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Network Media uPnP
I wrote last time about setting up my Linksys router with DD-WRT and sharing my media on the local network with a USB storage drive. I had intended to also install a Universal Plug and Play (uPnP) media server on the router, but never could find a good media server that ran on embedded Linux. I tried uShare, and it worked OK, but only with my pictures. I also attempted to run TwonkyMedia, but never could get it installed on the router. A friendly request in the Twonky Vision forums went unanswered, ......

Posted On Saturday, November 29, 2008 11:38 AM

Linksys WRT350N, DD-WRT, USB Storage, Samba, and uPNP
I'm writing this post for two reasons: 1) To preserve the details of the steps I took to get this all working, and also 2) To help others who might be looking to do the same thing. While I'm not a complete Linux noob, some simple things still are not clear to me, and in other cases, there is conflicting information available on getting DD-WRT running with USB and Samba, so I'm clarifying here what worked for me. Background I've had a Windows server running over the years for various reasons. As of ......

Posted On Friday, November 21, 2008 8:32 AM

Motorola Cable Box and DVI Error
I upgraded to HD from Comcast a few weeks ago. I received a new HD box (Motorola DCH-3200) to be able to get 1080i programming. However, when I plugged in the HDMI cable into the TV and cable box, the cable box would always power on, go through the power on self-tests, and then lock up, displaying DUI / DU1 in the display. This, I found out, is the digital display of the word 'DVI'. I googled the error, and only found a few people who experienced it, although there was enough information to infer ......

Posted On Monday, March 24, 2008 9:55 AM

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