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RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Doktor-X - 2012-06-09 18:04

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RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - gimli - 2012-06-10 19:00

(2012-06-08 12:26)deanmv Wrote:  Also turn off RSS feeds on the home screen and in the new RC2 with that and dirty regions you can get idle home screen CPU usage to around 15%

On which platform ?


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - s7mx1 - 2012-06-10 19:02

(2012-06-10 19:00)gimli Wrote:  
(2012-06-08 12:26)deanmv Wrote:  Also turn off RSS feeds on the home screen and in the new RC2 with that and dirty regions you can get idle home screen CPU usage to around 15%

On which platform ?

debian. Even if you remove the rss.xml file. The only cure is to disable rss from the settings.


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - gimli - 2012-06-10 19:05

(2012-06-10 19:02)s7mx1 Wrote:  
(2012-06-10 19:00)gimli Wrote:  
(2012-06-08 12:26)deanmv Wrote:  Also turn off RSS feeds on the home screen and in the new RC2 with that and dirty regions you can get idle home screen CPU usage to around 15%

On which platform ?

debian. Even if you remove the rss.xml file. The only cure is to disable rss from the settings.

I'm curious what settings where choosed in advancedsettings.xml, because i never saw 15% in xbmc on the PI with enabled debug log.


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Sam.Nazarko - 2012-06-10 19:22

Raspbmc RC2, default install top output:

Code:
top - 17:21:07 up 2 min,  1 user,  load average: 2.05, 0.88, 0.33
Tasks:  54 total,   2 running,  52 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s): 17.1%us,  1.0%sy,  0.0%ni,  0.0%id, 81.3%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.6%si,  0.0%st
Mem:    125944k total,    74864k used,    51080k free,     6660k buffers
Swap:   125948k total,        0k used,   125948k free,    51220k cached

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
  951 pi        20   0 92756  12m  10m R 15.6 10.4   0:01.71 xbmc.bin
  982 pi        20   0  2608 1168  932 R  1.3  0.9   0:00.69 top
   30 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  1.0  0.0   0:01.32 mmcqd/0
  964 pi        20   0  9628 1568  992 S  0.7  1.2   0:00.27 sshd
   14 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.3  0.0   0:00.13 kworker/0:1
    1 root      20   0  2868 1384 1172 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.45 init
    2 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kthreadd
    3 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ksoftirqd/0
    4 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:0
    5 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.75 kworker/u:0
    6 root      -2   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.18 rcu_kthread
    7 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 khelper
    8 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 kdevtmpfs
    9 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 sync_supers
   10 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 bdi-default
   11 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kblockd
   12 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.16 khubd
   13 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 rpciod
   15 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kswapd0
   16 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 fsnotify_mark
   17 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 nfsiod
   18 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 crypto
   25 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQ-0
   26 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQr-0
   27 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 dwc_otg
   28 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 DWC Notificatio
   29 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:1
   31 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.02 jbd2/mmcblk0p3-
   32 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ext4-dio-unwrit
   33 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 flush-179:0
   79 root      16  -4  2384  788  376 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.31 udevd
  181 root      18  -2  2504  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  183 root      18  -2  2508  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  455 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:2
  465 root      20   0  2308  564  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 dhclient
  498 daemon    20   0  1828  492  408 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 portmap
  510 statd     20   0  2040  800  680 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.02 rpc.statd
  622 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  624 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  662 root      20   0 27544 1352  980 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.15 rsyslogd
  721 root      20   0  2476  784  632 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.01 cron
  732 ntp       20   0  5472 1476 1124 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.07 ntpd
  734 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:2
  745 messageb  20   0  2836 1000  724 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.16 dbus-daemon
  751 root      20   0  5884  992  628 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.00 sshd
  773 avahi     20   0  3336 1524 1284 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.09 avahi-daemon
  776 root      20   0  4112  972  756 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.02 vsftpd
  777 avahi     20   0  3240  496  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 avahi-daemon
  778 root      20   0  9628 3032 2460 S  0.0  2.4   0:00.30 sshd
  878 pi        20   0  3484 1400 1144 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.06 su
  880 root      20   0 17576 3092 2264 S  0.0  2.5   0:00.26 console-kit-dae
  965 pi        20   0  3164 1644 1316 S  0.0  1.3   0:00.07 bash
1046 root      20   0  6280 3252 2740 S  0.0  2.6   0:00.56 polkitd
1048 root      20   0  9076 2932 2452 S  0.0  2.3   0:00.27 upowerd

With these settings:

Code:
pi@raspbmc:~$ cat /home/pi/.xbmc/userdata/advancedsettings.xml
<advancedsettings>
    <network>
        <cachemembuffersize>5282880</cachemembuffersize>
    </network>
   <fanartheight>560</fanartheight>
   <thumbsize>256</thumbsize>
   <gui>
       <algorithmdirtyregions>3</algorithmdirtyregions>
       <nofliptimeout>0</nofliptimeout>
   </gui>
   <lookandfeel>
       <enablerssfeeds>false</enablerssfeeds>
   </lookandfeel>
   <bginfoloadermaxthreads>2</bginfoloadermaxthreads>
</advancedsettings>
pi@raspbmc:~$



RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - gimli - 2012-06-10 19:28

(2012-06-10 19:22)Sam.Nazarko Wrote:  Raspbmc RC2, default install top output:

Code:
top - 17:21:07 up 2 min,  1 user,  load average: 2.05, 0.88, 0.33
Tasks:  54 total,   2 running,  52 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s): 17.1%us,  1.0%sy,  0.0%ni,  0.0%id, 81.3%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.6%si,  0.0%st
Mem:    125944k total,    74864k used,    51080k free,     6660k buffers
Swap:   125948k total,        0k used,   125948k free,    51220k cached

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
  951 pi        20   0 92756  12m  10m R 15.6 10.4   0:01.71 xbmc.bin
  982 pi        20   0  2608 1168  932 R  1.3  0.9   0:00.69 top
   30 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  1.0  0.0   0:01.32 mmcqd/0
  964 pi        20   0  9628 1568  992 S  0.7  1.2   0:00.27 sshd
   14 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.3  0.0   0:00.13 kworker/0:1
    1 root      20   0  2868 1384 1172 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.45 init
    2 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kthreadd
    3 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ksoftirqd/0
    4 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:0
    5 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.75 kworker/u:0
    6 root      -2   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.18 rcu_kthread
    7 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 khelper
    8 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 kdevtmpfs
    9 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 sync_supers
   10 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 bdi-default
   11 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kblockd
   12 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.16 khubd
   13 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 rpciod
   15 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kswapd0
   16 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 fsnotify_mark
   17 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 nfsiod
   18 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 crypto
   25 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQ-0
   26 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQr-0
   27 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 dwc_otg
   28 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 DWC Notificatio
   29 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:1
   31 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.02 jbd2/mmcblk0p3-
   32 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ext4-dio-unwrit
   33 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 flush-179:0
   79 root      16  -4  2384  788  376 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.31 udevd
  181 root      18  -2  2504  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  183 root      18  -2  2508  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  455 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:2
  465 root      20   0  2308  564  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 dhclient
  498 daemon    20   0  1828  492  408 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 portmap
  510 statd     20   0  2040  800  680 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.02 rpc.statd
  622 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  624 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  662 root      20   0 27544 1352  980 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.15 rsyslogd
  721 root      20   0  2476  784  632 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.01 cron
  732 ntp       20   0  5472 1476 1124 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.07 ntpd
  734 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:2
  745 messageb  20   0  2836 1000  724 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.16 dbus-daemon
  751 root      20   0  5884  992  628 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.00 sshd
  773 avahi     20   0  3336 1524 1284 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.09 avahi-daemon
  776 root      20   0  4112  972  756 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.02 vsftpd
  777 avahi     20   0  3240  496  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 avahi-daemon
  778 root      20   0  9628 3032 2460 S  0.0  2.4   0:00.30 sshd
  878 pi        20   0  3484 1400 1144 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.06 su
  880 root      20   0 17576 3092 2264 S  0.0  2.5   0:00.26 console-kit-dae
  965 pi        20   0  3164 1644 1316 S  0.0  1.3   0:00.07 bash
1046 root      20   0  6280 3252 2740 S  0.0  2.6   0:00.56 polkitd
1048 root      20   0  9076 2932 2452 S  0.0  2.3   0:00.27 upowerd

With these settings:

Code:
pi@raspbmc:~$ cat /home/pi/.xbmc/userdata/advancedsettings.xml
<advancedsettings>
    <network>
        <cachemembuffersize>5282880</cachemembuffersize>
    </network>
   <fanartheight>560</fanartheight>
   <thumbsize>256</thumbsize>
   <gui>
       <algorithmdirtyregions>3</algorithmdirtyregions>
       <nofliptimeout>0</nofliptimeout>
   </gui>
   <lookandfeel>
       <enablerssfeeds>false</enablerssfeeds>
   </lookandfeel>
   <bginfoloadermaxthreads>2</bginfoloadermaxthreads>
</advancedsettings>
pi@raspbmc:~$

What do you get in xbmc when you enable debug log. This CPU usage counts for me. Top looks more suspect to me.


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - gimli - 2012-06-10 19:33

(2012-06-10 19:28)gimli Wrote:  
(2012-06-10 19:22)Sam.Nazarko Wrote:  Raspbmc RC2, default install top output:

Code:
top - 17:21:07 up 2 min,  1 user,  load average: 2.05, 0.88, 0.33
Tasks:  54 total,   2 running,  52 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s): 17.1%us,  1.0%sy,  0.0%ni,  0.0%id, 81.3%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.6%si,  0.0%st
Mem:    125944k total,    74864k used,    51080k free,     6660k buffers
Swap:   125948k total,        0k used,   125948k free,    51220k cached

  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
  951 pi        20   0 92756  12m  10m R 15.6 10.4   0:01.71 xbmc.bin
  982 pi        20   0  2608 1168  932 R  1.3  0.9   0:00.69 top
   30 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  1.0  0.0   0:01.32 mmcqd/0
  964 pi        20   0  9628 1568  992 S  0.7  1.2   0:00.27 sshd
   14 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.3  0.0   0:00.13 kworker/0:1
    1 root      20   0  2868 1384 1172 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.45 init
    2 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kthreadd
    3 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ksoftirqd/0
    4 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:0
    5 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.75 kworker/u:0
    6 root      -2   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.18 rcu_kthread
    7 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 khelper
    8 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 kdevtmpfs
    9 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 sync_supers
   10 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 bdi-default
   11 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kblockd
   12 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.16 khubd
   13 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 rpciod
   15 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kswapd0
   16 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 fsnotify_mark
   17 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 nfsiod
   18 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 crypto
   25 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQ-0
   26 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 VCHIQr-0
   27 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 dwc_otg
   28 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 DWC Notificatio
   29 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:1
   31 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.02 jbd2/mmcblk0p3-
   32 root       0 -20     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ext4-dio-unwrit
   33 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.01 flush-179:0
   79 root      16  -4  2384  788  376 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.31 udevd
  181 root      18  -2  2504  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  183 root      18  -2  2508  724  312 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.00 udevd
  455 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/0:2
  465 root      20   0  2308  564  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 dhclient
  498 daemon    20   0  1828  492  408 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 portmap
  510 statd     20   0  2040  800  680 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.02 rpc.statd
  622 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  624 root      20   0  1704  516  444 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.01 getty
  662 root      20   0 27544 1352  980 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.15 rsyslogd
  721 root      20   0  2476  784  632 S  0.0  0.6   0:00.01 cron
  732 ntp       20   0  5472 1476 1124 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.07 ntpd
  734 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kworker/u:2
  745 messageb  20   0  2836 1000  724 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.16 dbus-daemon
  751 root      20   0  5884  992  628 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.00 sshd
  773 avahi     20   0  3336 1524 1284 S  0.0  1.2   0:00.09 avahi-daemon
  776 root      20   0  4112  972  756 S  0.0  0.8   0:00.02 vsftpd
  777 avahi     20   0  3240  496  300 S  0.0  0.4   0:00.00 avahi-daemon
  778 root      20   0  9628 3032 2460 S  0.0  2.4   0:00.30 sshd
  878 pi        20   0  3484 1400 1144 S  0.0  1.1   0:00.06 su
  880 root      20   0 17576 3092 2264 S  0.0  2.5   0:00.26 console-kit-dae
  965 pi        20   0  3164 1644 1316 S  0.0  1.3   0:00.07 bash
1046 root      20   0  6280 3252 2740 S  0.0  2.6   0:00.56 polkitd
1048 root      20   0  9076 2932 2452 S  0.0  2.3   0:00.27 upowerd

With these settings:

Code:
pi@raspbmc:~$ cat /home/pi/.xbmc/userdata/advancedsettings.xml
<advancedsettings>
    <network>
        <cachemembuffersize>5282880</cachemembuffersize>
    </network>
   <fanartheight>560</fanartheight>
   <thumbsize>256</thumbsize>
   <gui>
       <algorithmdirtyregions>3</algorithmdirtyregions>
       <nofliptimeout>0</nofliptimeout>
   </gui>
   <lookandfeel>
       <enablerssfeeds>false</enablerssfeeds>
   </lookandfeel>
   <bginfoloadermaxthreads>2</bginfoloadermaxthreads>
</advancedsettings>
pi@raspbmc:~$

What do you get in xbmc when you enable debug log. This CPU usage counts for me. Top looks more suspect to me.

And what git version do you use ?


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Sam.Nazarko - 2012-06-10 21:38

Hi Gimli,

I assure you CPU is very low on all builds after May 30. On the specific one I tested revision was:b2f7a0d97fd0feb928fdc689c8aa01772b040451

but also verified on June 8th nightly I compiled.

Using these patches for LIRC and WebServer: http://svn.stmlabs.com/svn/raspbmc/patches/XBMC though they do not make a difference on performance I'm sure.

Just went into Raspbmc pressed Debug Logging and got 24.6% CPU usage (up from 16% because it is writing the fps output each second). Still, this proves top output is true!


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - bornagainpengui - 2012-06-13 17:51

(2012-06-12 17:42)j1nx Wrote:  
(2012-06-12 16:46)bornagainpengui Wrote:  Personally as much as I like some of the heavier skins I find myself using xTV-SAF and Quartz these days. Does anyone know if these two will perform well on these devices?

Ask the question in the Rpi topic. If it runs nicely or just about nicely then yes, it will run nicely at the A10 as well. When you are at it. Ask them to checkout the Lightbox skin as well.

Asking the question in this thread as requested.

Could anyone tell me what the performance is like with the Quartz or xTV-SAF skins? I am wondering if they are light enough to run on the RaspberyPi and presumably then also on the Allwinner devices? j1nx would also like me to ask if the Lightbox skin performs as well or better than those two or the default skin.

Thank you for your time.

--bornagainpenguin


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Doktor-X - 2012-06-17 19:41

ok so my pi working ok but only with 10902 this is screenshot from my working build and from build i compile yesterday
[Image: old.png]
[Image: new.png]
note that dcpu acpu and vcpu are on 0 % on build that not working ok, why is that happening


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Simon156 - 2012-06-21 21:17

I'd like to play 1:1 rips of my blu rays stored on a Windows Home Server over wired network. They mostly have dts-hd master audio. Is this possible with the current builds on the Pi?


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Sebert81 - 2012-06-21 21:28

Only if you have a DTS capable receiver, so you can pass it through. The RPi is not strong enough to decode Video & DTS audio at the same time.
AC3 seems to work, other than that, MP3, OGG Vorbis & AAC are the way to go !


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Simon156 - 2012-06-21 22:03

Thanks Sebert. I have a dts-ma receiver. I thought the 30gb 1080p video file might trip this little fella up. Perhaps I should get one anyway, my last xbmc update on my Xbox one was years ago. Still used daily by my daughter to watch her film collection though. Time I was back on the bleeding edge - stability is overrated!


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - pumkinut - 2012-06-21 23:07

Has anyone tried the CEC support for the RPi? Is an adapter needed, ala the PulseEight CEC adapter, or will it work out of the box?


RE: Raspberry Pi [HTPC] - Wonder if this will work out for XBMC?? - Starstream - 2012-06-22 01:16

Simon156 Blu-ray's come in MPEG-2, VC-1 and H.264 flavours, the R-Pi only has hardware decoding for MPEG-4 and H.264 video so BD's in those other formats wont be playable.