News:

LATEST RELEASE:  FPP 6.3 - Download from here - https://github.com/FalconChristmas/fpp/releases/tag/6.3

+-+-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Site Stats

Members
Total Members: 15733
Latest: aquila2heman
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 129006
Total Topics: 15889
Most Online Today: 216
Most Online Ever: 7634
(January 21, 2020, 02:14:03 AM)
Users Online
Members: 4
Guests: 123
Total: 127

FPP on PC HDMI Output

Started by AlexanderMedia, March 15, 2023, 01:17:55 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

AlexanderMedia

We are looking into replacing our FPP Pis with an x86 computer.
I have successfully loaded FPP onto a laptop that I had a fresh Debian 11 install on.
One of our main requirements is to have video output from FPP.
I realize that this could be accomplished using a remote pi to play the video, but I want to go straight from the computer.
Has anyone gotten this to work yet?
I know the documentation says the following:

"HDMI output MAY work, but may also require updates
to "env" files in /boot to properly configure.  Search forums/google for instructions
for your particular device."

EDIT: As it usually happens, as soon as I post on a forum, I find my solution.
From post https://falconchristmas.com/forum/index.php?topic=15936.msg129281#msg129281
I added the: --kms-device /dev/dri/card1 --kms-connector HDMI-A-1 --kms-drm-chroma XR24 to the VLC settings and changed the card to 0.
This shows the video output on my HDMI monitor.
There is a short delay before the video shows on the monitor.
Also I want to see if I can figure out blanking so that the console does not show.
Note that the traditional blanking options are not available on this build.

Thanks in Advance

Support FPP

+- Recent Topics

Raspberry PI 4 b fan by JonB256
Today at 09:30:09 AM

Advatek Vortex 48 channel DC controller by k6ccc
June 06, 2023, 09:31:41 AM

RS485 CAN HAT for DMX by MikeKrebs
June 05, 2023, 09:18:04 PM

colorlight 5a-75b not working with raspberry pi4B fpp by Kensington Graves
June 05, 2023, 10:09:36 AM

Multi Channel Audio by dkulp
June 05, 2023, 09:30:24 AM

Wifi help by dkulp
June 04, 2023, 12:24:56 PM

MMAL error 2 "ENOSPC" by MikeKrebs
June 03, 2023, 09:34:36 PM

Dmx by MikeKrebs
June 03, 2023, 08:53:35 PM

F48V4-NS at 40 fps using all 48 pixel output ports? by MikeKrebs
June 02, 2023, 09:36:11 PM

EEEPROM Files by shanebou24
June 01, 2023, 01:27:06 PM

Powered by EzPortal
Powered by SMFPacks Menu Editor Mod