Topic: Some questions about channelprofiles and widgetparameters
i´ve been writing an Offline-Widgetmaster, to administrate my four Chumbys(C1/C8).
In my current version the tool can create/delete/rename/move channels and also add, delete, rename,move widgets and edit their parameters and widget timings.
As source for the widgets, i use my old saved database from the octopus-tool, and i also have an own_widget directory, to try out or add several foreign flashfiles to chumby offline channels.
But i have some problems after i send the edited (recreated) profiles to chumby, or if i try out some foreign flashfiles life on chumby.
If i´ll test the flashfile compatibility of an foreign flashfile life on chumby, i temporary scp the flashfile to the device and start the .swf with an ssh script.
The script to start the temporary flashfiles:
ping -c 2 127.0.0.1
/usr/bin/chumbyflashplayer.x -i '/mnt/usb/www/clock.swf' -Q &
When i go back to my widgetexplorer, i stop the widget on chumby with:
If i update my edited profile files, i also stop_control_panel, delete the old profile files and scp the new profiles to chumby and sync, before i start_control_panel again.
After these procedures i often have no sound on chumby and btplay doesn´t works.
I tried to kill the btplayd and restart it again, but it doesn´t initialize.
Also there are some widgets like FLV-Player they runs faster than normal in this state.
The only way to get sound back again, is to reboot the Chumby.
Is there an better way to shh-scripted reload channels on device, or a way to reinitialize the sound.
The second question:
I´m searching for the correct setting to set an widget as "stay forever".
There are three timing modes, i know: default, timeout, cooperative.
I know the cooperative mode is a special mode for some widgets, like FLVPlayer, if they´ve been written for operate in cooperative mode, to say if the widget is ready to change to another.
But what´s the different between default and timeout?
Sorry for my horrible english, it´s not my native language :o(