LibreELEC 8.2.4 causes Slice 3 to hang

  • I had auto updates enabled, on updating to 8.2.4 the system hangs, will not respond to any local input and also network fails to respond.


    I have not had time to check the logs, but it could be do with the new RPI 3+ updates

  • Wow, you beat my query on the topic by 4 minutes, I had the same result but in my case the boot totally fails. I had to flash the previous 8.2.3 and disable auto updates before allowing it to go on-line (otherwise it would automatically upgrade on the next boot to 8.2.4 and then break again)...

  • Jup. Same here. Wanted to upgrade from CM1 to CM3. With the newest build. Wasted a whole night because of that.


    8.2.3 just works fine!

  • I switched back from 8.2.4 to 8.2.3 at the website, the autoupdate should be stopped too. We are currently not sure whats the problem, but we will fix it asap.

  • On rPi Zero W the 8.2.4 is freezing after a random time... I left it there for 15 mins and when I came back, the screen was dimmed down (energy saving) and the whole system was unresponsive. No mouse, no keyboard. The app didn't find it as well. I tried it 4-5 times and the result is the same.

  • If anyone affected by 8.2.4 issues is overclocking, can they re-test 8.2.4 without overclocks and confirm if there is any change.


    Also, installing 8.2.4 firmware after downgrading to 8.2.3 would be another useful test - if the resulting "hybrid" 8.2.3/8.2.4 installation has the same problems as 8.2.4 then we know it's a problem with the new 8.2.4 firmware. First, downgrade to 8.2.3 and confirm all is back to normal. Then, install the contents of 8.2.4 firmware (zip) in the root partition (overwriting the files of the same name) and re-test and confirm if there is any change. This firmware is suitable for both RPi0W and CM3. To restore your original 8.2.3 firmware, use 8.2.3 firmware (zip)


    Obviously we want to get to the bottom of this issue and the first step is eliminating variables such as overclocking, then firmware. Fortunately there isn't an awful lot else changed in 8.2.4.

  • Hi Milhouse,


    Mine is box default with no over clock, i will stick the 8.2.4 firmware files on now and let you know if get the same issue

  • It seems it is the 8.2.4 firmware, boots works for a few mins then stops responding to any input, now back to 8.2.3 and working as it should

  • First, downgrade to 8.2.3 and confirm all is back to normal. Then, install the contents of 8.2.4 firmware (zip) in the root partition (overwriting the files of the same name) and re-test and confirm if there is any change. This firmware is suitable for both RPi0W and CM3. To restore your original 8.2.3 firmware, use 8.2.3 firmware (zip)

    Hi, finally got some to time check with 8.2.4 firmware and yes, the boot failed the first time with new firmware. It gives on screen


    Code
    1. *** Error in mount_flash: mount_common: Could not mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 ***
    2. ### Starting debugging shell... type exit to quite ###
    3. sh: can't access tty: job control turned off
    4. #


    Just to mention, I have CM3 in the Slice currently. Reverting back to 8.2.3 firmware works like charm.


    Cheers

    Edited 2 times, last by mespakka ().

  • popcornmix


    that version seems fine


    LibreELEC:~ # vcgencmd version

    Mar 16 2018 17:27:35

    Copyright (c) 2012 Broadcom

    version db815f3ae3dc88cf21fed2765f3b25d9d2bea67a (tainted) (release)