[vdr] preferred way of running xineliboutput with output to a?dedicated screen?

Stefan Wagner stefanwag at gmx.at
Sun Jul 27 08:41:17 CEST 2008

gsmd <gsmdib at gmail.com> wrote:
> From what I've read on
> http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Xineliboutput-plugin,
> xineliboutput can output video directly via framebuffer, does this
> mean that X.org is of no use?
> I've tried starting 'vdr-sxfe --video=fb ...' (or DirectFB) but it
> keeps telling it can't connect to X server.
> What would you suggest when running xineliboutput on a vdr box with
> the only output via hdmi?

vdr-sxfe is for use in x
vdr-fbfe is for use without x


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