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- tslayer - 2009-05-24 20:37
Also, what are the permissions on /usr/share/xbmc/visualisations/projectM?
Do ls -al /usr/share/xbmc/visualisations
- succo - 2009-05-25 08:17
regarding the terminal log, there is nothing particular, only some 'trying to leave destroyed section's
the ls output is
again, nothing special... did you ever try to install 8.10/9.04 to see if it makes a difference?
- tslayer - 2009-05-25 09:02
Nope, no plans to install those versions. But others on the DEV team do and don't have problems.
But, if opendir is failing, that is odd.
Not sure why it can't open that folder.
Please paste the exact line in stdout showing that opendir is failing.
- tslayer - 2009-05-25 09:10
You could also try to strace the process and really see if opendir is failing, and if so, for what reason.
- succo - 2009-05-25 16:31
Quote:p.s. just noticed that the preset path is not hardcoded during configure, but is in .xbmc/userdata/visualizations/projectM.confagain, the opendir problem has been solved, i had a path set in .xbmc/userdata/visualizations/projectm.conf, so i just deleted that file and it was automagically regenerated at the next boot without the path to visualizations
so, no problem with opendir
my next step will be to try live... it's jaunty, isn't it? if so, should it be related to jaunty, it shouldn't work
will let you know
- tslayer - 2009-05-25 16:35
Oh, didn't know you solved that.
Now I am out of ideas.. Sorry.
- succo - 2009-05-26 10:44
ok, tested live and it works quite nicely with projectM on smb shares... so this leaves me with nothing at all...
my next step will be to destroy .xbmc folder and start ftom scratch with default settings (maybe exporting databases before, as i wouldn't like to lose it )
again, will let you know
- succo - 2009-05-26 11:20
and again: no way
this was an homemade build... next try will be with a ppa build
but, again... doesn't this mean that i miss something to make it work, some strange and unexplicited dependency (or that i have some package too much, interfering with xbmc)?
- tslayer - 2009-05-26 16:15
If you have all the dependencies as in the README.linux, you should be fine.
I really can't explain it. Also, I am unsure which version of ubuntu the Live is based on.
- succo - 2009-05-26 18:30
it's kernel 126.96.36.199, so definively 9.04
again, really strange as the same hardware works with live and doesn't with a full desktop environment
i'll try to install from ppa and see if it changes something from an install from manual build...
another try would be to list the packages installed with live and see if the list is different from the ones installed with plain ubuntu, if there's something noticeably more in the live