[vdr] XBMC + VDR 1.7.0

Jörg Knitter joerg.knitter at gmx.de
Fri Dec 12 11:13:30 CET 2008

Niko Ringelstein wrote:
> Jörg Knitter wrote:
>> Goga777 wrote:
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Cl70fq7sn8
>>> here's you can have a look on xbmc and integrated in it vdr 
>> Maybe this is a trivial question, but how does he switch between XBMC 
>> and VDR? 
>> I have read (and thought) about some little script that switches between 
>> XBMC and VDR, and there was one solution mentioned here using LIRC. But 
>> the way it is shown on the video it look like a "real" integration.
> That's what I have done. I've written a little script which is called 
> from the XBMC scripts section. It basicly starts vdr-sxfe and kills 
> xbmc. After exiting vdr-sxfe xbmc is started again. VDR is running in 
> the background connected with my server in the basement through 
> streamdev. This solution works very good for me.

In the video, it looks like the the user is using a main menu entry, 
that why I wondered, because the XBMC VDR plugin does not seem to 
support OSD transmission.


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