[vdr] VDRAdmin doesn't display preview of channel
misha at thunderworx.com
Fri Feb 24 15:33:27 CET 2006
Niko Mikkila wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 12:53:35 +0200
> "Kartsa" <kari at kniivila.com> wrote:
>>> From: vdr-bounces at linuxtv.org
>>> Now about my problem. I've installed VDR and VDRAdmin using RPMs.
>>> Everything works fine but preview of channel on the page
>>> 'Watch TV' is
>>> not working. It displays nothing. I tried to find what is
>>> problem. As I
>>> understand VDRAdmin grab video as images and then shows them
>>> on the web
>>> page. I didn't see any error messages in the VDRAdmin log or VDR log.
>>> (the fragment of VDR log):
>>> Feb 15 21:26:30 localhost vdr:  connect from
>>> 127.0.0.1, port
>>> 3035 - accepted
>>> Feb 15 21:26:30 localhost vdr:  closing SVDRP connection
>>> So, everything seems ok but video is not displayed.
>>> Any idea why?
>>> Thanks in advanced.
>>> My configuration: VDR 1.3.37 and vdradmin-0.97-1.
>> If I recall correctly vdradmin writes an image file to /tmp and to do that
>> it has to have correct rights. Have you checked that.
>> Although I think there should be a message in log file.
> Preview only works with full-featured DVB-cards that have an onboard
> MPEG-2 decoder. With budget cards you can install streamdev-server
> plugin and use streaming instead, but you won't get OSD that way.\
I know it. Right after installation preview worked. This is a strange
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