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Gentlemen

I have a dreambox 500 running gemini 4.20
will updating to gemini 4.70 improve the audio or video quality ??
or just add more features

please advice
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hi!

with Gemini 4.7 you will be able to watch .jpg pictures with your dm500 on the tv, and many other things, that you can read in the release notes of the image.

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Here can u compare the release notes of both versions.

quote:

Announcement !!!

In future the Images for for the Dreambox (7000, 5620 and 500) will only be released 1 or 2 times a year. Then of course based on an actual CVS.

Gemini v4.2:

Technical Infos:
* Enigma of: 17.12.2007
* GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
* Web Interface: 6.0.4-Expert
* Busybox 1.01
* Tuxtxt V1.99
* CIFS 1.44

Remotecontrol:
* BLUE - Blue Panel (BP)
* 2x BLUE - BP -> Extras/Settings
* YELLOW - Quick-Button (can be configured via BP)
* RED - EPG list for active channel
* 2x RED - EPG style menu
* GREEN - subservices

Addons:
* own Addon-Server via Internet
* adding additional functions via internet from the Gemini-Server and install them automaticly
* Personal Addon-Server can be used (configuration via /var/etc/useraddon.xml)
* Create your own Satellites.xml, which only contains the Satellites you realy need

Camd:
* Different Camd´s can be linked to channels/provider (Autocam)
* Changeing the name and settings via own menu.
* Creation of a 2nd socket (/tmp/cam1.socket)

Daemon / Server / Clients:
* Dreambox can be used as printserver (BP->Extras/Settings->Printer (LPD), FAQ can be found in the database
* Dropbear (SSH) now switchable (DM500 - DM7000: Standard->off)
* Upnp Client and Server (for DM500 - DM7000 must be installed from our Gemini-Server)
* Automount, for examples have a look at: /var/etc/automount.conf. Devices, NFS or CIFS will be automatically mounted. Ideally for DVD- or Net- Drives (Editor can be found in the BP)
* Inadyn (Daemon for different DYNDNS-Services)
* little Apache (HTTP-Server based on HTTPD)
* NFS-Server (based on the NFS-Kernel-Modules)

Infobar / OSD / Skin / Background-Pictures:
* Position of the Infobar can be changed without editing the skin files
* Provider, Frequencies, Symbolrate and FEC can be displayed in the Infobar (If the Skins matches this function)
* Display of EMM, ECM or "Expertinfos" are switchable
* Picon (displaying the Channel-Logo)
* Extensions for Skins (Thumbnails, 3D-Font, Pictures for Progressbar)
* Background picture can be turned off (Plasma - Fix)
* Backgroundpictures (Radio- and File Mode) can be used as Screensaver.
* Changing Bootlogo via menu ( 7020 only)
* Backgroundpictures and Bootlogos can be created, testet and used direct on the Box (out of JPG, BMP, GIF or PNG)
* Showing Onlinestatus when the Box is connected to the Internet (must be activated in Expert Menu -> Network)

Files / Devices
* Support for CDROM/DVD no matter using IDE or USB
* JPEG´s ca be rotated and dislaying of the EXIF-Tags (not DM500)
* Support for OGG/Vorbis
* Random function for MP3 and OGG/Vorbis
* Backup function
* 2 new root entries for music and pictures can be created in the filemenu (BP->Extras/Settings->Root-Entry)
* support for the bigger remotecontrol on 500 and 500+ (normaly shipped with 70XX/600pvr - activate on BP->Extras/Settings)

Extras:
* Dreamnetcast (shoutcast-player) with Streamripper (direct recording from server and coding into mp3´s)
* RSS und Weather Plugin (for 7000 and 500 you have to install it)
* System Info: Many extra box infos like HDD temprature, stream-rates (>=7000) or kernel-, memory- and prozessinfos.
* Own scipts can be started via Blue Panel
* Changing the recording parameters (extra before- and after- recording time, storage location and recover-function for your records)
* Additional EPG-functions (Dishnetwork, cache, storage location)
* Font and Libfribidi e.g. for arabic
* Quick-Button-Menu: Many extra features for the yellow button (e.g permanent clock in OSD, freeze Image, audio selection)
* alarm-clock with volume offset playing own WAV-Files
* Calander for iCalander format + reminder ( Supported by MAC, KDE, Thunderbird, Goole calander, Rainlendar...). Standard folder is /var/etc(ical
* Support for DreamDVD no matter wether a DVD-Drive is available or not
* New screenshot routines (have a look at the Webif)
* Search EPG of all channels for an Event or a String and set timers directly (press MENU in EPG window or go to BP -> Extras)
* EPG-Infos of all recorded movies can be showed without starting the record.
* eTorrent - a torrent client based on ctorrent. Can be managed completly over the OSD
* disable the TV - output while taking a recording, streaming a movie and manually (usefull for boxes with very low lan-speed)
* update system time via transponder or internet ( Protocol RFC868 )


New:
* eMail-Checker extended with SSL support (Overview of your POP3 or IMAP accounts)
* centralized services and deamons in one Menu
* Editor to configure Cron-Deamon
* OGG-Vorbis is no more included. Please install as addon
* Support for FLAC and WAV (please install both codecs as addon, both are beta)
* Moved Gemini events (Ripper, Calendar, email-Checker) from BluePanel Menu into the infobar (eLabel-Name = geminievent)


Fix + update:
* see CVS
* internettime (no reboot needed)
* extended the WebIF with 2 functions:
setKey and getKey reads or writes Values from the Enigma Config.
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/setKey?typ=STR&...test&val=blabla
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/getKey?typ=INT&...itedvb/int-test


Interfaces WebIF:
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/GeminiInfo
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/StopCam?ZAHL (ZAHL = number of cam)
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/StartCam?ZAHL (ZAHL = number of cam)
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/InitCam
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/ResetCam

We'd like to thank everybody who paricipated in the "Gemini suggestion" thread. Unfortunatly many things can not be realized from our side.
This images doesn't contain any keys or softcams. Backups or other modified Images are not from us and won't be supported!

Recommendation:
If you don't install the Image in flash memory, the flash image shouldn't be of a old version. A swap file/partition (>= 16MB) should be present
if several processes running in background.

Download via Database

Thanks a lot and have fun
Your Gemini-Team

Support: www.i-have-a-dreambox.com


Gemini 4.7

quote:

Gemini v4.7:

Technical Infos:
* Enigma of: 19.12.2008
* GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
* Web Interface: 6.0.4-Expert
* Busybox 1.01
* Tuxtxt V1.104
* CIFS 1.44

Remotecontrol:
* BLUE - Blue Panel (BP)
* 2x BLUE - BP -> Extras/Settings
* YELLOW - Quick-Button (can be configured via BP)
* RED - EPG list for active channel
* 2x RED - EPG style menu
* GREEN - subservices

Addons:
* own Addon-Server via Internet, many addons with preview
* Retreiving additional functions via internet from the Gemini-Server and install them automatically
* Personal Addon-Server can be used (configuration via /var/etc/useraddon.xml)
* Create your own Satellites.xml, which only contains the Satellites you really need
* Manual installation or deinstallation of addons

Camd:
* Different Camd´s can be linked to channels/provider (Autocam)
* Changing the name and settings with a menu of its own
* Possibility of establishing a second socket (/tmp/cam1.socket)

Daemon / Server / Clients:
* Automatic test whether the box is connected with the internet or not (To be shown in the infobar)
* Dropbear (SSH) can be set on and off (DM500 - DM7000: Standard->off)
* Added editor to configure the cron-daemon
* Little Apache (HTTP-Server based on HTTPD)
* Upnp Client and Server (for DM500/56x0 must be installed from Gemini-Server as addon)
* Inadyn (Daemon for different DYNDNS-Services)
* Settings for syslogd
* Dreambox can be used as printserver (BP->Extras/Settings->Printer (LPD), FAQ can be found in the database
* Automount, for examples have a look at: /var/etc/automount.conf. Devices, NFS or CIFS will be automatically mounted. Perfect for DVD- or Net-Drives (Editor can be found in the BP)
* NFS-Server (based on the NFS-Kernel-Modules, not for DM500, DM500+ and DM56xx)

Infobar / OSD / Skin / Background-Pictures:
* Position of the Infobar can be changed without editing the skin files
* Provider, Frequencies, Symbolrate and FEC can be displayed in the Infobar (If the Skins supports this function)
* Display of EMM, ECM or "Expertinfos" are adjustable
* Picon (displaying the Channel-Logo)
* Extensions for Skins (Thumbnails, 3D-Font, Pictures for Progressbar)
* Background picture can be turned off (Plasma - Fix)
* Backgroundpictures (Radio- and File Mode) can be used as Screensaver.
* Changing Bootlogo via menu ( 7020 only)
* Backgroundpictures and Bootlogos can be created, testet and used direct on the Box (out of JPG, BMP, GIF or PNG)
* Showing Onlinestatus when the Box is connected to the Internet (must be activated in Expert Menu -> Network)
* Moved Gemini events (Ripper, Calendar, email-Checker) from BluePanel Menu into the infobar (eLabel-Name = geminievent)

Files / Devices
* Support for CD-ROM/DVD-drives ,regardless of using IDE or USB
* Random function for all kind of soundfiles
* Backup function
* Two new root entries for music and pictures can be created in the filemenu (BP->Extras/Settings->Root-Entry)
* Support of the bigger remote on 500 and 500+ (normaly shipped with 70XX/600pvr - activate on BP->Extras/Settings)
* Support for FLAC, OGG/Vorbis and WAV (please install codecs in the BP)
* Functions for SWAP (virtual memory). Create, delete, size and location.
* Device-Manager for HDD / DVD / CF / USB
* Drivers for USB-Cardreaders are now included in the Image but are not loaded automatically!

EPG
* additional functions (e.g. dishnetwork, cache, location)
* search all channels for an event or an own string. Timers can be added immediatly (Press "Menu" in the epg or use use BP -> extras -> EPG-Refresh)
* Infos of the recorded movies can be shown without starting the movie
* refresh EPG using the enigma-timer (BP -> extras - EPG-Refresh)
* autosave for EPG-cache ( BP -> Extras/Settings -> EPG-Settings)
* Duration of current event in the programm overview ( Menu -> Info -> EPG)
* general information about the EPG Data (BP -> Info-> EPG-Settings)
* a time period for the EPG Data can now be defined (BP -> Extras/Settings -> EPG-Settings)

Extras:
* Dreamnetcast (shoutcast-player) with Streamripper (direct recording from server and coding into mp3´s) (for DM500/56x0 must be installed from Gemini-Server)
* RSS und Weather Plugin (for DM500/56x0/7000 must be installed from Gemini-Server)
* System Info: Many extra box infos like HDD temprature, stream-rates (>=7000) or kernel-, memory- and prozessinfos.
* Own scripts can be started via Blue Panel
* Changing the recording parameters (extra before- and after- recording time, storage location and recover-function for your records)
* change the settings for recording (before Time, after-recording time,, location and recover-function)
* Create your own satellites.xml including only the satellites you really need.
* Quick-Button-Menu: Many extra features for the yellow button (e.g permanent clock in OSD, freeze Image, audio selection)
* alarm-clock with volume offset playing own WAV-Files
* Calendar for iCalendar format + reminder ( Supported by MAC, KDE, Thunderbird, Goole calander, Rainlendar...). Standard folder is /var/etc/ical (for DM500/56x0 must be installed from Gemini-Server)
* Support for DreamDVD no matter wether a DVD-Drive is available or not
* New screenshot routines (have a look at the Webif)
* eTorrent - a torrent client based on ctorrent. Can be managed completly over the OSD (for DM500/56x0/7000 must be installed from Gemini-Server)
* disable the TV - output while taking a recording, streaming a movie and manually (usefull for boxes with very low lan-speed)
* update system time via transponder or internet ( Protocol RFC868 )
* eMail-Checker extended with SSL support (Overview of your POP3 or IMAP accounts)
* create password using the BP (BP -> Extras -> Pwassword)
* rotate al kind of pictures. Also automatic rotation using EXIF (must be activeted using the menu)
* Re-Zapp, zapps after X-minutes to the actual Channel (BP -> Re-Zapp)
* Displays, wether the box is an original one or not (using MAC adress, BP -> System -> Dreambox -> Manufacturer)
* the Jukebox, Please install as addon.

Recordings:
* records into different folders ( the settings have to be done in the Timer-Menu)
* LED´s are flashing during record (Boxes without display). Must be set in BP -> Extra -> Record
* import of recorded movies every time you enter the Video-Menu or only once when the Box ist starting (BP -> Extras -> Record)
* Records can now be done in the new Eniga2 format (*meta files) or as usal as "recordings.epl" (BP -> Extras -> Record)

New:
* USB-Cardreaders can be activeted over the menu (BP->Extra->USB-CardReader
* With the variables "show_gemini_server" and "show_camd_plugins" the addondownload and the server can be influenced (/var/etc/Gemini.conf)


Fix + update:
* After- and Prerun at records increased to 20 minutes
* after a backup-restore the datas are available immediately, eg. bouquets
* Crash at web-access to PMT-Pid without a valid PAT
* Flickering of the popup "Channel change: Service not found"
* Prevent the popup "Channel change: Service not found" while the rotor is moving
* have a look at the CVS

Interfaces WebIF:
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/GeminiInfo
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/StopCam?ZAHL (ZAHL = number of cam)
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/StartCam?ZAHL (ZAHL = number of cam)
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/InitCam
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/ResetCam
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/setKey?typ=STR&...test&val=blabla
http://127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/getKey?typ=INT&...itedvb/int-test

We'd like to thank everybody who participated in the "Gemini suggestion" thread. Unfortunatly many things can not be realized by us, but must be developed by the CVS-Team
.
This images doesn't contain any keys or softcams. Backups or other modified Images are not released by and won't be supported in any way!!!

Gemini Images may only be used on receivers of the manufacturer Dream-Multimedia-TV.
The use of this Image is on your own risk.

Recommendation:
If you don't install the Image in flash memory, the flash image shouldn't be of a old version. A swap file/partition (>= 16MB) should be present
if several processes running in background. We take no responsibility for direct or indirect damages!

Download via Database

Thanks a lot and have fun
Your Gemini-Team

Support: www.i-have-a-dreambox.com


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Thanks for the reply
Still confused
going through the specification of the images does not answer the question
i am satisfied with the option of the gemini 4.20
but am i missing audio and video quality not updating to gemini 4.70 ??

regards
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External Storage: USB-Stick; HDD; CF; CIFS
Which Image: iCVS; DMM original
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audio&video quality is everytime a personal opinion.
there was no time a hint, if dmm did something in the drivers causing quality.
you just have to find it out for yourself!

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