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Messages - tschak909

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Developers / Re: Myth MD/Orbiter
« on: May 06, 2014, 07:12:50 pm »
So much work needs to be done to make MythTV work better in LMCE, in my opinion, a whole new Myth Player based on embedding the recently refactored libmyth from 0.25 forward would be the best choice, but it will take a considerable amount of engineering to make it work well.

Unfortunately, this isn't very high on my priority list, because MythTV just doesn't work very well anymore even by itself. The greedy, meiopic, pieces of shit who run the broadcast/cable/satellite TV industries have made it a living hell to bolt on your own PVR to their feeds. I can't use MythTV realistically at all for anything except for Antenna feeds. And just about everybody else in the US is in this boat. This pretty much kills it for me.

-Thom

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Installation issues / Re: xine cpu 80% with vdpau
« on: April 23, 2014, 04:30:47 am »
That, or... get a newer video card, perhaps? :)

-Thom

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Users / Re: Funding Drive: ZWave Door Locks
« on: April 22, 2014, 09:11:03 pm »
What _can_ you do with the lock in unsecured mode ?

"Hi, are you a lock?"
"Yes, I am indeed, a lock."

??

-Thom

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Installation issues / Re: xine cpu 80% with vdpau
« on: April 22, 2014, 04:03:33 pm »
Don't use the 8xxx series cards with VDPAU...the 8300 does not support it correctly, and the 8500 is the first gen, which doesn't do all that much to help you.

-Thom

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Developers / Re: Popcorn Time
« on: April 15, 2014, 07:13:21 pm »
Go for it. Is it a swallowable window? If so, it can be added as a media type/player, or alternatively as a media source in the media browser view (which does have a concept of downloadable/streamable content, but nothing is using it yet.)

-Thom

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Users / Re: using a script to launch scenarios
« on: April 15, 2014, 05:00:09 pm »
MessageSend can be used for what you want to do.

MessageSend can send ANY message that DCE can properly consume, this includes commands and events.

For what you want, you'll need the Execute Command Group message of the DCERouter device, passing it the PK_CommandGroup to execute (CommandGroups are the internal name for Scenarios).

-Thom

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Developers / Re: hide mouse cursor on orbiter on joggler
« on: April 02, 2014, 05:39:37 pm »
The issue comes from the X11 handling code in Orbiter. It needs to be amended. I've tried to deal with this, several times in the last 6 years, without success, to try and find the offending piece of code.

-Thom

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Developers / Re: O2 Joggler As full MD - Testing needed
« on: March 31, 2014, 06:18:32 pm »
I would connect to Xine's screen session to see what errors are being emitted. You'll be able to debug from that.

Ctrl-a ] will get you a backscroll.

ESC will escape from that backscroll.

Ctrl-a d will gracefully disconnect you from the screen session.

-Thom

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Users / Re: Remote (gyration) not repeating commands
« on: March 30, 2014, 08:34:39 pm »
It took me a while to remember the situation with the Gyration remote, as this was during the summer of 2009. I've slept since then...

If you were to look at the key press events coming in from the Gyration, you'd find that roughly 50 milliseconds after pressing a key down, it subsequently sends a key up.

This happens even when the key is held down. It is the result of the firmware on the remote itself, and it is literally what the linux kernel receives.

What this means essentially, is that there is NO way, to distinguish between a key that is toggled, or held, and thus, no way to handle either held keys or repeats.

Nothing that can be done about it. Sorry. Not our fault(tm). Blame Gyration.

-Thom

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Users / Re: Zone2 implementation of receiver
« on: March 19, 2014, 05:06:18 pm »
You will need to study the Yamaha RX-Vx000 (RS232) template, as it has two zones in it.

What you want, is possible, but I don't have that knowledge swapped into my brain at the moment, and I forgot the process and issues on setting that up.

-Thom

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Developers / Re: O2 Joggler As full MD - Testing needed
« on: March 15, 2014, 04:35:36 am »
That is very cool.

I do believe a complete media director could be placed onto the mmc, with careful installation of packages on top of a distro such as SqueezePlayOS, but I haven't had time to fully retrofit the entire stack on top.

I have however been able to run SimplePhone, and a few more DCE devices directly on the Joggler, without a BIOS retrofit.

-Thom

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Users / Re: pulseaudio on core/MD
« on: March 14, 2014, 03:59:19 pm »
Not yet. If you do, would you share your experiences? This would be a great area for research.

-Thom

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Users / Re: Video File Format
« on: March 13, 2014, 06:20:32 am »
if it's found, can we get a patch, so we can do it out of the box?

-Thomq

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Developers / Re: Myth MD/Orbiter
« on: March 10, 2014, 05:08:41 pm »
Everything that you want to do, is possible, and those of us who can help, will help point you in the direction you need to go. Feel free to stop by #linuxmce-devel on freenode IRC.

You will need to study DCE devices, how they work, and build your own simple DCE device (see Developing a DCE device), so you can understand the interaction.

Once this is done, you'll need to study the interaction of Plugins with the DCE router, as you'll need to understand this, for handling the MediaStream object and its friends.

Once you understand this, you can then look at the MythTV Player, and see how it interacts with the existing mythTV, you can choose to keep this mechanism, or embed libMyth into MythTV Player (in actuality, the first version of MythTV literally embedded libmyth directly.)

Do you have the patience? :)

-Thom

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Users / Re: Proxy Orbiter crashing (Re: web orbiter refresh)
« on: March 10, 2014, 04:26:23 pm »
Yes.

-Thom

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