Re: Media Network Demo: Black Sand and Netbook


Tom Zanussi <tom.zanussi@...>
 

On Thu, 2010-10-21 at 15:44 -0700, Darren Hart wrote:
I build mediatomb and rygel live atom-pc images from today's poky/master
+ meta-demo/master. I booted mediatomb on the BlackSand and rygel on the
netbook. I had to manually start the rygel renderer on the netbook. I
didn't see gupnp-av-cp on the rygel image as I expected and the
gupnp-universal-cp command failed to start on the netbook (via a sato
terminal) complaining about missing icons. If I tried to stabrt this
over an ssh - connection, the gupnp-universal-cp started fine (strange).

I could run gupnp-av-cp from my laptop (Ubuntu 10.10) and play music
from mediatomb on the rygel renderer. (YAY)

What I'd like to see is for gupnp-av-cp to start automatically after the
sato desktop loads on each renderer. This would make each renderer a
standalone player.

So, it's functional (awesome!) and I see these ARs as pending for the
demo images:

[ ] add gupnp-av-cp to the rygel image
I think this is already done - I have it on my image and it works for
me.

[ ] start rygel on boot (after networking)
[ ] start gupnp-av-cp after the sato desktop loads on the rygel image
[ ] setup networking on each of the non-nas images to dhcp on eth0
eth0 on the rygel image seems to come up ok, it's just the mediatomb
image that doesn't afaics. I'll probably look into this tonight.

I also added a small change in tom/demo that allows the mediatomb image
to do nfs. After doing that, I was able to mount an nfs share from my
laptop on the Black Sand, and have mediatomb add all the media there.

Tom

With the above, each image should boot to a functional state with no
manual interference required.

How much of the above is already planned and how much do we need to get
an owner for?

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