[mythtv-users] cidbcast mythudprelay and caller id on my laptop?
daveshome at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 12:05:35 EST 2005
I found a way to do it. Might not be the most efficient but it works.
I run this on my laptop.
ngrep '' udp port 6948|osd_cat -p middle -c yellow -f
Whoo hoo it works.
The only thing left to do is fire up sed and strip out all the xml stuff.
On 11/3/05, David Won <daveshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ick. It's a windows program.
> I'm on a new track now.
> Using netcat I can do this.
> netcat listen for UDP on port 6948.
> nc -l -u -p 6948
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <mythnotify version="1"><container name="notify_cid_info"><textarea
> name="notify_cid_line"><value>LINE #1</value></textarea><textarea
> name="notify_cid_name"><value>NAME: JOE SCHMOE</value></textarea><textarea
> name="notify_cid_num"><value>NUM : (301)
> 555-1212</value></textarea><textarea name="notify_cid_dt"><value>DATE: 11/3
> TIME: 10:8</value></textarea></container></mythnotify>
> Spits out the XML that is broadcast. Now all I have to do is strip out the
> name and number and send it to osd right. Nope..... It only works for the
> first connection. I have to restart netcat after each time.
> From the man page
> "*-u* Use UDP instead of TCP. On most platforms, *nc* will behave as if
> a connection is established until it receives an ICMP packet
> indicating that there is no program listening to what it sends."
> Now I have to figure out a way for netcat to start listening again.
> getting there slowly but surely.
> On 11/3/05, Dennis Hand <4hands at earthlink.net> wrote:
> > >I'm currently using caller ID, cidbcast and mythudprelay to put the
> > phone
> > >caller onto myth's OSD. It works great. What I would like to figure out
> > is
> > >if anybody knows how to grab this broadcasted info and put it onto my
> > laptop
> > >or other desktops . I know cidbcast get's the caller ID info and
> > broadcasts
> > >it on port 6948. mythudprelay then recieves this info and translates
> > it's
> > >XML to an output XML that myth requires. mythtvosd then recieves this
> > and
> > >put's it on the screen for myth.
> > >Since the info is being broadcast there should be a way to grab it and
> > >display it with xosd on a desktop not currently running myth.
> > >Any ideas?
> > Try this out and see if it's what your looking for.
> > http://thomas.lea.com/cidsystray.html
> > Dennis
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