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Raspberry Pi Technical Issues

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Hello,

This thread is dedicated to supporting questions and technical issues regarding Raspberry Pi.
Feel free to submit your questions in order to receive help from other community members.
 
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i'm trying to get RapidIPTV working on my Rpi3
got all working on my pc, but on the Rpi it will not work. Here's a snap of the logfile

somehow it has something to do with Curl not being able to open the url

21:20:55 98.803444 T:1956873136 NOTICE: DVDPlayer: Opening: pvr://channels/tv/All channels/pvr.iptvsimple_1342007777.pvr
21:20:55 98.803726 T:1956873136 WARNING: CDVDMessageQueue(player)::put MSGQ_NOT_INITIALIZED
21:20:55 98.805183 T:1527108592 NOTICE: Creating InputStream
21:20:56 99.787674 T:1527108592 ERROR: CCurlFile::Open failed with code 404 for http://clientportal.link:8080/live/xxx/xxx/4142.ts
21:20:56 99.787819 T:1527108592 ERROR: Open - failed to open source <http://clientportal.link:8080/live/xxx/xxx/4142.ts>
21:20:56 99.787926 T:1527108592 ERROR: CDVDInputStreamPVRManager::Open - error opening [http://clientportal.link:8080/live/xxx/xxx/4142.ts]
21:20:56 99.787987 T:1527108592 ERROR: CDVDPlayer::OpenInputStream - error opening [pvr://channels/tv/All channels/pvr.iptvsimple_1342007777.pvr]
A user with Pi3 wrote this to me:
"You have to install XBian to the raspberry pi 3 and setup as you normally would on any Kodi device.
If I download the .m3u playlist to my NAS and set it as a Local Source (instead of remote url to fetch the list)
it magically loads all the channels with their logos, and most are playing just fine."
BTW you have to download mpeg codec license for your pi3.
 
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Got RapidTV running without any issue on a RPI3 with LibreElec and the mpeg codec out of the box.
 
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Plenkske

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Got RapidTV running without any issue on a RPI3 with LibreElec and the mpeg codec out of the box.
I'm also running LibreELEC (alpha number 4 , so Kodi 17) on a RPi3 and I have issues which are explained here:
https://rapidiptv.com/threads/kodi-17-and-1080p-5-1-streams.1970/#post-11608

The main problem is: some dutch HD channels (for example RTL 4) have 5.1 AAC sound. The sound quality is bad, and the video is not smooth, having hickups.


What version of LibreELEC do you have ? If it is with Kodi 16, do you have fast channel switching ?
Did you change any setting to make sure the video is smooth ?
 
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ronajon

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What is fast channel switching and how can I enable this?
 
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Plenkske

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What is fast channel switching and how can I enable this?
It is known that the basic installation of Kodi 16 is slow in switching channels. The new Kodi 17 (beta) is a lot faster with this.
 
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just updated to kodi 17 (libreelec 8) and the channel switching is faster.
also now the whole channellist loads. In 16 i experienced out of memory errors

only thing thats not working is that i cannot see of select the groups anymore
 
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In regards to slow channel switching - Use HLS output instead of mpegts (sounds like it's ok with mpegts in v17).

For groups, make sure your playlist is downloaded with "options" for the group ids to be present. M3u with options (have a search for this - I can't remember the exact string to put in your playlist URL).

I haven't played around with version 17 however in v16 you just pressed left on your keyboard/remote and it opened up a group selection menu. I think this menu is now displayed just above or near the channels list when you select live tv from within KODI.​
 
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Can anybody help me to configure RAPID IPTV on a Rasberry Pi 3? Is that possible? What do I need?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Raspberry Pi3, LibreElec, and Kodi. Buffering..buffering..buffering. And by buffering, i mean every couple of seconds.

So...I added this from the Kodi Wiki, to increase the amount of RAM Kodi will use, however, when playing, I look at system info, and RAM hoevers around 78-88. Any ideas why? thanks,....

/storage/.kodi/userdata/advancedsettings.xml

Code:
<advancedsettings> <network> <buffermode>1</buffermode> <cachemembuffersize>139460608</cachemembuffersize> <readbufferfactor>20</readbufferfactor> </network>
</advancedsettings>
 
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Raspberry Pi3, LibreElec, and Kodi. Buffering..buffering..buffering. And by buffering, i mean every couple of seconds.

So...I added this from the Kodi Wiki, to increase the amount of RAM Kodi will use, however, when playing, I look at system info, and RAM hoevers around 78-88. Any ideas why? thanks,....

/storage/.kodi/userdata/advancedsettings.xml

Code:
<advancedsettings> <network> <buffermode>1</buffermode> <cachemembuffersize>139460608</cachemembuffersize> <readbufferfactor>20</readbufferfactor> </network>
</advancedsettings>
It's not recommended to use this device, as rapidiptv had many complaints from this device, limited. I could suggest to go to Android box
 
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NsNews

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Kodi on Ubuntu...buffering, Kodi on Android....buffering, IPTV player on Android....buffering, this was the progression to a Pi3.
 
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Sundh

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im running kodi on pi3 without any problems, runs smooth without any issues.
But i suggest you run it with cable and not over wifi for more smoother play since pi3 cant run over 5ghz

you can also do try this:
disabling amcodec from System - Video (expert setting level) - Acceleration - Allow hardware acceleration (amcodec) - OFF
 
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im running kodi on pi3 without any problems, runs smooth without any issues.
But i suggest you run it with cable and not over wifi for more smoother play since pi3 cant run over 5ghz

you can also do try this:
disabling amcodec from System - Video (expert setting level) - Acceleration - Allow hardware acceleration (amcodec) - OFF
Thanks, will give this a try
 
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Hello,

i'm using raspberry pi (ver3 - Libreelect 17.1) during that time i was using a different EPG provider due the known issues.

currently i've selected the new EPG url but Kodi get in a loop each time start to download and process it.