[mythtv-users] FireTV 4K stick

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 20:54:32 UTC 2019

On 26/08/2019 16:54, Peter Bennett wrote:
> On 8/26/19 7:35 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
>> I've just gone through the setting backend process again, and got as 
>> far as the blue left-hand bar with a lens and an android green logo; 
>> then got the Android home screen again...
>> ''''''''
>> I've tried some more, but even after clearing the app data (272KB), 
>> restarting is unpredictable and using the on-screen keyboard to enter 
>> the IP address gets discouraging.  This system has 409 recordings.
> Possibly a problem with more that 128 titles as David Engel had 
> encountered. See the other email.
> If you can capture a full logcat when the application exits unexpectedly 
> I should be able to find the root cause.
>> I have had good full-screen playback of DVB-T2 HD content with stereo 
>> - but then the picture froze while the audio continued;  behaviour 
>> seen earlier with frontend and mediacodec.  Playback of HD recordings 
>> with multichannel sound just gives the rotating arrow, or, later, an 
>> active but non-functional playback-control screen.
>> It's difficult to make connections between the logs and events. At one 
>> stage the JavaBinder reported that:
>> BinderProxy is being destroyed but the application did not call 
>> unlinkToDeath to unlink all of its death recipients beforehand. 
>> Releasing leaked death recipient 
>> com.amazon.whisperlink.android.transport.messenger.TMessengerTransport
> This message looks unrelated to the problems with leanback frontend.


was created with 'adb logcat | grep -i myth' and starts before I 
expected it to.  It has several false starts and then a few sections of 
playback including the HD news where the video freezes.  It might help...


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