XBMC on Raspberry Pi - Wonder if this will work out? (Historical Discussion Thread)

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I heard from a mate whos a Myth fan... apparently their devs have the boards too.... could be them..
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Will a method of install/release of XBMC be here by when the sweet sweet Pi launches?

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natethomas Wrote:I admit it. I ate the blueberry pie. It was delicious.

Wait, what are we talking about?

Blackberry Pi

.. hmm not that's not it either Eek

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XBMC on Raspberry Pi SCALE 10x 2012
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Hitcher Wrote:XBMC on Raspberry Pi SCALE 10x 2012

amazing...... just amazing
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Woot! Can't wait! This is tooo cool!
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I gotta ask, since the menus and such aren't hardware accelerated(as far as I can tell) What will playing music with a visualizer be like? And some of the more resource intensive skins?

Overall, Great Job, and I'll still be running XBMC on mine when I get it Big Grin
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@davilla is it linux underneath? (and which distro?)
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effbiai Wrote:@davilla is it linux underneath? (and which distro?)

Of course.

Right now, it's debian based. In the future it will most likely move to a buildroot based build where all the bits can be compiled/tuned to the specific hardware.


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dlove67 Wrote:I gotta ask, since the menus and such aren't hardware accelerated(as far as I can tell)

Spend much time running xbmc on arm ? Smile

It's fully OpenGLES hardware accelerated. And if you look close, GUI is being rendered at 1080p.

Granted not near as fast as running XBMC on an i7 where you have endless ponies to throw around but it's quite acceptable given that it is also only consuming about 2W's of power. Try that on any desktop Smile


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Hi guys,

I haven't posted on this forum for ages as xbmc is just stable and I don't have any problems to post about! Porting xbmc to the Raspberry Pi is great and thanks for all the time and effort you guys are putting into this.

One question though, all the demos we have seen are with HD videos which appear to be using the H264 codec which the GPU on the RPi supports by default ... very impressive. Given that, to the best of my knowledge, there is no native support for xvid etc. does this mean that this will be offloaded to the CPU and is the CPU on the RPi man enough to do this decoding?

From reading the RPi forums I know that Eben is planning to write a blog on what codec support is provided by default which may help to clarify things. But he is a busy guy so I would expect this to take some time to appear.

Cheers
Rob
(This post was last modified: 2012-01-21 17:12 by welshblob.)
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Hitcher Wrote:XBMC on Raspberry Pi SCALE 10x 2012

You guys rock. That looks fantastic.
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@davilla:

How is the usb based remote control support on this device ?

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CrashX Wrote:@davilla:

How is the usb based remote control support on this device ?

same as with any other linux based system.


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This device is wonderful and the power consumption is also very neat :-)
I was wondering if you could use powered usb-hubs to extend the max. amount of usb-ports ?

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