[mythtv] Re: Myth & The Media MVP
tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon Sep 26 14:13:48 UTC 2005
Alex Barger wrote:
> (Sorry for attempting to post this multiple time.)
> I was just thinking about that today, how strange. I have been working
> on implenting a LTSP configuration at my office for our hp t5525 thin
> clients and just spent some time redirecting displays with them. They
> are too expensive $400 each for this purpose. Problem with LTSP is
> that X and the other stuff takes about 55mb of ram. So if you go the
> path of mvpmc (not sure if they already have this included or not) I
> found this uClibc X server
> Does anyone know if mythfrontend can connect to remote display?
> Inheirently it should be able to, I beleive this is an OS thing. Also
> not sure if kdrive supports remote connections. Anyway, I attempted
> this quickly on my desktop machine and was unable to connect.
> On client machine did a quick test
> # service iptables stop
> # xhost +
> # ssh mythserver
> # export DISPLAY=192.168.0.10:0.0
> # mythfrontend
> No dice, unable to connect to X server ....
> I tried to connect with another program and was unable to connect with
> that either. I'll keep at it.
> Alex Barger
Although I've not tried it, there is an option for this in mythfrontend:
mythfrontend -display X-server Create GUI on X-server, not
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