[mythtv-users] Amazon fire stick 4K

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 10 23:51:20 UTC 2018

On 10/12/2018 23:32, Peter Bennett wrote:
> 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. 
> (https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Android#Amazon_Fire_TV_Stick_4K).
> Peter

No. h264. I just played it with vdpau with no problem, cpu around 10%. 
I'll look again tomorrow.


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