[RDD] Rivendell Running on Raspberry Pi 2
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.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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