[RDD] Rivendell Running on Raspberry Pi 2

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Jul 6 13:23:43 EDT 2015


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brian" <theturtle32 at gmail.com>

> Another option, as you pointed out, Marc, would be to use a Pi as a remote
> X11 display for RDAirPlay running in a VM on a racked server with AoIP
> drivers. Or use VNC, etc. The cost savings isn't as substantial, since
> you're still shelling out for a server with enough processing horsepower to
> comfortably run potentially multiple VM instances with mission-critical
> playout responsibilities... but then even if the Pis crash and burn,
> RDAirPlay will continue running unaffected. 

This seems like a good time to point out that this was Fred's original design
architecture. I'm not clear why he changed course.

I should also point out that HP DL series servers are great for this sort
of work, and stupidly cheap enough on eBay that you can buy two.

Cheers,
-- jra
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