OpenELEC 4.2 Beta 5 released

Raspberry Pi

There is an updated to OpenELEC the embedded XBMC system. Version 4.2 Beta 5 includes the latest stable version of XBMC (Gotham 13.2 final), ffmpeg-2.3.3, mesa to Mesa-10.3-rc1and systemd to systemd-216. The firmware for the Raspberry Pi has been updated and has the new MMC/SD card driver which is enabled by default.

Head to OpenELEC.TV for the release notes and the download links.

Updated core Components (summary)

update to bcm2835-bootloader-fb3e439

update to bcm2835-driver-fb3e439

update to Mesa-10.3.0-rc1

update to elfutils-0.159

update to connman-1.25

update to systemd-216

update to xbmc-13-0f3db05

update to boost-1.56.0

update to ffmpeg-2.3.3

update to xf86-video-nvidia-340.32

update to sqlite-autoconf-3080600

downgrade to taglib-1.8, this should solve crashes on flac files with IDv2 tags (see

projects/RPi/patches/linux: update RPi support patch, this adds Hifiberry DAC+ support

projects/RPi/patches/xbmc: update RPi support patch

libxcb: disable unused extensions

samba: link with -fwhole-program

xbmc: change the way tz setup is called

boost: added –ignore-site-config to ignore external site-config.jam

libX11: build without loadable-i18n/loadable-xcursor

busybox: remove CIFS/SMB boot support

create_installstick: update mbr for Debian Jessie

For a full changelog on what’s new, follow the link below:…4.1.5

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