The E1 (DM500,56x0,7000,7020) release notes

A new Enigma1 PLi® Dreambox release is available for download.

The Original Enigma1 PLi® Jade suite contains the following images:

PLi®-Jade-DM500
PLi®-Jade-DM500-Old-Framebuffer
PLi®-Jade-DM500Plus
PLi®-Jade-DM56x0
PLi®-Jade-DM600
PLi®-Jade-DM7000
PLi®-Jade-DM7020

We think it is important to have a PLi® image twice a year available in summer and winter.

Therefore, we have decided to make a steady Release Candidate public.
As it is a steady Release Candidate, you might run into some unknown bugs.

Please report any issues or bugs on our forum, so we can fix it before the final release of Jade.


Highlights:
- EPG Search added
- Complete redesigned backup/restore menu
- Fully programmable Blue and Yellow buttons to any menu or Plugin/PPanel
- Complete redesigned network mount screen
- New movieplayer plugin as a full and better replacement for the VLCF plugin
- Permanent timeshift integrated in recording and playing menu
- Global worldwide Picon Sets added per Satellite / Provider


Enigma1:
- CVS Repository June 29th 2008
- PLi® Repository July 18th 2008
- RC repeat fix
- Build non-LCD boxes without DISABLE_LCD, so binary plugins will work
- Don't shut the box down on fatal Enigma errors
- Enabled TimeShift for DM600
- 2nd stage bootloader: Auto reboot after flashing nfi (DM500+ DM600, DM7020)
- Improved BER
- Auto Adjust AGCR1 to improve BER after tuning (yet only available via the registry)
- Disabled fast zapping for DM500 and DM56x0
- Mount network mounts as first step so EPG can be on a network mount


Plugins:
- Build Streamts with large file support
- Install movieplayer by default on all boxes


General openembedded images:
- Several ipkg improvements, speedups and bugfixes
- Ushare and djmount (uPnP mediaserver and client) added


Drivers:
- Added keyspan usb2serial driver (DM7020)


Skins:
- ePicon widget added, used by skin and multiepg
* (uses serviceref piconnames, auto resizes picons to specified dimensions)
- X-Line skin updated
- Global worldwide Picon Sets added per Satellite / Provider


SQLite:
- Updated to version 5.3.9


Network Mounts Fixes:
- If a network mount is edited in the web interface, it's automatically unmounted
- Use udhcpc config/deconfig script
* This solves the problem samba fails to start in case the DHCP assigns another hostname


Network Mounts Features:
- Complete redesigned network mount screen DM7000 allows NFS V3 mounts too
- Support for NAS devices which cannot handle cifs Linux extensions
- /VAR can be easily moved to a network mount


Web Interface Fixes:
- Several in web interface/movie source
- Several in web interface/remote control
- Several in web interface EPG
- PDA webif improvements by Jonc
- Updated working forum links in webif, now containing links to the PLi® wiki


Miscellaneous Fixes:
- Several TuxTXT bugs
- More support for the DMM keyboard at several places
- Better remote control support for fx2 games
- Several fixes for Tetris
- Fixed the unresolved symbols issue for various SoftCams
- Sample PPanel can be uninstalled now
- LCD output for PPanels fixed
- Capacity in harddisk menu fixed
- RSS configuration path
- Improved harddisk detection
- Satellite setup fixes for more then 80 active satellites
- Recording and playing fixes if a network mount is unmounted
- For writing EPG data to a network mount
- Disable PIG on DM500+
- No longer use (part of) the recordingdescription for repeating events
* Just use the current date as additional description
* Extra info will be in the EIT file anyway


Miscellaneous Features:
- Default zapstream for streaming to a PC
- Removed: "Show installed PPanels"
* All PPanels are visible in the plugin screen
- Complete redesigned backup/restore menu
- Support for dropbear in CDK images (DM500/DM56x0/DM7000)
- Permanent timeshift integrated in recording and playing menu
- Forward/backward skipping using the remote control number buttons
- "Blue button" completely integrated with Enigma Setup
- Fully programmable Blue and Yellow buttons to any menu or Plugin/PPanel
* (Removed: PLiKey ppanel)
- EPG Search added
- Added <menu> for PPanel to call any Menu from a PPanel
- Support for opening PPanels using an URL
- Movie directory automatically created and automatic fallback to internal harddisk if anything fails
- New movieplayer plugin as a full and better replacement for the VLCF plugin
- Swap menu added for oe boxes
- Ipkg support in PPanel
- Added DISH LNB setting support in Satellite configuration wizard (at first boot)


OSD Fixes:
- Date in OSD fixes
- Cosmetic changes in the Timer Menu


OSD Features:
- OSD is aligned according to OSD offsets


DM500:
- CCcam Softcam updated to 2.09


Further:
- Thanks to ims for EPG Search, Movieplayer Plugin and several fixes
- Some EPG webif changes by Alphons (we've added it to the CVS repository)
- EPG Search based on Sourceforge Merlin project

Thanks to the PLi testers for several fixes and features


Support:
- Online update support (IPKG feed) for OpenEmbedded boxes (DM500Plus/DM600/DM7020)
- Global satellites.xml updated July 5th 2008

The E2 (DM7025, DM800) release notes

In memorial to our Danish friend Gaj1, rest in peace Johnny!

A new Enigma2 PLi® Dreambox release is available for download.

The Original Enigma2 PLi® Jade suite contains the following images:

PLi®-Jade-DM7025
PLi®-Jade-DM800

See below for what's New, Fixed & Features since the initial PLi® Iolite release

Or have a look at the MovieClip prestation on PLi-images.org... or at YouTube...

We think it is important to have a PLi® image twice a year available in summer and winter.

Therefore, we have decided to make a steady Release Candidate public.
As it is a steady Release Candidate, you might run into some unknown bugs.

Please report any issues or bugs on our forum, so we can fix it before the final release of Jade.

Warning:
- We don't support an Online Software Update from Iolite to Jade.


Highlights:
- UPnP mediaserver / client plugins
- UShare mediaserver
- DJmount mediaclient
- DVD player plugin
- Upgrade of TuxTXT from the 32 bit framebuffer to TuxTXT v1.99
- Teletext caching
- Service pin timeout (parental control)
- DM800: use udev to mount USB devices
- Harddiskmanager: support scsi devices and udev device naming
- DM7025: Screen resize plugin (to adjust overscan)
- Complete global picon sets per satellite / provider


Enigma2:
- CVS Repository July 2nd 2008
- PLi® Repository July 18th 2008
- 20080603 drivers for DM7025
- 20080618 drivers for DM800
- Some CryptoInfo converter types and functionality added
- Cable ScanSetup and fixes:
* Cable transponder 'blind'-scan: make sure we don't miss transponders when we receive incomplete lines in our dataAvail callback
* Default cable scan 'steps' instead of 'bands', 'bands' doesn't find all transponders on Dutch Cablenetwork
- Don't create a 'largefile' ext3 fs on a small (<=4GB ) device, that wouldn't allow us to e.g. install a lot of picons on a relatively small CF
- Added picon install location selection screen
- Only allow to install picons on fileystems which support symlinks
- Always allow picons to be installed on HDD, with the new selection screen it's your own responsibility
- Rewrote hard disk manager, support scsi and ide devices
- Show correct hard disk capacity
- Added python support for capmt reply tlv's (clientname, usedcaid, decodeinfo)
- Eventview context menu
* (open with 'menu' or 'info' key while in eventview window)
* (Imdb plugin installs itself into this menu)
- Don't create 'largefile' fs on small CF device
- Fixed default Picon
- RecordTimer (and parseEvent): fallback to the extended description, when an event doesn't have a short description
- Join short/extended description, when the short description is so long that it looks like a situation where short and extended contain parts of a single full description
- Upgrade of TuxTXT from the 32 bit framebuffer to TuxTXT v1.99
- Several TuxTXT bug fixes
- Enable Teletext caching
* (when caching mode is enabled, VBI teletext is not possible)
- Implemented service pin timeout (parental control). The timeout is adjustable, defaults to 60 mins.
- Parental lock can be switched on and off via the service context menu.
- In default skin, show remaining time instead of seconds on lcd. Plus some repositioning.
- DM800: use udev to mount USB devices
- Harddiskmanager: support scsi devices and udev device naming
- DM7025: Screen resize plugin (to adjust overscan)


Drivers:
- Keyspan usb2serial driver added (DM7025, DM800)
- Support for internal uart on DM800 added


Plugins: Enigma2 plugins 20080709 (including DVD-Player)
- DVD-Player plugin: avoid bsod when selected pathname doesn't exist
- MediaPlayer:
* Support ':' in paths
* Use an absolute path when a playlist entry starts with 'http://'
- MovieRetitle plugin added
- Emailclient added
- Lastfm seems to be fixed
- Dyndns added
- CCcam 2.0.9 SoftCam added
- Opencam 2.0.13 Softcam added
- Mgcamd1.30d Softcam added
- Newcs 1.60 Cardserver added
- RQCamd 0.82 Softcam added
- Scam 3.29 Softcam added
- 'real' buttons for PPanel
- 'real' button for bitrate plugin
- LipSync plugin: store audio delay as e2 config values, set audio delay at startup, no longer depend on /etc/init.d/bootup to copy the values at bootup
- Remote control channel plugin added Webif timers fix
- RSSreader: correctly handle i/I umlaut and quotes
- PPanels: avoid BSOD when 'pipe' fails (it often fails with errno 12, 'Cannot allocate memory' )
- Remotecontrol channel config plugin
- RSS reader: fix some escaped characters in the RSS data
- New RSS Reader feeds
- MountManager plugin:
* Do network mounts when Enigma2 starts, no longer depend on /etc/init.d/bootup to perform the mounts


UPnP Plugins:
- UShare mediaserver
- djmount mediaclient


Skins:
- Default picon size 70x53
- Updated picons: Canvas, Veronica, Animal Planet, Eurosport added
- Nemesis.BlackBox added
- Orbital position convertor added
- All Global provider picons for Radio and TV per Satellite added
- Dutch Ziggo picons added (thx to Xilorp)
- 'CryptoInfo' convertor added. Use as follows:
<widget source="session.CurrentService" render="Pixmap" pixmap=".." ...>
<convert type="CryptoInfo">HasSeca</convert>
<convert type="ConditionalShowHide" /
</widget>
- Torkoise Skin added:
* updates by mimi74
- Nemesis.BlackBox skin: added 'VerboseInfo' as example for CryptInfo converter usage
- Nemesis.BlackBox skin: rewrote obsolete NimA/NimB status stuff
- Nemesis.BlackBox skin:
* 'DecodeInfo' as example for CryptInfo converter usage added
- Rewrote Picon renderer, some speedups, check /picon/, check if /media/hdd/picon/ exists at startup, add that path to the search list only if it exists
- Nemesis Chromeline Skin added (PLi modded)
- Glassline Skin added (PLi modded)


Network:
- MountManager plugin:
* Use color buttons
* Default sharename 'harddisk' for cifs and smbfs
- Do network mounts when e2 starts, no longer depend on /etc/init.d/bootup to perform the mounts


Mounts:
- Smaller "long description" for network mounts
- Mountmanager now translates each mount point to a recommended mount point (/media/...)


Softcam Setup:
- Use color buttons


ECM info /helper:
- Fixed emu ecminfo parsing
- Added and implemented more capmt reply tlv's
- Rewrote cryptoinfo convertor, so the available options are more obvious to skinmakers


EPG:
- Possibiltiy to feed EPG data from plugin. Plugin not included yet (by Oudeis)
- Fill now/next with epgcache, till EIT arrives
- Implemented now/next refreshtimer, started when the EIT reader stops with an error
* (epgcache now/next will be used instead)
- Fill Now/Next with EPGcache, untill EIT arrives
- Implemented Now/Next refreshtimer, started when the EIT reader stops with an error
(EPGcache now/next will be used instead)
- Implemented context menu for eventview (open with 'menu' or 'info' key while in eventview window)
* IMDB plugin installs itself into this menu


Languages:
- Several languages updated


Image:
- WakeLAN tool added
- Scce symlink added


Support:
- Online update support (IPKG feed) for OpenEmbedded boxes (DM7025/DM800)
- Global satellites.xml updated July 5th 2008

See our brandnew PLi® Jade Wiki...


Further:
- Thanks to Oudeis for his EPG patch. Now plugins can add EPG data


Many low level changes fixes and other updates...

Detailed info, Wiki, FAQ's, HowTo's, TechNotes and information about this and the previous PLi® releases can be found on the PLi® Website:

http://www.pli-images.org