine.htm
> Considering the capabilities of your PIII 866Mhz+MGA400 to play mpeg2,
> I can't really tell for sure but i think it will be ok.
> (last time i was surprised to see my p3 600+gforce mx200 was able to
> play mpeg2)
> Bonne chance !
> -- 

or you can use kanotix-vdr1.2 LiveCD, 


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