[mythtv] OpenMAX/Raspberry Pi 2 support
todd.ignasiak at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 05:52:54 UTC 2015
On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 5:56 AM, Chris Weiland <chrisjweiland at gmail.com>
> >Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2015 23:36:52 +0200
> >From: Kenni Lund <kenni at kelu.dk>
> >To: Development of MythTV <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
> >Subject: Re: [mythtv] OpenMAX/Raspberry Pi 2 support
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> >If you want to implement OpenMAX support in MythTV, you might want to
> >have a look at the (now discontinued?) Torc DVR project. It's a fork
> >of MythTV by a former MythTV developer, and according to the README,
> >OpenMAX support should be working for video decoding:
> >https://github.com/Torc/torc <https://github.com/Torc/torc>
> >Best regards
> Sigh...why did I subscribe in digest mode? Sorry for any weirdness with
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> Hmm, good catch. I'll look into it. Additional examples are always
> Luckily, video decoding/rendering is actually relatively easy with
> OpenMAX. I've had way more trouble with audio. So I'm not too worried
> about getting video up and running. I hope to leverage the existing audio
> code in MythTV, but I just wanted to get the opinion of the developers on
> that. I do have a little worry about A/V sync (although shouldn't be too
> bad) and stereoscopic output as I don't have a 3D TV to test with.
That's excellent.. I'm sure you'll find a lot of interest in a Pi2
I recently installed OpenElec on my Pi2 to try Kodi. Once I added the
MPEG-2 license video was quite good. But, the video skip ahead performance
was pretty slow. For someone accustomed to MythTV, it seemed really
unresponsive. I'd love to see a mythfontend running on the Pi2.
> And Joe, I'd much rather have a fully integrated player rather than
> launching an external one. It would probably be pretty trivial to launch
> omxplayer from mythtv, but like you said, you lose a lot of functionality
> that way.
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