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piCorePlayer 1.21a

pCP Team 10 September 2015 pCP 1.21a

New piCorePlayer 1.21a ready.

Note But first I owe you all an apology. Unfortunately all 1.21 users will find that you are unable to do in situ update - sorry about that.

  • If you are using piCorePlayer 1.21 You will need to burn the 1.21a img directly to the SD card.
  • If you are using piCorePlayer 1.19 or older you can update from the web pages as always.

Changes

  • Kernel updated with the most recent fixes (4.1.6) especially this https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/pull/1125 which I think indicate that the kernel is ready for fbtft users.
  • Build with fbtft support - (module package will come later).
  • host name setting is fixed (now a reboot is needed in order to change host name).
  • Hiface USB module included.
  • Build with IRDA support - modules still need to be included in a separate package (will come later).
  • Various bug fixes related to Wifi, ALSA settings, in situ update etc.

Note

If you are comfortable editing a file in piCorePlayer you can fix the in situ update problem in piCorePlayer 1.21. Otherwise you simply download piCorePlayer 1.21a_RPi or piCorePlayer 1.21a_RPi2 and burn it to your SD card.

Find and edit line #59 using vi editor in the insitu.cgi file located here: /home/tc/www/cgi-bin/insitu.cgi

from

sudo -P "$UPD_PCP"/boot "$INSITU_DOWNLOAD"/"$INSITU"/"$INSITU"_boot.tar.gz

to

sudo wget -P "$UPD_PCP"/boot "$INSITU_DOWNLOAD"/"$INSITU"/"$INSITU"_boot.tar.gz

The pCP Team
Paul, Greg, Ralphy and Steen

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