On Mon, 2009-08-24 at 21:31 +1000, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> 2009/8/24 Seppo Ingalsuo <seppo.ingal...@iki.fi>:
> > On Mon, 2009-08-24 at 09:12 +1000, Torgeir Veimo wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Maybe a streamosd plugin could provide what you need.
> >>
> >
> > I can't find further information about that with Google. Is that an
> > existing project?
> >
> > So, I'm not really having problem with VDR's OSD. I just want three
> > independent user interfaces to each HTPC/television.
> I was merely suggesting a new type of plugin that allows a remote
> client to access and control the osd instance of the vdr server. The
> reason this is a problem is that vdr only have the notion of one osd
> instance, and streamdev doesn't really provide a way of controlling
> this osd.

Yeh, for separate UIs - independent clients, you'd need a single backend
which has the DVB cards, and a series of 'frontend' VDRs (even on the
same PC) which each export a UI .. and then use streamdev to shuffle
video data. I never trusted streamdev as a reliable plugin for a long
time, but it now appears to be quite robust and still under active

Of course sharing recordings / timers adds the usual levels of
complexity, but I don't forsee VDR becoming a full client/server
architecture any time soon so it's likely the best solution for some


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