[mythtv-users] Raspberry Pi 5

Steve Greene sgreene820 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 19:20:09 UTC 2023


Actually I changed the audio readahead to 500ms. That seems to have worked.

Steve

Steve Greene
(301) 842-8923
historicity.co
An independent archival professional specializing in still photography,
moving images and recorded sound.


On Sat, Dec 30, 2023 at 2:16 PM Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Try using it wired ethernet and see if the frame drop goes away.
>
> On Dec 30, 2023, at 1:24 PM, Steve Greene <sgreene820 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have it up and running. I'm connecting via home wifi. Playback of MPEG2
> drops frame and occasionally drops audio. I'm using the V4L2 decoder, and
> oddly enough, LiveTV is better than playing back recordings.
>
> Steve
>
> Steve Greene
> (301) 842-8923
> historicity.co
> An independent archival professional specializing in still photography,
> moving images and recorded sound.
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 20, 2023 at 6:33 PM Monkey Pet <monkeypet at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 19, 2023 at 2:14 PM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Dec 19, 2023 at 5:06 PM Steve Greene <sgreene820 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I just bit on one as a frontend. I noticed our documentation is
>>>> probably older than the rollout on this model. Has anyone used it? Any
>>>> changes I should know about?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Steve
>>>>
>>>> Steve Greene
>>>> (301) 842-8923
>>>> historicity.co
>>>> An independent archival professional specializing in still photography,
>>>> moving images and recorded sound.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I did see on the Mythtv Forum that someone got it working on a P5 with
>>> Ubuntu and RPI OS
>>>
>>> https://forum.mythtv.org/viewtopic.php?p=26997#p26997
>>>
>>
>> Mostly it on the Pi 4/5 MythTV works out of the box after compiling
>> mythtv from sources,  I wrote a bit more here. The Pi 5 is noticeably
>> faster than the Pi 5.
>>
>> Don't forget to buy the heatsink, the official heatsink/fan is really
>> good, there was a review on it compared to other solutions and it came out
>> as the best. After I got the heatsink, I overclocked it a bit, didn't
>> really have to, but why not, right?
>>
>> https://forum.mythtv.org/viewtopic.php?p=26986#p26986
>> (pasted below)
>>
>> On the Raspberry Pi 4, eventually things stabilized to the point where it
>> was usable as one of my primary MythTV frontends which I used daily. The
>> jump forward and backwards and menu system were a bit laggy, but everything
>> was usable.
>>
>> I upgraded to the Raspberry Pi 5, after compiling v33 mythtv from the
>> source, everything just worked smoothly out of the box with no tuning, no
>> overclocking, menus responsive, jump forward and backward was quick. But
>> since I had adequate cooling, I am running the Raspberry Pi 5 overclocked
>> from 2.4Ghz to -> 2.9Ghz. Unfortunately, 3.0Ghz wasn't stable for me and
>> kept crashing. Also I am not running 4k since my TV is just HD 1080p.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Jim A
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