OpenViX 4.x is based on the OE-Alliance v3.3 core. You cannot perform an online update if you are currently on any pre OpenViX 4.x image. You can flash image using USB method or using Image Manager.
You should be fine to restore a settings backup after you have flashed the image, this will restore most things to how you had it before.
RESTORE PROCESS WILL NOT RESTORE PLUGINS FROM AN OLDER SERIES. THESE MUST BE INSTALLED
So what is different in OpenViX 4.0 then?
OpenViX 3.2 build 037 was the final build in the 3.2 series.
The numbering of the image series has been segregated from the branch of the OE-Alliance the image is built from. So as time moves on and things get updated/new branches created, we will bump the numbers to suit. This will prevent online updatess when a reflash is required.
As with previous images, the main differences are core of the image or the OE (Open Embedded). This has undergone a lot of changes, updates and fixes. As a user you should not notice many differences between previous images and Openvix 4.x (i.e. there are not many functional differences.)
Image Manager now makes a settings backup when you flash/restore an image. They have “ImageManager” in the name.
Added service reference to PLI extrainfo for skinners who want this
GStreamer update to 1.7.1
Many other updates/tweaks to OpenViX Enigma2
Python update to 2.7.11
System clock set at bootup for receivers with access to the interweb
Update OE 02/2016
Bitbake 1.27.1 to 1.29.0
Compiler : GCC 4.9.2 on GCC 5.3.0
Busybox : 1.23.2 to 1.24.1
Python : 2.7.9 to 2.7.11
Openssl : 1.0.2d on 1.0.2f
libav Replace by ffmpeg 2.8.6
libc update 2.21 to 2.2.2
libpam 1.1.6 to 1.2.1
openssh 6.8p1 server on 7.1.p2
opkg 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124
Libcom 1.42.9 to 1.42.99
mtd util 1.5.1 to 1.5.2
libssl 1.0.2d on 1.0.2f
libcdio12 0.82 to 0.93
liborg 0.4.23 to 0.4.24
pam -plugin -group 1.1.6 to 1.2.1
bluz5 5:32 to 5:37
bash 4.3 to 4.3.30
tzdata 2015e to 2016a
dbus 1.8.18 aif 1.10.6
nice 2.7.1 to 3.1.1
libuuid 2.26.2 to 2.17.1
util linux sfdisk 2.26.2 to 1.27.1
libstdc 4.9.2 to 5.3.0
wpa_supplicant 2.4 to 2.5
libsmartcols 2.26.0 to 2.17.1
libtinfo 5.9 to 6.0
libvorbis 1.3.4 to 1.3.5
libxml 2.9.2 to 2.9.3
libblkid 2.26.2 to 2.27.1
libalsa 1.0.29 to 1.1.0
libsqllite3 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52
ethtool 4.0 to 4.2
dropbear 2015.67 to 2015.71
libpcere 9:37 to 8:38
libgmp 6.0.0 to 6.1.0
autofs 5.1.0 to 5.1.1
libgnutls28 3.3.14 to 3.4.8 libgnutls30
Known Image issues
Dreamplex – Some users in certain setup’s may have issues.
Console window does not display the installation status onscreen. Fix coming soon.
Known Plugin/Receiver issues
Older receivers with lower amounts of memeory struggle with downloading OpenTV EPG data using Cross EPG downloader. Use a swap file in such cases.
Some 3rd party plugins may not be currently compatible with OE-A 4.x core, streaming plugins may require their respective author’s to add dependancies for GST 1.xx.
USB tuners not working INI (GI LX3 etc) brand receivers
Technomate receivers long press of up button not working
Vu Solo 4K: Image Manager cannot flash without risk of crippling receiver. You can make an image backup and fash by USB.
HbbTV not working for all receivers. Please raise issue with respective Manufacturer.
Short Red** & *** – Show current channel EPG info (ViX Single EPG).
Long Red ** & *** – Sort single EPG info when in channel list.
Short Green** & *** – Timers.
Long Green*** – AutoTimer Timers.
Short Yellow*** – EPG Search.
Long Yellow*** – Instant IMDB Database search on the current programme.
Short Blue – Extensions.
Long Blue*** – Plugins Menu.
EPG – Opens ViX EPG.
Left/Right** – Opens ViX QuickEPG.
Left/Right** – Opens ViX QuickEPG.
Up/Down** – Open Full Screen Channel List.
Long Up/Down – Open PIP list on boxes that support PIP.
TV Button** – Open Full Screen Channel List.
Long TV Button – Open Bouquets List.
** Can be changed in ViX Menu
*** Can be turned off in ViX Menu
- Rytec – for his continued support.
- Ocram/Charlesdocu, MK and others for their Picon sets
- All developers for their plugins used in the feeds of this image.
- All of the ViX Beta team for their hours of testing and dedication on improving the image.
- All those who have submitted patches/fixes
- Rob van der Does, Belierzz, Rimas, Henkka, Huevos, Raivo, Eesatfan, Zartmy, Trial, Stig-O & June8 for their translation work
- Huevos for his work on blindscan and ABM.
- Gennart1 for dvb-as102 support
- Peter de Jonge & Huevos for their work with Andyblac to improve ABM.
- Rob van der Does, Delagroov, Schweeler, rossi2000, simonsez, nashu, Markus625 for OpenViX skins
Receivers no longer supported
Some receivers that lack resources (only have 333MHz CPU, insufficient flash, lack driver support, etc) will not be built in version 4.0. If you want to use OpenViX with these receivers please use version 3.2 or build version 4.0 yourself. The following is a list of the receivers not supported in version 4.0:
- GB Solo
- GB 800SE
- GB 800UE
- Mara M9
- Venton Unibox
- VU+ Solo