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Gentlemen (and Ladies)

I wasnt able to find anything on this by search thru the wiki.

This is a 10.04 installation.

I added a 4tb drive and it was recognized and set up as a lmce storage drive.

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dcerouter_1032655:/home/public/data/videos# ls -l
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root public 33 2014-01-05 07:44 1.36 TB (sdc1) ST1500DL003-9VT [46] -> /mnt/device/46/public/data/videos
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root public 33 2014-01-05 07:44 2.73 TB (sdb1) ST3000DM001-9YN [31] -> /mnt/device/31/public/data/videos
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root public 34 2014-01-05 07:44 3.64 TB (sdd1) ST4000DM000-1F2 [217] -> /mnt/device/217/public/data/videos
dcerouter_1032655:/home/public/data/videos#

For some reason in web admin, on the Media Files Sync page, the drive doesn't show up.  See attached picture.

Any assistance in resolving this would be greatly appreciated.


Dennis

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Developers / New Device Template (Samsung PN-51E 5-Series)
« on: January 21, 2013, 02:28:14 pm »
Developers,
Thom (tschak909) requested that I submit a template for the Samsung PN-51E.  Since I uploaded some other templates with the DeviceTempate2php script, I thought I'd to the same with this template here.

The export file doesnt look right to me, but if someone could verify it imported correctly I'd appreciate it.

Thanks,
Dennis

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Users / hulu player non-functional on MD [workaround]
« on: March 31, 2012, 03:11:14 am »
Recent install of LMCE-1004-201203211118.iso  and then an update today.   Then created MD, however trying to launch Hulu Player results in this in dmesg:

[ 1024.248009] huludesktop[9590]: segfault at 4d0 ip 005f6a0a sp bfcdad30 error 4 in libX11.so.6.3.0[5e2000+119000]
[ 1029.454668] huludesktop[9838]: segfault at 4d0 ip 00fd4a0a sp bfa37c90 error 4 in libX11.so.6.3.0[fc0000+119000]
[ 1034.618813] huludesktop[10149]: segfault at 4d0 ip 00d3ba0a sp bfc11e10 error 4 in libX11.so.6.3.0[d27000+119000]
[ 1038.960698] huludesktop[10345]: segfault at 4d0 ip 00687a0a sp bf8ead20 error 4 in libX11.so.6.3.0[673000+119000]

This is all that is reporting in the xx_Hulu_Player.log:
01      03/30/12 19:48:09.588           LIRCD_Thread: Listening for Hulu Desktop <0xb637ab70>
01      03/30/12 19:48:12.493           LIRCD_Thread: Accepted Socket Connection: 8 <0xb637ab70>
01      03/30/12 19:48:13.920           LIRCD_Thread: Closing Socket connection: 8 <0xb637ab70>
01      03/30/12 19:48:13.920           LIRCD_Thread: Listening for Hulu Desktop <0xb637ab70>

and this is the only item in pluto.log:
1       03/30/12 19:47:23       67 (spawning-device)    Found ./Hulu_Player

NOTE:  all logs are from the MD (there is no information for Hulu in the same logs on the core).

Anyone else having same issue or have any suggestions?

Dennis

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Users / Change volume level set during AV wizard
« on: December 09, 2011, 11:15:52 pm »
Is there a way to change the volume level set during the AV Wizard without re-running the AV wizard... the default is 80, however it affecting my receiver sometimes in playback of movies.

Thanks,
Dennis

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Users / Help on Events
« on: November 15, 2011, 03:43:59 am »
Hi,
    Im trying to set up an event based on a 'listen' mode from my receiver.   I'm able to status when the receiver is playing rear surround audio, and I want to be able to turn on my external rear channel amplifier.

In the template for my receiver (Kenwood VR-5700), I am filtering data received from the receiver.     I have a template for a USB Relay device that has two commands "ON" and "OFF". 

How do I tell the Kenwood receiver to trip an event that will turn on the relay when 6.1/7.1 surround is available, and turn it off when only 5.1 surround?

The documentation for creating an event is a bit limited and Im unable to grasp what I need to do.


Thanks,
Dennis

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Users / Gray screen on playback of VC-1 video codec
« on: October 16, 2011, 06:55:22 pm »
Hi gang,
    I 'obtained' a media file (mkv) that has video codec of 'Microsoft VC1'.   The audio plays but the video screen is solid gray.   I can play this file on Kubuntu 11.10 just fine.  I am running LMCE 1004, latest build.

On the MD, the Hardware Acceleration is set to 'auto' ... tried at 'vdpau' also, but didnt change anything.

Here is a snippet from the Xine log file on the MD:
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========== NEW LOG SECTION ==========
1 10/16/11 09:53:38 40 (spawning-device) Starting... 1
1 10/16/11 09:53:38 40 (spawning-device) Found ./Xine_Player
05 10/16/11 9:53:38.955 Xine_Player::GetConfig default zoom 100 <0xb7785ab0>
05 10/16/11 9:53:38.958 Warning: libxine.so.1 is not loaded yet (?) <0xb7785ab0>
05 10/16/11 9:53:38.958 Custom xine functions status:  xine_seek=(nil), xine_start_trick_play=(nil), xine_stop_trick_play=(nil). Trickplay and seeking support: absent <0xb7785ab0>
05 10/16/11 9:53:39.528 Count of screens at this display: 1 <0xb7785ab0>
05 10/16/11 9:53:39.528 XMapWindow returned: 1 <0xb7785ab0>
05 10/16/11 10:01:31.764 Xine_Player::CMD_Play_Media() called for id 1003 filename: /home/public/data/videos/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z5B1 (sdc1) on [34]/bluray/Dune (Original).mkv () <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:31.765 Xine_Player::CMD_Play_Media() stopping PSS <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:31.765 Xine_Stream_Factory::GetStream streamID is 0 <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.287 Created new stream with ID=1003 deint 0  100 0 <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.287 Xine_Player::CMD_Play_Media() set stream 1003 as last rendering to screen. <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.287 Xine_Player::CMD_Play_Media() called for id 1003 filename: /home/public/data/videos/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z5B1 (sdc1) on [34]/bluray/Dune (Original).mkv () with corresponding stream 0x8b89410. <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.294 Opening media without chapters/title position: 'file:///home/public/data/videos/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z5B1 (sdc1) on [34]/bluray/Dune (Original).mkv'  <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.789 Xine_Stream::changePlaybackSpeed no running seekers found <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.789 Xine engine set new zoom level to X:100, Y:100 <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.797 Read media A/V information: [DTS 5.1]/[VC1/WMV9 (vdpau), 1918x1080] => [dts 5]/[959:540] <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.797 Xine_Player::EVENT_Playback_Started(streamID=1003) <= AV info <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.797 Read media A/V information: [DTS 5.1]/[VC1/WMV9 (vdpau), 1918x1080] => [dts 5]/[959:540] <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.797 Xine_Player::EVENT_Playback_Started(streamID=1003) <= AV info <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.798 Read media A/V information: [DTS 5.1]/[VC1/WMV9 (vdpau), 1918x1080] => [dts 5]/[959:540] <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.798 Xine_Player::EVENT_Playback_Started(streamID=1003) <= AV info <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.798 Read media A/V information: [DTS 5.1]/[VC1/WMV9 (vdpau), 1918x1080] => [dts 5]/[959:540] <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:32.798 Xine_Player::EVENT_Playback_Started(streamID=1003) <= AV info <0xb1346b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:33.008 Read media A/V information: [DTS 5.1]/[VC1/WMV9 (vdpau), 1918x1080] => [dts 5]/[959:540] <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:33.008 Xine_Player::EVENT_Playback_Started(streamID=1003) <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:33.008 Xine_Player::CMD_Play_Media() ended for filename: /home/public/data/videos/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z5B1 (sdc1) on [34]/bluray/Dune (Original).mkv with stream 0x8b89410. <0xb6d03b70>
05 10/16/11 10:01:33.694 [ID: 1003]  CHAPTER:0 POS:667 TITLE:0 SUBTITLE:-1 AUDIO:-1

The video will play without failing... with only the gray screen.  

any suggestions?

Thanks,
Dennis (the menace)

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Users / latest 1004 update breaks web admin
« on: September 10, 2011, 04:27:24 pm »
Howdy,
   running apt-get upgrade to latest packages '11090924603' breaks the admin web interface.   Login screen appears but after login, the resulting screen is blank...   remote access to admin web interface yields same result.

I also noticed that on my MD, the Gyration remote is back to only a few buttons working.. easily fixable though.   And my Generic Serial Device for my receiver isnt working... but I cant get into web admin to see whats up.

Hopefully one of the gurus can figure out whats afoot!.

<UPDATE>
I re-installed the previous versions of the update, but no affect on web admin.   Re-installation of the latest made no changes either.

Dennis

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Users / lmce 1004 and MythTV
« on: June 16, 2011, 02:46:15 am »
Hi guys...
Yes I know 1004 is pre-beta...   Ive been tinkering with it for a couple months now.   

I was having trouble watching any video ... turned out to be something with my nVidia 9800GT board... maybe a driver issue... but put in a 7000 series board for now DVD video is working.

I cannot get Mythtv to work..  it loads, but cannot display live tv.   My setup is as follows:
1.   Running a Hybrid CORE (only for CORE purposes)
2.   MD is M4A77TD mobo, nVidia 7000 series display adapter, HDPVR capture device.

I can  cat /dev/video0 > test.ts and the HDPVR captures video to the file.

Mythtv app launches, but cannot activate the HDPVR to stream the video...   

What logs should I be looking at?   and what might I be looking for?  to figure this issue out?

Thanks,
Dennis (the menace)

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Users / Bluray Ripping
« on: May 01, 2011, 09:09:08 pm »
Gentlemen (and/or Ladies) ;D

I got myself a BD-ROM (its a samsung) that I got RPC-1 firmware from RPC1.org (I am assuming it is RPC-1 firmware).   When I install a bluray disk, the 'do you wish to rip' message appears and I acknowledge with yes.   Immediately the rip fails (even a regular DVD will fail after about 15 to 20 percent).   

There is little information on LMCE Bluray ripping... is there any extra software I need to load?   if so, what?

I am not even sure where disc ripping is logged to..  the disk device (51)  is here

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== ATTEMPT FRESH START ==
1       05/01/11 14:02:56       /usr/pluto/bin/Spawn_Device.sh 51 (spawning-device)     13905 Dev: 51; Already Running list: 34,35,37,36,66,
== FRESH START ==
1       05/01/11 14:02:56       /usr/pluto/bin/Spawn_Device.sh 51 (spawning-device)     device: 51 ip: dcerouter cmd_line: Disk_Drive
0       05/01/11 14:02:56       51 (spawning-device)    Entering 51
========== NEW LOG SECTION ==========
1       05/01/11 14:02:57       51 (spawning-device)    Starting... 1
1       05/01/11 14:02:57       51 (spawning-device)    Found /usr/pluto/bin/Disk_Drive
01      05/01/11 14:03:02.776           FindFirstRelatedDeviceOfCategory 115 dev 52 never registered <0xb76b76c0>                                                                           
05      05/01/11 14:03:02.776           Disk_Drive_Functions::Disk_Drive_Functions warning m_pDevice_MediaIdentifier 52 isn't registered <0xb76b76c0>                                       
sambahelper@moon33:/var/log/pluto$ tail -f 51_Disk_Drive.log
== ATTEMPT FRESH START ==
1       05/01/11 14:02:56       /usr/pluto/bin/Spawn_Device.sh 51 (spawning-device)     13905 Dev: 51; Already Running list: 34,35,37,36,66,
== FRESH START ==
1       05/01/11 14:02:56       /usr/pluto/bin/Spawn_Device.sh 51 (spawning-device)     device: 51 ip: dcerouter cmd_line: Disk_Drive
0       05/01/11 14:02:56       51 (spawning-device)    Entering 51
========== NEW LOG SECTION ==========
1       05/01/11 14:02:57       51 (spawning-device)    Starting... 1
1       05/01/11 14:02:57       51 (spawning-device)    Found /usr/pluto/bin/Disk_Drive
01      05/01/11 14:03:02.776           FindFirstRelatedDeviceOfCategory 115 dev 52 never registered <0xb76b76c0>                                                                           
05      05/01/11 14:03:02.776           Disk_Drive_Functions::Disk_Drive_Functions warning m_pDevice_MediaIdentifier 52 isn't registered <0xb76b76c0>                                       
01      05/01/11 14:05:01.389           Disk_Drive::CMD_Eject_Disk  tLastEject 1304276701 (1304276701) tray open: 1 <0xb6634b90>                                                           
05      05/01/11 14:05:25.024           Disc of type 0 was detected <0xb76b76c0>
05      05/01/11 14:05:25.024           Not firing the event <0xb76b76c0>
01      05/01/11 14:05:45.653           Disk_Drive::CMD_Eject_Disk  tLastEject 1304276745 (1304276745) tray open: 1 <0xb6634b90>                                                           
05      05/01/11 14:06:10.239           Disc of type 28 was detected <0xb76b76c0>
05      05/01/11 14:06:10.239           One Media Inserted event fired (/dev/scd0) m_discid: 1304276770 <0xb76b76c0>                                                                       
05      05/01/11 14:06:14.950           Translated directory '/home/public/data/___audio___or___video___/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z (sdc1) on dce [32]' => '/home/public/data/___audio___or___video___/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z (sdc1) on dce [32]' <0xb6634b90>                                           
05      05/01/11 14:06:15.090           RipTask::UpdateProgress id 0 m_eTaskStatus_get 1 status e message  file /home/public/data/videos/WDC_WD15EARS-00Z (sdc1) on dce [32]/Unknown disk () <0xb6634b90>


but not sure what some of it means.

Can anyone give me some direction?

Thanks in advance,
Dennis

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Users / Command "Tune to Channel" use in Device Template
« on: March 20, 2011, 06:42:19 pm »
Gentlemen (and/or Ladies)  ;D

I have been using the 'directv.pl' script in mythtv (to change channels on my satellite box) for some time now.   However this is limited control of my stb.

I built a template for my DirecTV HR20, and read about changing channels using the TuneToChannel.sh script

This script invokes command #187 (Tune to Channel).   I assume I need to write a script inside this command to send the recieved channel to my STB (via RS232).  

I am not sure how to 'capture' the channel sent by the TuneToChannel.sh script within Command #187.  Do I read the command line parameters passed?  If  so, where can i read up on how this is done?

Thanks,
Dennis

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Hey all,
   I got the SoundGraph iMON LCD on a new case and got it working using lmce-lcdproccliet.   It looks as though it was folded into LMCE a year or so ago... has anyone tinkered with the template to get any of the icons working on the LCD?

If not, I might take a whack at it... but Ive not been able to find out where within LMCE that I could get the state of things like surround/speaker status, or file format.. and such..

If anyone could point me to where I can 'sample' the states of these, I may be able to tinker some.

thanks,
Dennis

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Users / 'Video' listing page shows hard drive locations not video titles
« on: February 27, 2011, 02:49:12 pm »
I'm quite certain someone here can help me resolve this.   

For some reason the 'Video' page listing my ripped videos only shows the drive locations but not the video titles... if I click on the drives, I am presented with the titles on that drive....   

Is there somewhere I can correct this?


So far i have tried removing the drives, deleting them from the system, and then re-introducing them.. but that didnt fix the issue...

This is happening on my core/hybrid and my living room MD

Thanks in advance,
Dennis

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Hello all,
    Ive been experimenting with LMCE for about a year.. slowly collecting hardware.
I have been working with the HDPVR on my core/hybrid, and can get it to work fine capturing Component video from my H20 Sat box.
My MD can watch the satellite broadcasts as well thru the network, however only one MD can access the HDPVR at a time.  I figure that the H20 Sat box and the HDPVR should be on the MD anyway (each MD would have same setup).   However, configuring the MD in Mythtv setup exactly the same as it was on the core, and relocating the HDPVR to the MD usb port, watching tv fails with a message "Mythtv is using all inputs, but there are no active recordings?"

Restart of entire system results in the same outcome.   Removing the HDPVR references in the core/hybrid Mythtv setup and restarting still results in same outcome.   Relocating the HDPVR and H20 back on the core/hybrid, and reconfiguring as original, and satellite transmissions can be watched on the core/hybrid, or the MD.. but not both simultaneously.

Any recommendations on what I might look at to resolve this issue?   I woud assume that each MD should be able to support a capture device and have a satellite box local to it to watch different programming that another MD.

Thanks,
Dennis

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