OpenELEC 4.2 Beta 6 released

OpenELEC 4.2 Beta 6 released

Raspberry Pi

The embedded distribution of XBMC OpenELEC has been refreshed again. Version 4.2 beta 6 of OpenELEC doesn’t an updated build of XBMC but it does have updated version of Mesa, llvm and an updated Linux kernel (3.16.2). This build fixes crashing issues with a PS3 remote and updated Raspberry Pi Firmware. Also added is STK1160 framegrabber, CH341 USB-serial support and the PSTATE CPU scaling driver for Intel Systems.

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

The OpenELEC 4.1 release series are test releases (beta) for OpenELEC-4.2.
OpenELEC-4.2 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.0.

This release includes some bugfixes, security fixes and improvements since OpenELEC-4.1.5. Besides the usual bugfixes and package updates we updated Mesa to Mesa-10.3-rc3, llvm to llvm-3.5.0 and kernel to linux 3.16.2. We fixed a crash in our installer and when pairing a PS3 remote and updated the RaspberryPi firmware to include the last fixes and features. Also we added STK1160 framegrabber, CH341 USB-serial support and the PSTATE CPU scaling driver for Intel Systems.

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