[mythtv-users] Mythtv-frontend memory usage?

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 11:14:34 UTC 2018

On 05/12/2018 10:19, James Abernathy wrote:
> On 12/5/18 5:09 AM, John wrote:

>> I find the panning judder on the pi with myth 29 unacceptable at 
>> 1280i. Version 30 pre is an improvement with the new sync mechanism 
>> and I find 720i acceptable on a 32ins TV. Kodi gives perfect pictures 
>> at 1280 if you are ok with the interface. Using Rasbian out of the box 
>> with 256m screen memory and Steppes theme not suffering memory issues,
>> The Firestick 4K is a game changer with picture quality as good as 
>> Nvidia. It is not however currently reliable enough for production use,
>> The Firestick 4K is much bett
> Interesting feedback.  I have 3 questions:
> 1. Are we talking about this Firestick 4K? 
> (https://www.amazon.com/Introducing-Fire-TV-Stick-4K-with-All-New-Alexa-Voice-Remote/dp/B079QHML21/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1544004803&sr=8-3&keywords=fire+stick+4k)
That site says it doesn't ship to the UK, where 'we' both are.  Peter 
will no doubt be using a US version.

> 2. Will the ethernet adapter I use on my non-4k version of the Fire 
> Stick work on the new 4K version?

Not much info visible.  Perhaps.  the unit has only a mini-usb socket, 
the adapter has ethernet port, usb socket and lead-with-mini-usb-plug. 
In my daughter's house wifi works well with 1080p and the router in the 
attic, but it might not for you.

> 3. Will Version 30 Pre Frontend on RP3 server video from my 29.1 backend?

I believe Peter has said that it will at present but cross-version 
operation is not always possible.

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John P
> Jim A

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