[mythtv-users] MythTV on Raspberry Pi 3B+?

James Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Thu Dec 12 13:56:21 UTC 2019

The RP4 is so much faster; you can do all the video in software as long as
your TV is 1080p and not 4K UHD. I've had very little luck with 4K on the
RP4.  on a 1080p TV the mpeg2 is perfect without hardware acceleration.

On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 8:49 AM Per Jessen <per at computer.org> wrote:

> Jim Abernathy wrote:
> > I find that as a mythtv frontend the RP3B+ is best using LibreELEC
> > Kodi 18 with the mythtv addon.  Running raspbian buster with
> > mythtv-light works, but not as smooth video as the Kodi on LibreELEC.
> Thanks Jim - okay, that might be something to try out too.
> > If Santa leaves you a Raspberry PI 4 4GB under your tree you can make
> > a complete mythtv FE and BE in one box if your have networked tuners
> > like HDHR Quatro or Duo.
> I didn't think the Raspi4 had any hw video acceleration?  Looking at my
> current results on the Raspi3B+, that is a must (hopefully I'll get it
> to work).
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