Serving up Plex/TV

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Wed May 4 14:24:49 PDT 2016

Yah, I don't think it will work.  I know there is some work being done on
web cam interfaces but I don't think anything is close to operational yet
(and possibly never).  It hasn't been a focus.  Sorry Bernard!


On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:36 PM, Tim Darby <t+dfbsd at> wrote:

> I don't know about tvheadend, but the last time I checked on Plex, there
> was no version available for DragonFly. When I looked at the FreeBSD port,
> I discovered that it was simply downloading the FreeBSD binary from Plex
> and this can't run on DragonFly. So, unless something has changed, it's not
> possible to run Plex server.
> Tim
> On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Bernard Mentink <bmentink at>
> wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> I am very new to DragonFlyBSD and have just installed it on some hardware
>> to play with and also installed the  Lumina desktop.
>> My interest is in setting up a server to do mainly file and Plex serving
>> tasks.
>> However I can't see any of my necessary apps in the Repo.
>> These are:
>> 1. Plex Media Server
>> 2. Tvheadend
>> Tvheadend will need cuse4bsd.ko kernel module and the webcamd driver to
>> expose my dvb-t device nodes to tvheadend .. (these are all available on
>> FreeBSD)
>> Has any porting effort gone into any of these programs? Or am I on my own
>> .... ;)
>> Cheers,
>> Bernie
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