OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 2
(2014-03-30, 22:12)MilhouseVH Wrote: New OpenELEC Gotham build: #0330
(Supercedes previous build)

# uname -a
Linux rpi512 3.13.7 #1 PREEMPT Sun Mar 30 20:44:22 BST 2014 armv6l GNU/Linux

# vcgencmd version
Mar 30 2014 15:59:18
Copyright (c) 2012 Broadcom
version 8f13fa508997a043a3d78822e3f67ec044b4e7bf (clean) (release)

# lsb_release
OpenELEC (Milhouse) - Version: devel-20140330204313-r18050-g2d44624

Based on tip of XBMC master (e48c618, changelog) and tip of OpenELEC master (2d44624, changelog) with the following modifications:
  • Includes newclock3 commits (except for fbc7e54 which I've replaced with a static spinner to avoid hammering the GUI)
  • Excludes the OpenELEC fernetmenta patches (due to conflict with newclock3)
  • Includes Python regex package for evaluation purposes. Initial benchmarking indicates generally positive (and in some cases, significant) performance gains. Replace "import re" with "import regex as re" in addons to test effectiveness.
  • 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
  • Includes newclock3: "More efficient infobool expression evaluator" (reverted in stock OpenELEC)
  • Includes newclock3: "Allow small audio packets to be concatenated to make better use of audio fifo" (reverted in stock OpenELEC)
Build Highlights:
  1. New Firmware Mar 30:
  2. XBMC:
    • OpenSSL/Curl, JSON and Settings updates
  3. newclock3:
    • [windowing] Only need a confirmation dialogue when resolution has actually changed
    • paplayer: use position based seeks for ffmpeg demuxer
    • [rbp] Fix leaks in the failure handling of jpeg decode to texture
    • ensure we don't set or show VSYNC_DRIVER on those systems that don't support it. Only show or set on Linux and FreeBSD.
    • switch default in settings.xml to something supported on all systems (ALWAYS) and quirk it on Linux and FreeBSD
    • [omxplayer] Add ability to choose different scaling kernels through OSD - see this post for details.

Additional Testing Notes:
  1. Testers should try adding the following entry to their advancedsettings.xml:
    and report if it is better/worse than omxplayer. You can still play files with omxplayer using the context-menu "Play using... OMXPlayer".

  2. The following settings are no longer required in config.txt and should be removed:
    no_resample_audio is now a default, and hdmi_stream_channels is switched based on audio content. For the time being when using passthrough, 2.0 speaker layout should continue to be used (you will still get 5.1 with AC3/DTS).

  3. The FIQ_FSM patch is now enabled by default in OpenELEC master. See the FIQ_FSM announce thread for details.

    One new feature, currently disabled by default, is accelerated support of high-speed isochronous transactions (webcams, real time devices, etc.). There's a possibility this could be used by ALSA or DVB modules (although not always) which may affect some users (hopefully for the better). If you might benefit from this, enable by adding the following option to the end of the line in your /flash/cmdline.txt file:

Hi Millhouse,

One Question, with this build above from 30.3. the 3D Picture lookes never better !!!! I was so suprised a clear sharp and smooth picture, like you watch a 1080p 2D Movie ( i have a passive 3D TV). So today i uptaded to your last build and the 3D picture has changed to, how can i descripe,... Not so smooth and sharp ... A little unsettled... Did your last updated change the handling of 3D back?

Thx for answer in advance Wink

Messages In This Thread
RE: OpenELEC Testbuilds for RaspberryPi Part 2 - by SSC_Jarod - 2014-04-03, 19:38
AW: RE: - by DieterLumpen - 2013-07-29, 20:50
include guires switch? - by hpbaxxter - 2013-08-01, 21:46
RE: dual audio?? - by pootler - 2013-08-03, 17:13
Help, watch 3D Film on Non 3D TV - by unix72 - 2013-08-09, 12:39
Remote Controllers - by tfft - 2013-08-14, 09:11
rbej repeatable crash - by RichG - 2013-08-19, 12:43
New Tester - by theneverstill - 2013-10-03, 17:16