OpenELEC 5.0.2 released

OpenELEC 5.0.2 released

Raspberry Pi

OpenELEC the Kodi/XBMC distribution for embedded media center systems has been updated to version 5.0.2. This release doesn’t have any major feature changes but there are a lot of fixes and updates including updated Raspberry Pi 2 support patches.

With OpenELEC you can turn a PC or Raspberry Pi into a Media Center system based off the latest version of Kodi/XBMC.

Full release notes:

Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 5.0.1

  • update to bcm2835-bootloader-374e3af
  • update to bcm2835-driver-374e3af
  • update to xf86-video-nvidia-340.76
  • update to xf86-video-nvidia-legacy-304.125
  • update to libpciaccess-0.13.3
  • update to sqlite-autoconf-3080802
  • update to linux-3.8.6 for RPi2
  • kodi: add PR6376
  • kodi: add PR6361
  • kodi: add PR6356
  • kodi: add NFS chunksize patch
  • projects/RPi2/patches/linux: update RPi support patches
  • projects/RPi*/linux: enable CONFIG_VMSPLIT_2G, thanks to popcornmix
  • bcm2835-bootloader: fix install of dtb files on update
  • noobs: add support for noobs ‘supported_hex_versions’
  • noobs: move distro icon to distri folder
  • noobs: add support for PROJECT based multiple noobs builds
  • projects/RPi2/patches: add patch to build ‘RTL8812AU’ driver with kernel 3.18 and enable this driver for RPi2 builds
  • libc: install package ‘arm-mem’ only with TARGET_CPU=arm1176jzf-s
  • lirc: fixed ir blasting
  • bcm2835-bootloader: fix install of dtb files
  • systemd wrapper: also restart services on upgrade
  • connman: add upstream patches
  • avahi: start after
  • Mesa: Fix the performance regression in an upstream conform way
  • Linux: Remove radeon workaround – Mesa patch was suggested by upstream
  • Mesa: Fix performance regression when sw decoding on AMD APUs

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