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February 2, 2014 at 18:11 #494
Please post here the issues related to this image
For any feedback, do not forget to precise your target.
When issues are related to specific video streams, the best way to report is to send an extract of the faulty video so that I can reproduce and investigate.
StephanFebruary 3, 2014 at 12:29 #517
First of all, thanks for the great job you´ve done there.
I have briefly checked the WB quad image, and found that external subtitles arent working. I mean, XBMC dosen´t recognize *.srt included in the same folder.
About videos not been played, just a couple, one of them was the 15 Mg
TEST TOOL Ac3 Dolby Digital 5.1ChSoundTest.
Regards!February 3, 2014 at 16:10 #518
I’ve now a bit of testing.
1 SD ubuntu uptime about 20 minutes 44-46°C
2 SSD yocto 0.0.4:
15:07:01 up 22 min, 1 user, load average: 12:49, 00:57, 00:46
root @ utilite: ~ # cat / sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone0/temp
Yesterday I had found that the utilité is quite warm in my opinion.February 3, 2014 at 19:59 #519
I am using your newest image on an udoo-quad. After a full restart of the board, the playback in xbmc is working fine but when the xbmc is running for a longer time, I only get audio playback.
[79742.156748] mxc_v4l2_output mxc_v4l2_output.0: Bypass IC.
18:39:50 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: Opening: /media/Western Digital 4TB NAS/Filme/XXXXXXX/XXXXXXX.mkv 18:39:50 T:737669120 WARNING: CDVDMessageQueue(player)::Put MSGQ_NOT_INITIALIZED 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Thread DVDPlayer start, auto delete: false 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Creating InputStream 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Creating Demuxer 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Opening video stream: 0 source: 256 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Creating video codec with codec id: 28 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Creating video thread 18:39:50 T:986707024 NOTICE: Thread DVDPlayerVideo start, auto delete: false 18:39:50 T:986707024 NOTICE: running thread: video_thread 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Opening audio stream: 1 source: 256 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Finding audio codec for: 86019 18:39:50 T:977171536 NOTICE: Creating audio thread 18:39:50 T:1083720784 NOTICE: Thread DVDPlayerAudio start, auto delete: false 18:39:50 T:1083720784 NOTICE: running thread: CDVDPlayerAudio::Process() 18:39:50 T:1083720784 NOTICE: Creating audio stream (codec id: 86019, channels: 2, sample rate: 48000, pass-through) 18:39:50 T:986707024 NOTICE: DeQueue - Cannot dequeue frame as buffers were released ! 18:39:50 T:986707024 ERROR: AllocateBuffers - 13 Hw buffer allocation error (-1) 18:39:50 T:986707024 NOTICE: DeQueue - Cannot dequeue frame as buffers were released ! 18:39:50 T:986707024 ERROR: Decode - VPU decode failed with error code 7. ... 18:39:50 T:986707024 WARNING: CDVDMessageQueue(video)::Get - asked for new data packet, with nothing available 18:39:50 T:986707024 NOTICE: DeQueue - Cannot dequeue frame as buffers were released ! 18:39:50 T:986707024 ERROR: Decode - VPU decode failed with error code 7. ... 18:40:00 T:986707024 ERROR: Decode - VPU decode failed with error code 7. 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::CloseFile() 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: waiting for threads to exit 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::OnExit() 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: closing audio stream 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: Closing audio stream 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: Waiting for audio thread to exit 18:40:00 T:1083720784 NOTICE: thread end: CDVDPlayerAudio::OnExit() 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: Closing audio device 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: Deleting audio codec 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: closing video stream 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: Closing video stream 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: waiting for video thread to exit 18:40:00 T:986707024 ERROR: Got MSGQ_ABORT or MSGO_IS_ERROR return true 18:40:00 T:986707024 NOTICE: thread end: video_thread 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: deleting video codec 18:40:00 T:977171536 ERROR: Dispose - VPU flush failed with error code 1. 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::OnExit() deleting demuxer 18:40:00 T:977171536 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::OnExit() deleting input stream 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: finished waiting 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::CloseFile() 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: waiting for threads to exit 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: finished waiting 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: CDVDPlayer::CloseFile() 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: waiting for threads to exit 18:40:00 T:737669120 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: finished waiting
A restart of xbmc.bin does not solve the problem. I have to reboot the hole system.
The problem exists with all files that I have testet (mainly 1024p/720p h264)
P.S.: I am using a self compiled kernel to have NFS3/4 and BtrFS, so I am not 100% sure that this problem exists in the official version but I have not changed any source.
root@udoo-quad:~/.xbmc/temp# cat /proc/version Linux version 3.0.35-g192842b (lspr@lspr-nexoc) (gcc version 4.4.4 (4.4.4_09.06.2010) ) #7 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jan 31 20:45:00 CET 2014February 3, 2014 at 22:55 #520
I have just given a try a external subtitles and they work fine for me (external srt file with same file name as movie).
It is known not to work with UPNP (because xbmc cannot see them, check here) but they work fine with local content, or SMB/NFS shares
For TEST TOOL Ac3 Dolby Digital 5.1ChSoundTest, you are right : It is a divX3 codec which is not played (divx4 and divx5 are correctly played but not divX3) : I think I know what the issue is and should be able to fix it very quickly…February 3, 2014 at 23:02 #521
First no panic : 66°C as a core temp is not dangerous for your device.
Then there is an easy explanation for the difference with ubuntu.
When you launch my image, you automatically launch XBMC and the main page requires permanent GPU activity (especially for displaying the RSS feed) which is largely responsible for the heat dissipation you mention.
If you want to lower temperature you can :
– Stop XBMC (most efficient)
– Disable RSS feed (it will really improve GPU load)
– Move to another page on XBMC GUI
StephanFebruary 3, 2014 at 23:09 #522
Unfortunately I know the symptoms you describe.
You are faced with a memory allocation failure.
When it happens can you try the following :
First, issue commands
free -m cat /proc/zoneinfo cat /proc/meminfo
And send to me the outputs
Then, issue the command :
echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches
And try again to launch your movie…
StephanFebruary 4, 2014 at 08:59 #525
I have already noted it in your blog section, but I thought I would write it here again so that everyone knows and can maybe share their experiences related to my issues experienced on my Udoo Quad:
1. Aeon MQ5 Skin(Can’t successfully enable the skin). It automatically reverts back to the default Confluence skin when I try enable MQ5 skin. Anyone else experienced this?
2. Sports-a-holic add-on(part of the mash2k3 repository). XBMC tells me I cannot install this add-on due to missing dependencies. Any idea what it needs to be able to work? Anyone else experienced this?
3. My 1080p movies playback with stutter(flickering of the screen) and eventually cause my Udoo to freeze up completely and reboot is required. Stephan is helping me investigate this already…but has anyone else experienced this with any of their 1080p movies and if so what types of video files were they? To provide you more info about the files I ma having a problem with: One is a 12GB 1080p x264 mkv with DTS. It is the film Prometheus.
Thanks again Stephan for all your hard work and help! and I am interested to hear from the rest of the community if anyone has experienced problems similar to mine and if so compare notesFebruary 4, 2014 at 12:47 #528
root@udoo-quad:~# free -m
total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 875 446 428 0 17 178 -/+ buffers/cache: 250 624 Swap: 0 0 0
root@udoo-quad:~# cat /proc/zoneinfo
Node 0, zone DMA pages free 29115 min 195 low 243 high 292 scanned 0 spanned 47104 present 46736 nr_free_pages 29115 nr_inactive_anon 10 nr_active_anon 3138 nr_inactive_file 70 nr_active_file 38 nr_unevictable 0 nr_mlock 0 nr_anon_pages 3128 nr_mapped 22 nr_file_pages 128 nr_dirty 2 nr_writeback 0 nr_slab_reclaimable 232 nr_slab_unreclaimable 215 nr_page_table_pages 18 nr_kernel_stack 24 nr_unstable 0 nr_bounce 0 nr_vmscan_write 56092 nr_writeback_temp 0 nr_isolated_anon 0 nr_isolated_file 0 nr_shmem 20 nr_dirtied 2018208 nr_written 1774554 nr_anon_transparent_hugepages 0 protection: (0, 705, 705, 705) pagesets cpu: 0 count: 6 high: 90 batch: 15 vm stats threshold: 12 cpu: 1 count: 89 high: 90 batch: 15 vm stats threshold: 12 cpu: 2 count: 4 high: 90 batch: 15 vm stats threshold: 12 cpu: 3 count: 83 high: 90 batch: 15 vm stats threshold: 12 all_unreclaimable: 0 start_pfn: 65536 inactive_ratio: 1 Node 0, zone Normal pages free 78801 min 757 low 946 high 1135 scanned 0 spanned 215040 present 180592 nr_free_pages 78801 nr_inactive_anon 104 nr_active_anon 40852 nr_inactive_file 43322 nr_active_file 8234 nr_unevictable 0 nr_mlock 0 nr_anon_pages 40749 nr_mapped 4776 nr_file_pages 51759 nr_dirty 3229 nr_writeback 0 nr_slab_reclaimable 2951 nr_slab_unreclaimable 2513 nr_page_table_pages 522 nr_kernel_stack 193 nr_unstable 0 nr_bounce 0 nr_vmscan_write 62497 nr_writeback_temp 0 nr_isolated_anon 0 nr_isolated_file 0 nr_shmem 207 nr_dirtied 7674268 nr_written 6720939 nr_anon_transparent_hugepages 0 protection: (0, 0, 0, 0) pagesets cpu: 0 count: 87 high: 186 batch: 31 vm stats threshold: 24 cpu: 1 count: 43 high: 186 batch: 31 vm stats threshold: 24 cpu: 2 count: 80 high: 186 batch: 31 vm stats threshold: 24 cpu: 3 count: 47 high: 186 batch: 31 vm stats threshold: 24 all_unreclaimable: 0 start_pfn: 112640 inactive_ratio: 1
root@udoo-quad:~# cat /proc/meminfo
MemTotal: 896044 kB MemFree: 424472 kB Buffers: 18076 kB Cached: 196272 kB SwapCached: 0 kB Active: 209040 kB Inactive: 180840 kB Active(anon): 175932 kB Inactive(anon): 456 kB Active(file): 33108 kB Inactive(file): 180384 kB Unevictable: 0 kB Mlocked: 0 kB HighTotal: 0 kB HighFree: 0 kB LowTotal: 896044 kB LowFree: 424472 kB SwapTotal: 0 kB SwapFree: 0 kB Dirty: 20008 kB Writeback: 0 kB AnonPages: 175496 kB Mapped: 19192 kB Shmem: 908 kB Slab: 23640 kB SReclaimable: 12732 kB SUnreclaim: 10908 kB KernelStack: 1728 kB PageTables: 2160 kB NFS_Unstable: 0 kB Bounce: 0 kB WritebackTmp: 0 kB CommitLimit: 448020 kB Committed_AS: 914912 kB VmallocTotal: 811008 kB VmallocUsed: 3100 kB VmallocChunk: 805180 kB
echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_cachesdid not solve the problem.February 6, 2014 at 02:38 #537February 9, 2014 at 03:35 #540
Just tried the utilite_yocto_v0.0.4.img.xz on my utilite pro, all that happens is I see a splash screen for wandboard and that’s it. No console output either. Not sure if there is something wrong with the image I downloaded so I’m trying again, just in case I accidentally got the wrong image. Just downloaded and verified the md5:
Will do the install and see what happens this time around.
Thanks for your work!February 9, 2014 at 04:41 #541
Confirmed, I have the same problem after re-trying the utilite image. I get a wandboard.org splash screen and then nothing else.February 11, 2014 at 10:26 #542
thanks a lot for your great work. Im succesfully using your image on my wanboard quad, and it is playing most of my stuff without any jerks. There are just 2 things I recognized:
1. I’m not able to play Ac3 passthrough over Spdif (DTS is working), means I can play the file, but there is no sound. If I turn passtrough off, sound is working perfectly.
2. There is no scaling-method option for SD-Videos, which makes them a little “rough” looking on HD-devices. I guess this is a vpu-driver issue, and therefore you will have probably no influence on this until there is a new driver coming out…
Hope you keep on this really good work!
SimonFebruary 12, 2014 at 14:09 #544
Maybe you can try the try pointed by peter : http://stephan-rafin.net/blog/2014/01/29/yet-another-yocto-image/#comment-1787
iecset -c 1 audio 0
RegardsFebruary 13, 2014 at 00:34 #545
Hi sorry for the delay of my fix : Could you try this new version please :
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