[mythtv-users] mythfrontend on ASRock NUC
jam at tigger.ws
Mon Aug 2 04:11:58 UTC 2021
> On 2 Aug 2021, at 9:01 am, James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to get mythfrontend to work properly without a ton of video tearing and shearing on my new ASRock NUC 1165G7. It's an 11th Gen Core i7 mobile part,
> I've tried Linux Mint 20.2, Ubuntu 21.04, PopOS and all have video problems and all use the Ubuntu kernel 5.11, and Xorg server.
> I was having no luck getting help with this new hardware.
> It turns out that Kodi has the same issue using the mythtv addon. I was thinking it had to be related to older kernels or mesa drivers. I'm out of my element here.
> Today I installed Archlinux/XFCE4 with kernel 5.13.7 and mythfrontend v31.0-162 and everything is working fine as you'd expect for this much hardware performance. I'm using OpenGL High Quality with 4 CPUs in all this testing. Vaapi was a non-starter.
> I don't know what made this work. Was it the newer kernel, newer Xserver, etc.
> Archlinux is a lot of work to install and keep working so I'd like to move back to *buntu based frontend, but not sure when this will work.
> Any ideas?
Jim manjaro is arch but much easier to manage (but to be fair arch is not hard just very . . . fiddly (apologies Jonn) the thesaurous does not do justice https://www.wordhippo.com/what-is/another-word-for/fiddly.html. But it is just fiddly.
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