[mythtv-users] Alternative to zbox for a frontend

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Tue Sep 12 22:22:56 UTC 2017

On 12/09/2017 19:58, Mike Bibbings wrote:
> I am in the UK
> Frame rate switching can be done on the pi without a reboot, I don't 
> know the technical details.
> Kodi can and does do this ( by default it is off but can be enabled to 
> run at stop/start). I have just tried this with my Samsung TV and it 
> auto switched from 50Hz to 24Hz, when I played 24p video content and 
> back to 50Hz
> Note Kodi 17.4 Git:20170822-d640e9a747-di is now in Raspbian repo for 
> Debian Stretch, as is the kodi- pvr.mythtv plugin (which works with my 
> mythtv 30-pre backend).
> For Live TV change Tuning timeout (pvr.mythtv Advanced tab) from 5 
> seconds to 10 seconds when using DVB-T/T2 tuners in mythbackend, 
> otherwise you might get Channel Unavailable message.

That's useful to know. I'll see if I can find the commit in the kodi
repo that added that feature for the pi.

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