[mythtv] Re: Myth & The Media MVP

Ian Caulfield imc25 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Sep 26 10:51:36 UTC 2005

On Sun, 25 Sep 2005, Alex Barger wrote:

> Thanks Greg.
> I did a xhost on the dest. host before I logged into the mythserver. I had to 
> go into my XDM configuration and allow remote connections in there, rebooted 
> and then it let me connect. I then made a new config directory and changed 
> the "LocalHostName" parameter to be a new name. When I got into play a 
> recording I just get a blue screen but am able to use all the keyboard 
> commands. Tried changing my settings, including the VideoDefaultPlayer to
> mplayer -fs -zoom -quiet -display %s

You don't want to try running a video player over X - it'll stream 
uncompressed video over the network even if it does work!


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