OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 3 (Kodi 14.0)

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New OpenELEC Gotham build: #0415b
(Supercedes previous build)

Code:
# uname -a
Linux rpi512 3.14.1 #1 PREEMPT Tue Apr 15 18:29:38 BST 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux

# vcgencmd version
Apr 15 2014 14:57:55
Copyright (c) 2012 Broadcom
version c1dc12512d5fe9340b6a2ca9badf9441fe6675a8 (clean) (release)

# lsb_release
OpenELEC (Milhouse) - Version: devel-20140415182817-r18188-gcf7a732

Based on tip of XBMC master (a46e548, changelog) and tip of OpenELEC master (cf7a732, changelog) with the following modifications:
  • Includes newclock3 commits (except for 5697f2a, a patch to avoid hammering the GUI, which has been replaced with a static spinner)
  • Includes Python regex package for evaluation purposes. Initial benchmarking indicates generally positive (and in some cases, significant) performance gains. See this post for a description of how to test effectiveness of this package with addons
  • Excludes the OpenELEC fernetmenta patches due to conflict with newclock3
  • Excludes the OpenELEC gotham_rbp_backports patches in favour of sourcing these same patches directly from newclock3 branch
  • Default setting for "Show RSS Feed" changed to disabled
  • Disabled "Total Duration" in Confluence (see build #0221 for details)
  • ALSA is enabled and any suitable hardware should be available in XBMC Audio Settings
Build Highlights:

New firmware, new 3.14.1 kernel, newclock3 3D rendering fix. Update that may make FIQ FSM more reliable.
  1. New Firmware Apr 15:
    • firmware: video_render: Support stereo rendering modes for 3D video. See: link.
    • kernel: Add support for BRCMFMAC wifi driver
  2. OpenELEC:
    • linux: update to linux-3.14.1
    • xproto: update to xproto-7.0.26
    • xbmc: add upstream patch (PR4563)
    • xbmc: add PR4562
    • SAMSUNG remote keymap update - EXIT and RETURN key codes swapped
  3. newclock3:
    • [omxplayer] Support stereo view modes with scaling (requires latest firmware)
  4. kernel 3.14.y:
    • fiq_fsm: Push error recovery into the FIQ when fiq_fsm is used

Texture Cache Maintenance Utility: Preload your texture cache for optimal UI performance. Remotely manage media libraries. Purge unused artwork to free up space. Find missing media. Configurable QA check to highlight metadata issues. Aid in diagnosis of library and cache related problems.
(This post was last modified: 2014-04-15 20:15 by Milhouse.)
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I'm afraid 3D is broken on latest build. On SBS only left side is displayed and on TAB only top.
Aspect ratio is propper though, on 16:9 and 2.40:1.
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(2014-04-15 21:40)host505 Wrote:  I'm afraid 3D is broken on latest build. On SBS only left side is displayed and on TAB only top.
Aspect ratio is propper though, on 16:9 and 2.40:1.

Are you sure video is correctly tagged?
Try using OSD video settings to explicitly set video type to SBS or TAB.
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Yes it is, I test with the same videos that I was testing the previous build. TV is switching to 3D mode and the correct 3D type is set on.

SBS
TAB

Does it work ok with you popcornmix?
Also, can you switch 3d modes? E.g 2d mode? Cause I can't, never could as far as I recall on pi. Haven't tested the betas though.
Ar switching does affect the video now.
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Uhhmm... latest releases keep rebooting after the XBMC startup-boot-logo here...?! Any clue? I'm kinda in a constant boot-loop with the XBMC logo ... Sad
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@FattyMcDirty: How far does it get before xbmc crashes (check your xbmc.log). Try deleting/renaming .xbmc and restart - maybe an addon or database is causing a problem. Needless to say, it's working fine here.

You can stop xbmc with "systemctl stop xbmc.service".

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Got it. This line kept him from booting further:
hdmi_ignore_cec_init=1

commented it out and it's booting right away.

Tanks anyways!
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Fiq fsm is enabled? In #415b?
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Yes

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(2014-04-15 23:08)MilhouseVH Wrote:  Yes

Ok, will test it. With my WiFi dongle and keyboard dongle in previous I had to disable. Let's see if new kernel solves this for me.
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(2014-04-15 21:57)host505 Wrote:  Does it work ok with you popcornmix?
Also, can you switch 3d modes? E.g 2d mode? Cause I can't, never could as far as I recall on pi. Haven't tested the betas though.
Ar switching does affect the video now.

Not as well in my setup at home as it was at work.
I'm not sure I'm reading the current video stereo mode with the correct method. It's often right, but not always...
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(2014-04-15 23:21)Mafarricos Wrote:  
(2014-04-15 23:08)MilhouseVH Wrote:  Yes

Ok, will test it. With my WiFi dongle and keyboard dongle in previous I had to disable. Let's see if new kernel solves this for me.

It seems that videos dont freeze to me.
Good work!
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(2014-04-16 00:10)popcornmix Wrote:  
(2014-04-15 21:57)host505 Wrote:  Does it work ok with you popcornmix?
Also, can you switch 3d modes? E.g 2d mode? Cause I can't, never could as far as I recall on pi. Haven't tested the betas though.
Ar switching does affect the video now.

Not as well in my setup at home as it was at work.
I'm not sure I'm reading the current video stereo mode with the correct method. It's often right, but not always...
Yeah only left frame is displayed for me to now with files with black borders, and 16:9 files fills the whole screen with the left frame so they look very odd in 3D mode, switching off 3D on the tv makes them look like a mono file. Very odd as they should appear the same since the black borders are encoded in the file. Forcing SBS gives same result. GUI/subs is shifted to 3D mode fine.
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New OpenELEC Gotham build: #0416
(Supercedes previous build)

Code:
# uname -a
Linux rpi512 3.14.1 #1 PREEMPT Wed Apr 16 02:12:50 BST 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux

# vcgencmd version
Apr 15 2014 14:57:55
Copyright (c) 2012 Broadcom
version c1dc12512d5fe9340b6a2ca9badf9441fe6675a8 (clean) (release)

# lsb_release
OpenELEC (Milhouse) - Version: devel-20140416021139-r18192-g7dbffd7

Based on tip of OpenELEC master (7dbffd7, changelog) and tip of XBMC master (3962cec, changelog) with the following modifications:
  • Includes newclock3 commits (except for 5697f2a, a patch to avoid hammering the GUI, which has been replaced with a static spinner)
  • Includes Python regex package for evaluation purposes. Initial benchmarking indicates generally positive (and in some cases, significant) performance gains. See this post for a description of how to test effectiveness of this package with addons
  • Excludes the OpenELEC fernetmenta patches due to conflict with newclock3
  • Excludes the OpenELEC gotham_rbp_backports patches in favour of sourcing these same patches directly from newclock3 branch
  • Default setting for "Show RSS Feed" changed to disabled
  • Disabled "Total Duration" in Confluence (see build #0221 for details)
  • ALSA is enabled and any suitable hardware should be available in XBMC Audio Settings
  • FIQ FSM is enabled by default (dwc_otg.fiq_enable=1 dwc_otg.fiq_fsm_enable=1 dwc_otg.fiq_fsm_mask=0x7). See initial post for more details.
Build Highlights:
  1. OpenELEC:
    • openvpn: update to openvpn-2.3.3
  2. XBMC:
    • PR4554: dont show kaitoast error when compiled with --disable-webserver
    • PR4562: flac demuxer: improve seeking
    • PR4562: ffmpeg: backport flac seeking patch
    • PR4563: ActiveAE: check suspend state before creating a stream
  3. newclock3:
    • Revert "[3D] Support switching to 3D resolutions"
    • [omxplayer] squash: Use GetStereoModeFlags for determining video 3d flags

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