Posts by felixob

    New version tested with 2 USB DVB-T tuners:


    - Realtek RTL2832: As usual, not detected (the last build that detected it was 7.0.2.2, I think).
    - Afatech AF9033: For the first time (at least, for me) it was detected and it's working, but it has some problems. At the beginning, the image has small glitches (one stop every 4/5 seconds). Little by little it all gets worse, with continous buffering messages, and in a few minutes the image is totally stopped. I'll try to change something in tvheadend config to see if it gets better.


    As always, thank you for your work.

    No success. Still the same error.


    Here is the Addons log file after a restart:


    ################################################################################
    # ... output of cat /storage/.kodi/userdata/addon_data/service.multimedia.tvheadend/service.log
    # LibreELEC release: S905.arm-7.0.3.012
    #
    ################################################################################
    2015-01-01 01:00:17.663 [ INFO] main: Log started
    2017-01-07 14:26:10.655 [ INFO] config: loaded
    2017-01-07 14:26:11.114 [ INFO] scanfile: DVB-T - loaded 43 regions with 1106 networks
    2017-01-07 14:26:11.114 [ INFO] scanfile: DVB-S - loaded 1 regions with 112 networks
    2017-01-07 14:26:11.114 [ INFO] scanfile: DVB-C - loaded 17 regions with 56 networks
    2017-01-07 14:26:11.114 [ INFO] scanfile: ATSC - loaded 2 regions with 14 networks
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.461 [ INFO] linuxdvb: adapter added /dev/dvb/adapter0
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.968 [ INFO] dvr: Creating new configuration ''
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.968 [ ERROR] uuid: wrong uuid size
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.968 [ ERROR] dvr: invalid config uuid 'dvr-config'
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.972 [ INFO] epggrab: module eit created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.972 [ INFO] epggrab: module uk_freesat created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.972 [ INFO] epggrab: module uk_freeview created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.972 [ INFO] epggrab: module viasat_baltic created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.989 [ INFO] epggrab: module opentv-ausat created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.990 [ INFO] epggrab: module opentv-skyuk created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.991 [ INFO] epggrab: module opentv-skyit created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.993 [ INFO] epggrab: module opentv-skynz created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.995 [ INFO] epggrab: module pyepg created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.995 [ INFO] epggrab: module xmltv created
    2017-01-07 14:26:16.999 [ INFO] spawn: Executing "/storage/.kodi/addons/service.multimedia.tvheadend/bin/tv_grab_file"
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: loaded v2
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: config 1
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: channels 0
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: brands 0
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: seasons 0
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: episodes 0
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.058 [ INFO] epgdb: broadcasts 0
    2017-01-07 14:26:17.060 [ NOTICE] START: HTS Tvheadend version 4.0.9 ~ LibreELEC Tvh-addon v7.0.101 started, running as PID:3083 UID:0 GID:39, CWD:/ CNF:/storage/.kodi/userdata/addon_data/service.multimedia.tvheadend


    There are 2 errors I can't understand.
    I also attach the complete log file.

    I agree. Version 9 was also good for me. Audio quality on S905 box was similar to S805 box. There was a little problem with random audio pops & clics, but the quality was great.
    But I think that with the new version 10, audio is getting worse. Pops & clics are gone, but the audio quality is worse. Not as worse as before version 9, but a little worse than version 9. I think kszaq has reverted some changes that were great for audio quality. Thanks anyway.

    I am hesitant to start my db from scratch just for the purposes of testing LE, especially when the problem could be with the box and not LE. Could anyone chime in on what steps they took to get a LE box working with an existing SQL db?


    I had similar problems with a S905 box. Some user (azido) gave me a solution. Read this post LibreELEC. It worked for me.




    Sorry, I don't have RTL2832 device to test with. The issue is that the driver from media_build does not work and I don't think it's possible to include both media_build and regular drivers but I will check.


    OK. No problem. If you have time to make a development build, I could test it.
    A good news: I've tested the same dongle (RTL2832) on a S905 box with your latest LE build and it works perfect.

    I think the support for USB DVB-T dongles with Realtek RTL2832 chip is still broken. Is there a possibility to make it work in the near future?
    I'm stuck at version 7.0.2.2 and I've tested al the newer versions without a hit. Maybe I'm missing something?

    This is only to write my experience. I don't know if t's related to this topic, but I think is interesting.


    At this moment I have 3 cheap chinese boxes running LE (thanks a lot o kszaq): one is a S805 (a MXQ clone), and the others are S905 (a M18 and a T95N).
    All 3 are connected via HDMI to an Onkyo receiver. Watching movies with AC3/DTS, with audio passthrough activated, I can't notice any difference between them.
    But listening mp3 files (or AVI files with mp3 sound) things become a little funny. The sound from the S805 box is nearly perfect, but the sound from the S905 boxes is not so good. There's a little distortion, that's especially noticeable with very bass tones: if you listen to John Lennon's 'Imagine', with the piano notes at the beginning, there's a clear distortion (it's like using very cheap speakers). That distortion doesn't exists at all with the S805 box.


    When I read this post I thought that maybe I'm having that problem of resampling, but my Onkyo says it's always receiving 44.1 signals.


    The other day I made a test using Android's SPMC on the M18 box. Surprisingly, even with occasional gitches (Android Kodi it's not very good with audio), I found that the sound had not the LE's Kodi distortion. So I think maybe is a software problem.


    I've checked the log file and you're right, it's the same problem as you.
    I've tried your solution b) and it works perfect.


    Thanks a lot for your help.

    Installed on a beelink m18 using a new sd card, following instructions, without problem.
    All seems to be ok, except the connection with the remote mysql database, installed on a Windows 10 PC.
    In previous versions I had to reboot the box some times to get connected. Now, I've rebooted al least 10 times without a hit.
    Otherwise, the network (wired) is ok. I can see the remote drives and all the add-ons work without problems.


    Thanks a lot.

    I installed LE on a Beelink M18 (S905/2GB/16GB) and it's running good and very stable.
    I only want to notice 2 problems I have:


    1. As other users, I also have problems with HDMI negotiation. My device is conected to a TV through a receiver. The TV is a little old Panasonic plasma and it's not FULL HD, but it accepts 1080p signals. So I usually configure KODI to 1920x1080/50 and it works ok with other devices (e.g. a S805/MXQ clone with LE). But if I do that with the M18/LE, I always have problems when I disconnect and connect the device from the TV. Each time I swicth off/on, the resolution changes and the image gets distorted. The only resolution that doesn't change is 1280x720/60.


    2. I use MySQL for my music/video libraries. The server is a Win10 machine and it's always on, with some KODI clients accesing the database. After installing LE on the M18 I have to reboot the device many times (sometimes only 2 times, sometimes even 8 times) to get connected to the database. Most of the times, in the log there are messages like this: "ERROR: Unable to open database: MyMusic56 [2003](Can't connect to MySQL server on '192.168.2.101' (101))". I tried enabling the LE option "wait for network before start", but nothing changes. I've raised the wait time from 10 to 25 seconds, but it does nothing. The device is connected by cable (no WiFi) like the other devices (all the others work perfect).


    I hope it can help to improve these fantastic builds. Thanks.


    your problem just like mine, read my post #7, perhap might work on your machine too


    Your solution it has worked perfect. Sorry I hadn't read your post #7 with attention. Thank you very much for your information.
    Maybe it's something to put somewhere to help another people who want to migrate from Alex's OE builds.

    I have a M18 box (S905 with 2G RAM / 16 GB memory). Some time ago I installed an OE build made for MiniMX (OpenELEC-Amlogic.aarch64-MiniMX-6.95.3.img) booting from SD and it worked but it was a little unstable.
    This morning tried to install your LE build and I was unable to make it work. On boot I always have the same error message:
    "SH: can't access tty job control turned off "
    I googled a little and thought it was a SD card problem, so I tried with another card with the same results.
    I even tried a 'dirty' method: made a copy of the SD with the OE installation and rewrite the system files with the LE files. Always the same error message.


    Any ideas?
    Thanks a lot for your great effort making all these builds.