[vdr] Controlling xineplayer?

C.Y.M syphir at syphir.sytes.net
Tue Mar 14 00:44:13 CET 2006

Reinhard Nissl wrote:
> Hi,
> C.Y.M wrote:
>>>>> I decided to test the latest mplayer plugin (0.9.14) with
>>>>> xine-0.7.7 and
>>>>> vdr-1.3.44 by replacing the MPLAYER variable in mplayer.sh.conf with
>>>>> "xineplayer".  I changed the control mode in mplayer's options to
>>>>> "Traditional"
>>>>> but when I try to stop the playback, nothing responds.  Is there any
>>>>> way to
>>>>> control the player once it has been started?  It seems vdr does not
>>>>> respond to
>>>>> the remote control once I start mplayer using xineplayer.
>>>> Hhm, I didn't test this functionality with 0.7.x releases. Maybe it is
>>>> broken. I'll have to test this tomorrow evening.
>>> I'm sorry, I cannot reproduce your issue. It works here as expected,
>>> with VDR's keyboard remote as well as vdr-xine's remote via xine-ui.
>>> Traditional mode only allows you to stop replaying. There are plans to
>>> change this, but so far I didn't "want" to find time to emulate mplayers
>>> output by xineplayer.
>> What I have done is taken a Nexus-S and run it in softmode with xine. 
>> I am
>> using the original configuration of my remote.conf that I would use in
>> standard
>> operating mode.  I am trying to control xine with a Nexus remote control.
>> Everything seems to work as expected except when I try to operate
>> xineplayer for
>> some reason.
> Hhm, when I start replaying an external file (of resolution 352x240) and
> hit the blue button (which stops replaying) I get the following output
> on console:
> SetPlayMode: 5
> vdr-xine: external connecting ...
> vdr-xine: external connected!
> osd: (0, 0)-(352, 240)
> SetPlayMode: 0
> Do you get "SetPlayMode: 0"?
> Are you able to open VDR's main menu and stop replaying there?

No, the remote does not respond to any remote keys until after the file has
finished playing.

> Bye.

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