I was using Openelec on the Pi B+ and used to USB 3.0 stick
and it helped with the speed when streaming from Kodi.
I have just bought a Pi2 and decided to try OSMC and I am
very impressed with the speed using a 16gb class 10 SD.
I also love the interface and it just feels fresh and
There are a couple of things I want to know.
Is it possible or even worth booting from a USB stick like I
did with Openelec?
Last night I put the SD and the USB in my Mac Mini and
selected USB on the installer app and then installed it to the SD card.
When I put them in the Pi2 it all installed and worked,
however is this all you have to do to boot from the USB? Is there a way to
check it is booting from it?
That’s the first question; however I also have a couple of
When I was watching something I fast forwarded it I had an ‘out
of cache’ message. I also had a bit of buffering (not as much as the Pi B+ but
enough to want to try and sort it).
Is there a recommended advancedsetting.xml I can try to eliminate
My last question involves VPN’s.
I have a PIA subscription and was hoping to get this running
on the Pi through OSMC as an addon – is this possible?
Note - For info my Pi is hard wired and I get 102mb down and
Sorry this was so long winded!