[mythtv-users] Amazon fire stick 4K

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 23:32:26 UTC 2018

On 12/10/18 5:51 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
> This time I tried an old (Feb 2016) DVB-T2 1920x1080 at 25.00fps 
> recording that seems to have escaped my post-processing efforts, and 
> it locked up perhaps 30 seconds in, during the closing scenes of the 
> programme before.  That was with mediacodec decoding.  It's playing 
> fine and looking good with ffmpeg decoding, although all 4 cores are 
> at around 90% load in scenes with a lot of detail; I think I've seen 
> one, of a crowd of flamingos, cited in the past as a test.  The image 
> quality makes me think I should perhaps replace my defunct HD tuner 
> after all.
Mediacodec locks up on the Fire Stick 4K when playing MPEG2. Was this an 
MPEG2 recording? Do you have a profile that forces MPEG2 to use standard 
decoding? You need that. 


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