egeekial at comcast.net
Fri Jul 1 00:47:15 EDT 2005
I wish mythtvosd would display information no matter what you're doing
(ie. not just watched a recording). Would this be difficult to implement?
George Nassas wrote:
> On 30-Jun-05, at 11:16 PM, Devan Lippman wrote:
>> trying to play around with mythtvosd but I can't really find much
>> information on it. I have tried running the following command but I
>> don't get any output to the screen while watching a recording.
>> # mythtvosd --template=/src/mythtv/programs/mythtvosd/alert.xml
>> --alert_text='hello' --bcastaddr=127.0.0.1
>> Sent UDP/XML packet to IP 127.0.0.1 and port: 6948
> You have to have mythudprelay running, I always have it running as a
> daemon. It listens on port 4958 and rearranges whatever it sees to a
> format that myth likes/requires and rebroadcasts that on port 6949
> which is what the frontend listens to. All the info is in the
> contrib/mythnotify directory. Search callerid in the dev archives for
> the rationale. I only skimmed it but I believe the why is there and
> the how is in the mythnotify directory.
> - George
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