[mythtv-users] Amazon fire stick 4K

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 18:52:45 UTC 2018



On 12/11/18 8:13 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 11/12/2018 03:51, Peter Bennett wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 12/10/18 6:51 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
>>> No. h264. I just played it with vdpau with no problem, cpu around 
>>> 10%. I'll look again tomorrow.
>>>
>> I have heard that interlaced h264 may be a problem. We do not have 
>> that here, so I have not done much testing of it.
>
> I have run some tests and put a 17 second sample here.  There is some 
> interlace activity.
>
> https://www.mediafire.com/file/721ym2d1yftgfnd/firestick_test_h264.txt/file 
>
>
> https://www.mediafire.com/file/d8qgxxg87a1q4ca/firestick_test_h264.ts/file 
>
>
> John
>
> _______________________________________________

If you have interlaced h264 I recommend that you update your video 
playback profile to use software decode for h264. You can just type 
"mpeg2video h264" to select both in a profile entry.

Peter


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