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froyo & gotham beta - jocala - 2014-04-10

I maintain my mysql video database using OS X froyo in the office and watch in the living room using openelec froyo. If I run a gotham beta on firetv and access mysql will this hose my database in any way for my stable machines on froyo? I was under the impression that with mysql all boxes on a network needed to be running the same release.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - Set845 - 2014-04-10

The keyboard.xml file from the wiki doesn't work for me. I'm running XBMC for Ouya 12.3.2. Does it not work for this build?


Edit: Never mind. I was using TextEdit on my Mac to create the file. Switched to TextWrangler. Should've known better.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - jocala - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 16:41)Koying Wrote: Next iteration: http://filez.semperpax.com/yxrdu

Monsters was very choppy using this build.

Edit: h/w accel on/dolby off


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - crackd - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 20:14)cstark27 Wrote:
(2014-04-10, 19:32)crackd Wrote: For some reason, I'm not able to get Monsters to play okay on any of the 12.3.3 builds.

Here's 12.3.3 (one linked to from Wiki as of a day or two ago): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8IuDSJg4Es

Here's 12.3.3_2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3maVf5AwHhI

Both of these are with fresh installs of the APK, no setting changes other than adding my network paths.

Let me know how I can debug further

Just to make sure your setup is similar to mine, is your Fire TV audio set to Dolby Digital off and is the video set at 720p? XBMC audio should be at 2.0 and video hardware acceleration should be enabled. I was streaming via UPnP over WiFi.

I will be home in a couple hours to be able to test the new builds and finalize my Llama profile that I will then share.

SPMC settings have hardware acceleration enabled and audio set to 2.0. My Fire TV has Dolby Digital off, and resolution was "auto", which should be 1080p since my TV is that resolution. Just to make sure resolution was not my issue, I retested the Monsters video with resolution set to 720p 60Hz, and the same dropped frames occurred.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - fanofanne - 2014-04-10

This may or may not be useful. Thought I could help. All with default settings - no changes

SPMC 12.3.3_2 plays the monsters clip fine.

12.3.3_3 does not.

I am attaching the log snippets that i gathered

12.3.3_2 run http://xbmclogs.com/show.php?id=171014

12.3.3_3 run http://xbmclogs.com/show.php?id=171017

Thanks


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - eracknaphobia - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 20:18)jocala Wrote: I maintain my mysql video database using OS X froyo in the office and watch in the living room using openelec froyo. If I run a gotham beta on firetv and access mysql will this hose my database in any way for my stable machines on froyo? I was under the impression that with mysql all boxes on a network needed to be running the same release.

I assume you meant Frodo, not frozen yogurt (froyo)? Wink

If your fire tv is on Gotham it will only create separate MyVideo, MyMusic, etc. tables in your database. So basically you'll have tables for Gotham and tables for Frodo. It won't "hose" anything but you won't be able to share watch status or use the resume feature between the two versions.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - crackd - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 21:02)fanofanne Wrote: This may or may not be useful. Thought I could help. All with default settings - no changes

SPMC 12.3.2 plays the monsters clip fine.

12.3.3 does not.

I am attaching the log snippets that i gathered

12.3.2 run http://xbmclogs.com/show.php?id=171014

12.3.3 run http://xbmclogs.com/show.php?id=171017

Thanks

Where did you download SPMC 12.3.2 from? (Unless you mean Ouya 12.3.2?)


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - fanofanne - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 21:18)crackd Wrote: Where did you download SPMC 12.3.2 from? (Unless you mean Ouya 12.3.2?)

Missed the minor version on the SPMC. Corrected my original post. These are the versions that Koying posted.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - thess - 2014-04-10

One thing I'm missing from my JB ATV2 is airplay. I see on the OUYA builds there is the option to enable it, but it never shows up as an AirPlay device on my network. I know this is probably super low-priority so I have a different question.

I see there is an android app called AirReceiver that someone on XDA forums says works. But I can't figure out how the heck to get an APK for it to try to sideload it. I'm perfectly willing to buy it and figure out how to get the APK itself, but Google Play won't let me buy it because I don't have any registered Android devices. >.>

TL;DR, what's the smart way to get APKs?


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - crackd - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 21:23)fanofanne Wrote:
(2014-04-10, 21:18)crackd Wrote: Where did you download SPMC 12.3.2 from? (Unless you mean Ouya 12.3.2?)

Missed the minor version on the SPMC. Corrected my original post. These are the versions that Koying posted.

Thanks for clarifying. Just to confirm we're on the same page, you're using Monster clip from http://www.auby.no/files/video_tests/ ? And if not directly from that source, can you try that one to make sure I'm not crazy Smile


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - cstark27 - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 20:37)crackd Wrote: SPMC settings have hardware acceleration enabled and audio set to 2.0. My Fire TV has Dolby Digital off, and resolution was "auto", which should be 1080p since my TV is that resolution. Just to make sure resolution was not my issue, I retested the Monsters video with resolution set to 720p 60Hz, and the same dropped frames occurred.

I will double check that build tonight. What is your streaming method? I notice your videos have 0% buffer and AQ is really low. Not really sure (beyond the basic definition) what that means, but just what I noticed different between yours and mine.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - fanofanne - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 21:39)crackd Wrote: Thanks for clarifying. Just to confirm we're on the same page, you're using Monster clip from http://www.auby.no/files/video_tests/ ? And if not directly from that source, can you try that one to make sure I'm not crazy Smile

Yes - same file - you can see it in my logs . I have it sitting on an SMB file share that i pull from.


Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - ilovemymac - 2014-04-10

(2014-04-10, 21:35)thess Wrote: One thing I'm missing from my JB ATV2 is airplay. I see on the OUYA builds there is the option to enable it, but it never shows up as an AirPlay device on my network. I know this is probably super low-priority so I have a different question.

I see there is an android app called AirReceiver that someone on XDA forums says works. But I can't figure out how the heck to get an APK for it to try to sideload it. I'm perfectly willing to buy it and figure out how to get the APK itself, but Google Play won't let me buy it because I don't have any registered Android devices. >.>

TL;DR, what's the smart way to get APKs?

See if you can google the app and add apk after it. There are several websites hosting apk files for download.


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - batcave - 2014-04-10

Need some help here ! Superrepo was working fine on xbmc for ouya 12.3.2 then I uninstalled and installed the SPMC 12.3.3 version and now super repo is empty I have tried everything from reinstalling the ouya or spmc version to factory reset the Fire TV but still the super repo will not populate. What to do?


RE: Amazon Fire TV for XBMC - timmy! - 2014-04-10

Have you tried xunity or fusion?