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Old 27th March 2018, 03:12 AM   #261
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It is not an open share, you have to login. Make sure you set the password. And then login with username tc and the password you just gave it.

Also what is the file system on the drive. Make sure you can write to it from within an ssh session.
The file system is ntfs and I have installed the additional drivers for additional file systems (I also tried with an ext4 formatted drive, same result). I set a password and when first accessing the share on windows I was asked for username and password to which I entered username tc and password the one I set.

When you say login, login where? I want to access the share from a windows machine.

I can ssh in and if I try to write to the drive I get permission denied.

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Old 27th March 2018, 03:43 AM   #262
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I changed the drive to be fat32 and all is well
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Old 2nd April 2018, 05:54 AM   #263
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Hello! I have read great things about pCP and was hoping to give it a try.

I have a couple of uninformed questions, if you'd bare with me for a few lines:
- I don't have all my music downloaded, I rely on AirPlay or Spotify to play a lot of music
- I have installed a Spotify Connect server on my current RPi that I love and use most often

Would there be a flow in pCP that would allow me to stream music in such a way? Or am I limited to playing locally stored music?

Thanks for any insight,
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Old 2nd April 2018, 09:01 AM   #264
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hi Rafa,

There are Logitech Media Server (LMS) plugins that give you AirPlay and Spotify streaming. LMS runs on various platforms.

There is a lot of help on the Squeezebox forums.

Squeezebox : Community : Forums

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Old 3rd April 2018, 05:02 AM   #265
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Greg,

I'm a retired audio designer (well "retired" means being my own boss and working only on projects and designs that interest me and are not commercially driven ) - I've built streamer hardware based on the RPi (well CM3 modules so we can optimise the hardware).

Our Audio hardware is interfaced to the RPi via USB and we also have a serial UART channel so we can also communicate with the Linux hardware with an APi.

I'm fully aware of the RPi USB PHY limitations, but USB gives us:-

1. DAC as Audio Master clock (Critically important).

2. DSD and 384 / 768KHz High Res support

We can also perform MQA hardware decode in the USB audio coprocessor (XMOS).

I'm old school and all this streaming talk goes way over my head, the only streaming device I've really used was the SBT (just for radio stations (BBC) - no LMS server installed), but I remember it was very intuitive and "just worked".

Some say that the UI is dated, but to me that's just stupid - IMO its logical, clean and simple, I dont need or WANT more...

I remember the days Vista was released with its AERO UI (or some such) which required a super computer to run it and at the end of the day was slower then my old XP box...

It annoys me that these "youngsters" care about flashy looking UI's at the expense of stability, usability and responsiveness - but I digress....

Would you mind me using your software on my hardware designs (if we move forward I'd be happy to send you sample units) - and can your software:-

1. Be installed on 4GB eMMC of the CM3 module, we could use the CM3 lite and external eMMC (upto 256GB) but the eMMC memory is packaged in BGA devices and this brings a whole bag of hurt to production.

2. Drive a local UI (such as an internal touch screen or HDMI monitor + wireless keyboard)?

I'd be happy to "donate" a fee per unit installed... if we work together...
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Old 23rd August 2018, 09:35 PM   #266
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Default picoplayer no DSD128 audio with Allo Boss and iQAudio DAC+

Hello,

maybe somebody here can help me on this matter. Using piCorePlayer (v4.0.0-b7 but same with 3.5, squeezelite with DSD mod) on LMS I'm able to play DSD64 (using C3-PO Plugin transcoding from PCM or DSD64 native file using DSDPlay plugin). Trying DSD128 files or transcoding from PCM to DSD128 I have no audio.

I understand DOP can't support DSD256 but I guess DSD128 is supported by Allo Boss (I was able to play DSD128 files using Volumio)

There is any special setting for piCorePlayer in order to obtain DSD128 playback ?

PS
Same problem using iQaudio DAC+ but not sure if it supports DSD128

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Old 5th October 2018, 04:37 PM   #267
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To be able to run DSD128 as DOP you need to have pCp with audiokernel installed.

DSD128-DOP requires PCM support @ 352k8.
The pCP audiokernels come with patches that enable up 2 384k on DACs like the Allo Boss.

Standard RPI kernels won't support DSD128-DOP on these kind of DACs. DSD64 is max.

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Old 6th October 2018, 01:16 AM   #268
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Mainline (standard) kernels support up to 384K for Allo Boss I2S driver and other similar Burr Brown PCM5xxxx based DAC's and their drivers.
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Old 6th October 2018, 07:44 AM   #269
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Mainline (standard) kernels support up to 384K for Allo Boss I2S driver and other similar Burr Brown PCM5xxxx based DAC's and their drivers.
Sorry for being a bit sloppy on that one. Just a "bit" though.
Because my actual original message related to DSD in response to the OPs question still holds.

Here's my more precise response:

The codec driver PCM512x does not support SR 352k8 - which prevents from running DSD128-DOP.

Below the relevant code snippet I've just taken from the latest 4.14.73 and 4.14.66-rt RPI kernel sources proving it:

Code:
static const u32 pcm512x_dai_rates[] = {
	8000, 11025, 16000, 22050, 32000, 44100, 48000, 64000,
	88200, 96000, 176400, 192000, 384000,
};
BTW: The official RPI kernel sources are neither "mainline" nor "standard" as Tim suggests.
The RPI kernel branch adds numerous patches to "mainline" ( which is the kernel master managed by Linus Torvalds)

Bottom line:

That means that all distros without customized kernel (and a related codec patch) - and that includes Moode (if I'm not mistaken) - won't support DSD128-DOP for this DAC family.

pCP corrects this with its audio kernel.

I hope this clarifies the situation.


And yes - 384k will work by default - if the HW manages to support it!

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Old 6th October 2018, 01:53 PM   #270
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No problems at all with 24 or 32/352.8 on my Allo Boss w/mainline kernel :-)

Code:
pi@rp3:~ $ uname -a
Linux rp3 4.14.73-v7+ #1148 SMP Mon Oct 1 16:57:50 BST 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux

pi@rp3:~ $ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: BossDAC [BossDAC], device 0: Boss DAC HiFi [Master] pcm512x-hifi-0 []
  Subdevices: 0/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

pi@rp3:~ $ cat /proc/asound/card0/pcm0p/sub0/hw_params
access: RW_INTERLEAVED
format: S24_LE
subformat: STD
channels: 2
rate: 352800 (705600/2)
period_size: 16384
buffer_size: 65536
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File Type: jpeg moode-r44a-24-352.8k.jpeg (68.1 KB, 114 views)
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