[mythtv-users] Can you play a DVD on a Frontend machine?
joevph at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 10 23:55:22 EST 2004
Xine has native lirc support, like MythTV, so it's a
matter of mapping the functions that you use to your
remote control via a .lircrc file. Xine has a lot of
functions, so you're really only limited to how many
buttons your remote control has.
I have no problems with the basics on my remote
control (a URC-6131, it's a PVR universal remote).
I've got things like Stop, Play, Rew, FF, previous and
next chapter, exit, etc. mapped. I haven't mapped
some of the more exotic functions that I'd never use.
--- Mike Jasper <e394td at comcast.net> wrote:
> Joe, can you do all of the xine DVD playback on the
> frontend via a
> remote control? Or do you have to use a keyboard?
> Joe Votour wrote:
> > You would put the DVD-ROM in the frontend machine.
> > Also on the frontend, you would install your DVD
> > playback sofrware of choice and configure MythDVD
> > use it. I'm using Xine, I used to use Ogle, but
> > Xine on the recommendation of a few people from
> > list, and I love it.
> > -- Joe
> > --- Malcolm <mythtv at lds.dyndns.org> wrote:
> >>I'm confused. Would the DVD-Rom drive have to be
> >>the frontend machine or
> >>the backend? or could it be both? I'm going to
> >>building a frontend box
> >>and I'm curious as to how it works.
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