[mythtv-users] Android frontend for FireTv cube 4k?

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 23:55:35 UTC 2019


On 02/02/2019 22:19, John Lundell wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I tried installing the android mythtv frontend from the mythtv wiki 
> Android page on an Amazon FireTV cube 4k but it does not work. The 
> installation of the app went well (I used the 32bit 20190124 version) 
> but when I launch the app, the screen displays the MythTV logo for a 
> second and then goes black and nothing else happens.
> 
> Is there anything I can do to make this work? Looking at the amazon page 
> for the device, it uses a different gpu than the firestick4k (Mali450 
> mp3 for the cube vs a IMG GE8300 for the stick) so maybe this will not work.
> 
> Any suggestion for things to try would be appreciated, thanks,
> 
> John

You might find the adb logging facility useful. see 'adb --help' and 
this link from Peter.  I suppose there perhaps should be some kind of 
health warning here...

http://lists.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2018-November/398371.html

> As long as you have developer mode set on your android/fire device and adb on your computer, run this to see the mythfrontend log:
> adb connect <device-name-or-ip-address>
> adb logcat mfe:D *:S |& tee /tmp/android.log
> This displays it on the screen and simultaneously logs it to /tmp/android.log

John P


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