[mythtv] SlimServer integration ?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Mar 7 15:19:29 UTC 2007

Erland Isaksson <erland_i at hotmail.com> writes:

> SlimServer doesn't act as a upnp server, it is a streaming server very 
> tightly integrated with the playback hardware (the 
> SqueezeBox/Transporter). The SqueezeBox/Transporter can only talk to the 
> SlimServer, it is not possible to exchange the SlimServer with something 
> else unless you re-implement the SlimProto protocol which is used 
> between the SqueezeBox/Transporter and the SlimServer. Making a 
> replacement server for the SlimServer would be a huge job. The playback 
> devices (SqueezeBox/Transporter) are slim devices with very little logic 
> in the device itself, instead most of the logic is implemented on the 
> server side (in the SlimServer).

Check out www.omnilala.com -- they're server can talk to the slim.

> /Erland

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