[mythtv] seperating backend/frontend

Chris cisip at sprintmail.com
Tue Jan 14 22:11:29 EST 2003


Heres the link http://rooster.stanford.edu/~ben/projects/rcenter.php

On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 21:56, Chris wrote:
> lirc can execute scripts. If there is a console command to manipulate
> the alsamixer, you can ask lirc to do that.  Also Ive come accross a
> progra , i think it is xkbd that will emulate a keyboard in X.  I havent
> played with it yet but supposedly it will allow you to write scripts
> that pass commands to for example press Alt 1 to change workspace. Ive
> lost the url that showed how to do this though. If there is a way to run
> a script in the server from the client machine, then you might be able
> to configure lirc on the client to call that script to emulate a
> keypress on the server.  Just ideas. 
> 
> On Wed, 2003-01-15 at 01:27, Johann Klemmack wrote:
> > I think he wants to keep his backend server in a closet, yes, but the IR
> > detector on the front-end one, since that's the one that's pretty and quiet
> > and out in the open.  When the frontend server get lirc data, it will
> > magically transport that signal across his network to the backend server and
> > give MythTV the virtual kespress commands to change the channel.  I'm
> > tempted to say an rsh program could do it, though I don't have much
> > familiarity with that.  Anyone with a better idea than running a second
> > ethernet cable?
> > 
> > BTW, anyone have thoughts on getting lirc to change the volume?
> > 
> > Johann
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: mythtv-dev-admin at snowman.net
> > > [mailto:mythtv-dev-admin at snowman.net]On Behalf Of Nathan Ziarek
> > > Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 10:13 PM
> > > To: mythtv-dev at snowman.net
> > > Subject: RE: [mythtv] seperating backend/frontend
> > >
> > >
> > > I don't understand...you have your MythBackend server in a closet
> > > somewhere and have your MythFrontend machine in your entertainment
> > > center. You want to use your remote, which I understand _has_ to be
> > > connected to your TV Card and hence Backend server, when that machine
> > > isn't even present?
> > >
> > > Not trying to be critical, I just don't understand what you are
> > > asking...
> > >
> > > Nate
> > >
> > >
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