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- lcapriotti - 2008-06-26 12:31
@NOKIA_LMT: your issues require a basic knowledge of Linux and Ubuntu environment, so that you can refer to the instructions contained in post #128 (and other similar ones).
eth1 or eth2 instead of eth0 - rodercot - 2008-06-26 17:05
tried this out this morning. on my amd nforce 4 board 3200+ it boots up finds shares etc. No sound of course. Will playback avi no sweat, it reboots on video_ts folders.
but when I try it on my main machine. wolfedale and asus p5k3 deluxe, it all boots up fine. I cannot select eth0 thus no shares found. if finds eth1 and 2 but no zero. I read of someone else mentioning this but could not find the fix. this is the latest live on 12835 build. That board has of course two nic cards on board but the second is disabled in the bios it finds 1920x1080 video fine on a 8600Gt 512.
Thanks for the cool option it is awesome to boot from the flash. I find that if I boot cold it seems slow to respond to commands but on a reboot it seems faster, also it works great with the gyration MCE remote and dongle from the flash as well.
- ShortySco - 2008-06-26 17:53
Firstly, thanks for this LiveUSB package... working almost perfectly.
Would anyone be good enough to shed some light on this for me...
Under network settings i have options for eth1 and wlan 0 (both of which are disabed), but no eth0 which the first post of this thread says is the one that's enabled.
I'm using an abit i-n73d motherboard (all on-board) which has a nvidia 630i/7100 chipset (nvivia gigabt ethernet port) and from reading this forum it seems others with the same chipset are good to go, what am i missing?
- gryzor - 2008-06-26 19:35
ShortySco Wrote:Under network settings i have options for eth1 and wlan 0 (both of which are disabed), but no eth0 which the first post of this thread says is the one that's enabled.
This is more a O/S-question than XBMC since the Network Interface assignment is not used. With "DHCP activated on eth0", he means that the distribution activates the _first network card found on the bus_ and tries to fetch a IP using DHCP on this card. If this fails, there will be no network. I have never used this package, so I'm sure someone will fill in on how to accomplish static settings or activating other interfaces.
- ShortySco - 2008-06-27 05:32
While you are right, this is not strictly relevant to xbmc, it's semi-relevant to this thread and i've fixed it, thanks to reading your post, so cheers
Now i'll share my findings to hopefully help anyone with a similar problem, ethernet not working.
This is how i see it, linux takes all your network devices and numbers them on the first boot, in my case wlan was assigned to eth0 and my onboard lan port to eth1... as we know from the first post in this thread, only eth0 will work correctly.
Because my eth0 was wireless and my wlan is not well supported in linux i had no chance, and wanted to use wired anyway, even unplugging the wireless and restarting didnt help.
So to sum up, device numbers are assigned on first boot and will not automatically change thereafter..... so.... unplug/disable all ethernet devices apart from the one you want to use BEFORE booting LiveUSB for the first time.
(Disclaimer: Linux newb, could be totally off the mark)
well! it would seem so - rodercot - 2008-06-27 06:01
Yes I found the same thing. My wireless was already disabled. While I was playing around on my test win32 machine which also has dual nics. I went into set up a new source and it said it could not find the share which was new since the last time I used this system with xbmc. So I disabled the 2nd nic and reloaded xbmc and it was fine.
So I took the flash from my other test machine and went to the main media machine and disabled it;s 2nd nic card and booted up still no network. I came back with the flash to the test station (windows) and reinstalled the liveUSB on the flash and then installed that back into the main system and VOILA we are golden. I have set up about 20 movies all my TV shows, it is scanning music now. I had made a mistake while scanning my HD movies and clicked play by mistake and it loaded up a mvk file and started playing it right away I had the sould muted but my yamaha did switch from a 2 channel to 5.1 channel source.
The only things I see now are my EST time zones are still way off for Canada. Toronto and I have not tried a Video_TS folder playback yet.
so in summing up, If you run this is one machine first and then try it in another it looks like you need to rerun LiveUSB and start from scratch with a clean build. Would make sense I guess, it would be like installing new hardware in hardy and then trying a reboot without a clean install.
notes! - rodercot - 2008-06-27 13:14
I scanned all my music a bunch of movies.
I can play .avi, .ts and .mkv fine all with 2 or 5.1 pass through dd and dts audio. The .ts and .mkv are 1080p movies
My music will play but no sound. They are FLAC encoded.
Video_TS folders just reboot the flash back to the main window.
- treefour - 2008-06-27 13:26
rodercot Wrote:so in summing up, If you run this is one machine first and then try it in another it looks like you need to rerun LiveUSB and start from scratch with a clean build.
I came to the same conclusion as I'm trying to sort out another problem and was trying to cheat by using my laptop to fill a need, now it looks like I have to actually figure it out and fix the problem rather than just patch it anyway it should help fill the void of linux knowledge, because I hate MCE and the wife loves the xbox version (so do I).
Video_TS - rodercot - 2008-06-27 20:00
I am pulling my hair out over this video_ts problem. on my hardy desktop I ahave tried everything. I was up until 3am this morning trying everything Samba and SMB I could find. Nothing works. I am sure this is not an XBMC problem but an actual linux/windows sharing issue. I cannot stream any video_ts folders to any player on Linux, VLC, Xine, Mplayer, etc... either it tells me I do not have a plug-in for that stream or just loads nothing. I have posted on the Ubuntu forums as well but no dice.
I am starting to wonder if mounting the mac address of the nas server will help at all. I had to do that on my LinuxMCE test machine as well to find the nas and it's shares.
- BLKMGK - 2008-06-27 23:45
FWIW, I cannot play video_ts files either as shares - inside are VOB/IFO files. It worked for one version with like no menu support but is now broken again. Linky in my sig to a thread about it, I need to try one run from local still.