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Users / supported NIC for netboot
« on: January 03, 2011, 05:35:13 am »
please make a list of supported NIC out of the box for netboot an MD.

My Motherboard used to work out of the box and latest snapshot is giving me kernel panic. same hard ware and nothing changed except latest fresh install.

did a lot of reading, fourm, wiki but unable to netboot.

Now may have to buy another mb, please let me know what is supported out of the box.

Users / Re: DVD player for mini-itx MD
« on: December 31, 2010, 06:06:55 am »
would you mind telling which motherboard did you choose?

Users / Re: Dlink DSM-510 accessing files from Core via UPnP
« on: December 31, 2010, 12:45:53 am »
here is my question without any delay,,

I have my recorded shows stored under /home/public/data/pvr/dce#38/

Those show files are .mpg formate and My device plays them just fine from Mythtv AV media server,

However, the same file If I access from mediatomb server, It does not play it ! saying unsupported format.

It has something to do with editing config.xml but I just don't seem to find an answer.

Anyone ??

Users / Dlink DSM-510 accessing files from Core via UPnP
« on: December 31, 2010, 12:40:53 am »
its been a long time since I have this device named Dlink DSM-510. It is a little network media player with hdmi and optical audio output. This device is very picky about the media formats it can play. for example, it only plays, avi, xvid, mpeg2 and 3 etc. I think I can share my story to help some one at the same time I do have few questions if some one can help.

Basically Like I said, you need to have some .avi video file in your core. when you connect this device with core from internal network it will see basically two upnp servers .

1. ) Mediatomb
2.) dcerouter mythtv AV media server

good news is, under mythtv media server, if you have recored shows there from myth. the player plays them out of the box. mythtv records the show in .mpg file and I believe this player does play mpeg format. So nothing much to do. Unfortunately we have our own movies or other video files under lmce directory and those might be .avi files.  The player sees those files under mediatomb server but they are grayed out and they might not play saying unsupported.

This is what I have done to get a little success.

we need to edit config.xml file located at /etc/mediatomb/config.xml with your favorite editor.

here is my config.xml look like..

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<config version="1" xmlns="" xmlns:xsi="" xsi:schemaLocation="">
    <ui enabled="yes">
      <accounts enabled="no" session-timeout="30">
        <account user="mediatomb" password="mediatomb"/>
      <sqlite3 enabled="yes">
      <mysql enabled="no">
    <protocolInfo extend="yes"/><!-- For PS3 support change to "yes" -->
       Uncomment the lines below to get rid of jerky avi playback on the
       DSM320 or to enable subtitles support on the DSM units
      <add header="X-User-Agent: redsonic"/>

    <!-- Uncomment the line below if you have a Telegent TG100 -->
  <import hidden-files="no">
    <scripting script-charset="UTF-8">
      <virtual-layout type="builtin">
      <extension-mimetype ignore-unknown="no">
        <map from="mp3" to="audio/mpeg"/>
        <map from="ogg" to="application/ogg"/>
        <map from="asf" to="video/x-ms-asf"/>
        <map from="asx" to="video/x-ms-asf"/>
        <map from="wma" to="audio/x-ms-wma"/>
        <map from="wax" to="audio/x-ms-wax"/>
        <map from="wmv" to="video/x-ms-wmv"/>
        <map from="wvx" to="video/x-ms-wvx"/>
        <map from="wm" to="video/x-ms-wm"/>
        <map from="wmx" to="video/x-ms-wmx"/>
        <map from="m3u" to="audio/x-mpegurl"/>
        <map from="pls" to="audio/x-scpls"/>
        <map from="flv" to="video/x-flv"/>
        <!-- Uncomment the line below for PS3 divx support -->
        <!-- <map from="avi" to="video/divx"/> -->
        <!-- Uncomment the line below for D-Link DSM / ZyXEL DMA-1000 -->
        <map from="avi" to="video/avi"/>
        <map from="mpg" to="video/avi"/>

        <map from="audio/*" to="object.item.audioItem.musicTrack"/>
        <map from="video/*" to="object.item.videoItem"/>
        <map from="image/*" to="object.item.imageItem"/>
        <treat mimetype="audio/mpeg" as="mp3"/>
        <treat mimetype="application/ogg" as="ogg"/>
        <treat mimetype="audio/x-flac" as="flac"/>
        <treat mimetype="image/jpeg" as="jpg"/>
        <treat mimetype="audio/x-mpegurl" as="playlist"/>
        <treat mimetype="audio/x-scpls" as="playlist"/>
        <treat mimetype="audio/x-wav" as="pcm"/>
        <treat mimetype="video/x-msvideo" as="avi"/>
        <treat mimetype="video/mp4v" as="video/avi"/>
  <transcoding enabled="no">
      <transcode mimetype="video/x-flv" using="vlcmpeg"/>
      <transcode mimetype="application/ogg" using="vlcmpeg"/>
      <transcode mimetype="application/ogg" using="oggflac2raw"/>
      <transcode mimetype="audio/x-flac" using="oggflac2raw"/>
      <profile name="oggflac2raw" enabled="no" type="external">
        <agent command="ogg123" arguments="-d raw -f %out %in"/>
        <buffer size="1048576" chunk-size="131072" fill-size="262144"/>
      <profile name="vlcmpeg" enabled="no" type="external">
        <agent command="vlc" arguments="-I dummy %in --sout #transcode{venc=ffmpeg,vcodec=mp2v,vb=4096,fps=25,aenc=ffmpeg,acodec=mpga,ab=192,samplerate=44100,channels=2}:standard{access=file,mux=ps,dst=%out} vlc:quit"/>
        <buffer size="14400000" chunk-size="512000" fill-size="120000"/>


The line appears in red are added by me in order to make this dlink see the .avi files and play them.

after you edit the file you need to restart the mediatomb server, I dont know how to do it so I reboot the entire system.
Note : those who keep their media on separate drive other than system drive. they need to map the drive for mediatomb database. you can add your public/data folder with + icon(see the picture attached, where the cursor is) from media tomb server user interphase.

found under...  webamin ---> Advanced ----> configuration ------> upnp server.

once you add the the folder it will appear on mediatomb's server.
Also,, Mediatomb does not auto scan any changes from the directory. hence if you add or remote any files it will not do therefore set the scan criteria by clicking the + with circle right next and set the seconds and basic scan. it will do the job. full scan might take longer. I dont know.

Thats all and you will see your public folder on your mediatomb server and it will play .avi files on DSM-510. Audio plays right out of the box. so,, nice little device to act as music spot.  I am talking over wireless connection.

Some of my movie files with .avi format streams flawless. and recorded show from mythtv from its AV media server plays flawlessly.

Thats all to say for now. I will my questions in the next post.

Users / Re: Ooma Telo
« on: December 24, 2010, 10:07:46 pm »
I know I am keeping this post alive. Something new I have found on this device, It has a bluetooth adapter and the system connects to any phone or handsfree bluetooth device. Can I use this with lmce? any one.

mightyox : bongo is just mentioning what is there on wiki. you should follow the wiki and should not have any problem. It would help if you mention your specific hard ware. what kind of video card are you using? how big your hard drive is? I would recommand to setup your core with monitor connected with VGA connection.

good luck.

Take care.

Developers / Re: Preliminary 10.04
« on: December 07, 2010, 05:06:25 am »
the big elephant in the room being the distribution upgrade to Asterisk 1.6, which has wildly different APIs to 1.4, and we already know that we will need to completely re-engineer our dial plans, and Asterisk DCE device to work with the many changes that the Asterisk people have made (anyone who can help us with this, please step up.)
Thanks for your patience, more news to follow.

Probably quite immature to comment on here, But just a quick question, are we going to use Asterisk 1.6 or 1.8?

just curious.


Users / Ooma Telo
« on: December 05, 2010, 06:14:42 pm »
Hello guys,

I have just purchased Ooma Telo. I tried to look on forum, looks like nobody is using it so far. My brother is already using it since a year , so I decided to buy it too.

I can not explain better than this guy.

Please show me some direction to start with, so that I can use this puppy with Lmce. Is it possible? I do not think it is plug in play, is it?

any input appreciated.

Thank you all. take it easy.

Users / Re: Setup Custom Keys on Logitech DiNovo Mini
« on: December 05, 2010, 06:07:00 pm »
It can be done if the device template is made. I believe steps are same as for adding support to any remote. Please search wiki and you might get an idea.

Users / Re: Setting up MD with Foxconn nt330i for optimum video (HD)
« on: November 27, 2010, 10:54:58 pm »
I am not quite sure , you may want to read information given on mythwiki for VDPAU, could be helpful.

take care.
rule #1 patience.

Users / Re: Setup Custom Keys on Logitech DiNovo Mini
« on: November 24, 2010, 05:50:24 am »
Okey , I would be more than happy to write the answer , Let me try.

first of all there is a wiki page on where you can find some information to get the keys working. in my case the numbers used for home key are different and so it can be different in your case too. How do I find numbers related to my keys? For that, I run command xev in the terminal.

that will open a window and after that press the desired key on your denovo mini, the window will reponse with a number. note those number on a paper. my numbers for those keys are as follows

129; // Home key on the DiNovo (under right) I use it  to act as F7 (main menu)
115; // Windows key (left middle) I used it to act as F8 (sound/lighting)
177; // record button on keyboard. RED button I use it for (fast forward)

(you may try my numbers and it may start working) Once you get those numbers follow these steps.

1. edit the "xfree86" file in /usr/share/X11/xkb/keycodes with your favorite editor. i use nano.  sudo nano /usr/share/X11/xkb/keycodes/xfree86
If you dont have nano somply run sudo apt-get install nano

2. include "xfree86(basic)"
   <BKSL> =  51;
   <LSGT> =  94;
   <FK07> =  129;
   <FK08> =  115;
   <FK06> =  177;

3. save and exit. for nano its ctrl X and say yes
4. restart and enjoy !!

this is for core/hybrid. if you are on MD . every MD has its own image. so you will have to do these changes on every MD.

[i am using logitech denovo succefully and I should create a device template , I tried but did not succeed.]

I hope this helps, if not let me know.


Users / Re: add media files to newly added hard drive
« on: November 20, 2010, 09:20:53 pm »
It is quite easy, if you are using windows you will see Linuxmce in your network share. double click , might ask for the password, I believe the username and password is same as you use for webadmin. ( This is all if you are accessing from internal network).

you will see your 750 hard drive device number, and I story in public if you want or user_1 , ur choice.

hope that helps.

take care. peace.

Users / Re: Strange network problem
« on: October 06, 2010, 05:28:21 pm »
sorry but need more information.

How are you connecting from internal ?

I am guessing your setup is   Modem-------> D link --------------> core ------------- switch -----------> you.

is it? if yes, are you wired or wireless for  internal?

Users / Re: Adding a hard drive
« on: October 06, 2010, 05:21:31 pm »
The hard drive should be picked up by core, and will ask you to use as share. say Yes and since you have bunch of media on it, I am guessing it will take little longer to scan/register your medias. It should be out of the box.

If not,, from the orbiter, manage drives, you should see your usb drive there.

Hope that helps.

Users / Re: need help to make a grub CD for netboot.
« on: July 31, 2010, 06:50:27 am »
I just found the topic. Excellent guide.

Thank you very much.

I am working on it.. if I get stuck I will post here.

Thanks a lot again. :)

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