Author Topic: Video Disk Recorder (VDR) broken?  (Read 4634 times)

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Re: Video Disk Recorder (VDR) broken?
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2007, 01:53:25 pm »
I spent some time to configure VDR under Plutohome about year ago. But without luck, unfortunately. What I'd like to suggest is check if vdr works as stand-alone application. The difference between integration MyhTV and VDR in the Plutohome/LinuxMCE is that MythTV is a part of the system. Possible Pluthome/LinuxMCE won't work without it at all. But VDR's integration is very pure and it supposes that VDR is installed and configured before run under Plutohome/LinuxMCE.

Actually, it'd be great to have a choice between MythTV and VDR. Here is a thread on German VDR forum about integration with Plutohome - http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=32551  if somebody is interested in it.

What you get after installing the linuxmce-0704 release in terms of vdr is a hang-over from an much earlier attempt to integrate vdr in Pluto and it is broken. We have vdr 1.4.7 working well under linuxmce-0704 but it is still undergoing testing. So I can't say how long  it will be before it will be available. But the intention is that is will be.
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Re: Video Disk Recorder (VDR) broken?
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2007, 04:06:23 pm »
What you get after installing the linuxmce-0704 release in terms of vdr is a hang-over from an much earlier attempt to integrate vdr in Pluto and it is broken. We have vdr 1.4.7 working well under linuxmce-0704 but it is still undergoing testing. So I can't say how long  it will be before it will be available. But the intention is that is will be.

Good news! I'll try to setup VDR and test it with LinuxMCE. At least in current base stage.
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Re: Video Disk Recorder (VDR) broken?
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2007, 08:21:32 am »
I think I got this fixed now, changed the "disabeled" field in the "Devices" table to "1" which prevents them from being started.

And then I reckoned there probably was a setting like that in the web-admin as well.  Indeed, when you select the device from the drop-down box in the devices-tree, there is an option "disabled", which is now checked for these devices...

So now I'm just going to try and turn the "vlc" and "vdr" options (that got me in trouble in the first place) off again and then try and remove those devices manually in the web-admin devices-tree.  That seems to me like it would be the easiest and cleanest way to fix. 

That is pretty good news indeed nite_man, any luck so far?
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