[mythtv] HD Video frame drops with Android Frontend on Fire Stick
support at openmedia.co.nz
Wed Jun 26 23:00:41 UTC 2019
>> On 6/24/19 5:14 AM, OpenMedia Support wrote:
>>> Currently running with -
>>> Hardware - Fire TV Gen 3 Pendant version.
>>> I've followed the setup guide under
>>> This option isn't present in this build
>>> - Advanced Playback Settings -> Allow YV12
>>> I've tried this option on and off and I still get a lot of frame drops
>>> - Advanced Playback Settings -> Extra stage
>>> I've also tried with/without the de-blocking filter and it doesn't make
>>> To reproduce the issue set the playback profile as per the guide above
>>> then via the setup wizard try to play "Test High Definition"
>>> Let me know if there is any more debug information I can provide.
>> If you use a fire stick (non-4K) you will have a lot of dropped frames.
>> That is a known issue that will be addressed when we get to direct
>> rendering (That is being worked on by Mark Kendall, see 2019-render
> Just to clarify - I'm testing with the Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa
> Voice Remote,
> This is a slightly earlier model to the current Fire TV Stick 4K
> I actually have both of these devices and they are running exactly the
> same firmware. From an overall hardware specs perspective I was hoping
> that the Android build would behave the same on both units.
Just re-testing with the latest build -
I'm also getting these frame drop errors on the Test Standard Definition
06-26 17:52:31.690 3074 3410 I MediaCodecLogger:
org.mythtv.mythfrontend.HW.video.avc Dropping frame
If I change my playback profile to OpenGL Normal the Standard and Hi Def
samples play without issue, but other 720p and 1080 videos still produce
the Dropping frame errors.
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