[mythtv] Mediacodec problem with fire stick 4K
johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 09:34:05 UTC 2018
On 07/12/2018 00:40, Aman Gupta wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 1:52 PM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com
> <mailto:pb.mythtv at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 12/6/18 1:01 PM, Aman Gupta wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 4:01 PM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com
>> <mailto:pb.mythtv at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 12/5/18 6:13 PM, Aman Gupta wrote:
>> > I've gotten reports that this freeze issue also happens with
>> > MediaCodec decoding on the 4K Stick, which further suggests
>> this is an
>> > issue with ffmpeg's mediacodec wrapper.
>> I have been running mediacodec playing h264 video on a fire
>> stick 4K for
>> a few hours each day for a couple of weeks and I have not seen
>> any freeze.
>> Good to know. It's possible the h264 freezes are happening only in
>> the UK with interlaced h264.
>> Are you experiencing freezes on mpeg2 decoding right away or
>> several minutes after playback begins?
> mpeg2 decoding freezes immediately I start playing. I may see one or
> two frames, but no more than that.
> Interesting, in my testing it decodes fine for 20-40minutes before
> locking up. However I am using Surface-based (zero-copy) rendering.
I just retried my first (two weeks ago) tests of VLC with full
acceleration on a recording from BBC FOUR remuxed to a DVD-like mpg. As
before, playback was good for several minutes; then the video hung and
the sound played on.
Now mythfrontend is working well for me in the UK with the settings
recommended in the wiki and DVB-T/T2 material. I haven't recently tried
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