I’m using OSMC on a RPi 3 and tried the update to v19 today. After the update procedure, a few addon related error messages appeared. I was able to get rid of them by deactivating the plugins (Special Features, BTPlayer).
There’s a major problem open that I couldn’t solve by myself yet: audio cannot be heared in some cases. For example:
- Area “Music”: FLAC files
- Area “Video”: Sound from a video where the audio stream is shown as “MP3”
- Plugin “Radio”: a MP3 stream
- Plugin “ARDundZDF”: A video with an AAC stream
No problem occurs for certain other files:
- Area “Video”: Sound from a video where the audio stream listed as “MP2”
- Plugin “Tvheadend”: sound of both live and recorded shows
- Area “Videos”: audio of a ripped DVD
- Area “Music”: a MP3 file
- Area “Pictures”: audio of a short clip made on a smartphone
There’s no error message on the screen, and I didn’t find a message in the log either. The system behaves as if the sound is played (e.g. for music, the progress bar is updated and I can skip forward), but nothing can be heared.
Setup: an RPi3, connected via HDMI to a Pioneer AVR, connected via HDMI to Sony TV.
I tried all 4 listed audio devices: “PulseAudio playback/recording”, “PulseAudio”, “vc4-hdmi PIO”, “vc4-hdmi direct MAI” (names are probably not 100% correct, cannot remember exactly). As far as I can tell, they all had the same behavior. I tried dis-/enabling passthrough, changing the number of channels - all without a difference.
After a the broken file is played, the UI sounds disappear. They do not come back, even after playing a file that can be heard normally. When I restart the kodi process via “Exit”, the UI sounds reappear.
I enabled debug logging for audio components but didnt find anything audio-related. The only message when I e.g. start an unhearable radio stream is
CDVDAudioCodecFFmpeg::Open() Successful opened audio decoder mp3float
I had no issues on v18.
Fortunately I made a backup of v18 on a spare SD card and went back to that for now. I can put the v19 card back in if required to further analyze the problem on v19 .
I don’t know where else to look or what to try, and really hope that someone has an idea.