Sagacious Himself — brevity in circumlocution: never blague — suffering genius

June 5, 2014

raspberry pi MPEG2 license OpenElec plugin [bookmarkified]

Filed under: bookmarkified,linkslump — Sagacious Himself @ 6:00 am

_openelec ssh guide, sticky


_ssh rpi fetch serial number

ssh root@rpi

pass: openelec

cat /proc/cpuinfo


[insert redacted screen shot)


_plugin openelec easy license without command line text editor



_ssh echo serial to /flash.config.txt

mount -o remount,rw /flash
echo “decode_MPG2=0x00000000” >> /flash/config.txt
echo “decode_WVC1=0x00000000” >> /flash/config.txt
mount -o remount,ro /flash

reboot. verify rpi license inserted

vcgencmd codec_enabled MPG2


vcgencmd codec_enabled WVC1


via #38


_through openelec builds find alternative platform upon which to run

most anything is faster than rpi for openelc

rpi openelec faq , dev builds

linux or OpenBSD (underneath OSX)


_mostly NFS booting


_for samba fanbois with Eneffessphobia



Amazon FIRE TV can do both its own thing and xbmc (for The Blaze TV as roku is all kinds of masochism worse than rpi power constraints; roku skimps on bandwidth by design)



The instant I learned about rpi upcoming release I wanted half a dozen for XBMC




_pastebinit gratis amazon s3 give gigs





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