[mythtv-users] HD Hiomerun works better in HDHomeRun viewer than MythTV
jayf0ster at roadrunner.com
Thu Jan 24 23:52:57 UTC 2019
On 1/24/2019 3:46 PM, Don Brett wrote:
> On 1/3/2019 1:42 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 2:39 PM Don Brett <dlbrett at zoominternet.net>
>>> Thanks Gary; network questions and dropped packets seem to be the
>>> consensus so far. I tried the network test from the Silicon Dust
>>> thread; it worked perfectly, with zero errors. I assume
>>> hdhomerun_config is using TCP.
>> Nope, hdhomerun_config uses UDP, just like MythTV.
>> But it is *critcal* to run the test on the same system
>> as the MythTV BE. There are many issues with some
>> system(s) and their hardware and/or drivers and/or
>> configuration of the IP stack that can be a contributing
> Not sure why this test didn't work before, but it does now. I
> verified the pixelation was happening in myth, then ran the test on
> that same RF channel, directly on the be/fe box, for 104 minutes.
> Results are:
> don at nick:~$ hdhomerun_config FFFFFFFF set /tuner0/channel auto:36
> don at nick:~$ hdhomerun_config FFFFFFFF save /tuner0 null
> .........several row of dots..........
> -- Video statistics --
> 11,480,828 packets received, 0 overflow errors, 0 network errors, 0
> transport errors, 0 sequence errors.
> It looks like the test received over 11 million packets, with no
> errors. I'm not sure what this means....same hardware, same OS, same
> TCP stack...what's next?
> PS - Transmitter info is below; I've noticed that TV channel 21 is
> less bad than 27 and 33. I located my attenuator. I'll install it
> and see what happens.
> The local channels are 21, 27, and 33
> Distance Heading RF channel TV channel
> 4 mi 351 deg auto:20 21.1
> 4 mi 351 deg auto:20 21.2
> 2 mi 353 deg auto:36 27.1
> 2 mi 353 deg auto:36 27.2
> 2 mi 353 deg auto:36 33.1
> 2 mi 353 deg auto:36 33.2
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Are you using software decode or hardware decode (VDPAU, VAAPI) in
MythTV? Note the decode option can be configured differently from the
rendering option (also software or hardware (VDPAU, VAAPI)).
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