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Odroid XU4 SDL Problem Emulationstation



  • I want to add this information I extracted from the commands shown here also:

    sudo find / -name "libSDL2*.so"
    
    /home/game/SDL2-2.0.9/build/build/.libs/libSDL2.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_net.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_image-2.0.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_mixer-2.0.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_ttf.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_ttf-2.0.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_mixer.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2-2.0.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_net-2.0.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2_image.so
    
    sudo find / -name "libGL*"
    
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv2.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLU.so.1.3.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLU.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGL.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv2.so.2.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLdispatch.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLdispatch.so.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLEW.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLU.so.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX_indirect.so.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX.so.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX.so.0.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLEW.so.2.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv2.so.2
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv1_CM.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv1_CM.so.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGL.so.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv2.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv2.so.2.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv2.so.2
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv1_CM.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv1_CM.so.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv1_CM.so.1.1
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLESv1_CM.so.1.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLdispatch.so.0.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLU.a
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX_mesa.so.0.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGL.so.1.0.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLEW.so.2.0
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX.so
    /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libGLX_mesa.so.0
    
     which emulationstation
    
    /usr/bin/emulationstation
    
    apt-cache showpkg libsdl2-dev
    
    Package: libsdl2-dev
    Versions:
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.18.04.3 (/var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic-updates_universe_binary-armhf_Packages)
     Description Language:
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic_universe_binary-armhf_Packages
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
     Description Language: en
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic_universe_i18n_Translation-en
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
     Description Language:
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic-updates_universe_binary-armhf_Packages
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
    
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1 (/var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic_universe_binary-armhf_Packages)
     Description Language:
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic_universe_binary-armhf_Packages
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
     Description Language: en
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic_universe_i18n_Translation-en
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
     Description Language:
                     File: /var/lib/apt/lists/ports.ubuntu.com_ubuntu-ports_dists_bionic-updates_universe_binary-armhf_Packages
                      MD5: 9a82f59c5790721baad7ffc5f181d3d6
    
    2.0.8+1mali (/var/lib/dpkg/status)
     Description Language:
                     File: /var/lib/dpkg/status
                      MD5: 7085696df1cfaa119cbfcae5fa57d437
    
    
    Reverse Depends:
      libsdl2-doc,libsdl2-dev 2.0.4+dfsg-1
      libsdl2-doc,libsdl2-dev 2.0.4+dfsg-1
      libsdl2-doc,libsdl2-dev 2.0.4+dfsg-1
      libsndifsdl2-dev,libsdl2-dev
      libsdl2-ttf-dev,libsdl2-dev 2.0.0
      libsdl2-net-dev,libsdl2-dev 2.0.0
      libsdl2-mixer-dev,libsdl2-dev 2.0.7
      libsdl2-image-dev,libsdl2-dev 2.0.8
      libsdl2-gfx-dev,libsdl2-dev
      libsdl2-doc,libsdl2-dev 2.0.4+dfsg-1
      games-c++-dev,libsdl2-dev
      libpjproject-dev,libsdl2-dev
    Dependencies:
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.18.04.3 - libasound2-dev (0 (null)) libdbus-1-dev (0 (null)) libegl1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libgl1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libgles2-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libglu1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libibus-1.0-dev (0 (null)) libmirclient-dev (0 (null)) libpulse-dev (0 (null)) libsdl2-2.0-0 (5 2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.18.04.3) libsndio-dev (0 (null)) libudev-dev (0 (null)) libwayland-dev (0 (null)) libx11-dev (0 (null)) libxcursor-dev (0 (null)) libxext-dev (0 (null)) libxi-dev (0 (null)) libxinerama-dev (0 (null)) libxkbcommon-dev (0 (null)) libxrandr-dev (0 (null)) libxss-dev (0 (null)) libxt-dev (0 (null)) libxv-dev (0 (null)) libxxf86vm-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null))
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1 - libasound2-dev (0 (null)) libdbus-1-dev (0 (null)) libegl1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libgl1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libgles2-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libglu1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libibus-1.0-dev (0 (null)) libmirclient-dev (0 (null)) libpulse-dev (0 (null)) libsdl2-2.0-0 (5 2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1) libsndio-dev (0 (null)) libudev-dev (0 (null)) libwayland-dev (0 (null)) libx11-dev (0 (null)) libxcursor-dev (0 (null)) libxext-dev (0 (null)) libxi-dev (0 (null)) libxinerama-dev (0 (null)) libxkbcommon-dev (0 (null)) libxrandr-dev (0 (null)) libxss-dev (0 (null)) libxt-dev (0 (null)) libxv-dev (0 (null)) libxxf86vm-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null))
    2.0.8+1mali - libsdl2-2.0-0 (5 2.0.8+1mali) libc6-dev (0 (null)) libgl1-mesa-dev (0 (null)) libx11-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null)) libsdl-1.3-dev (0 (null))
    Provides:
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1.18.04.3 -
    2.0.8+dfsg1-1ubuntu1 -
    2.0.8+1mali -
    Reverse Provides:
    
    md5sum /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2.so
    
    e7281fb0880830ddc64fec99505ce4ca  /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/libSDL2.so
    

    I grabbed this from a forum where said it was suggested to grab. That is what I have inside the system. I don’t know what could be triggering that errors.


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d said in Odroid XU4 SDL Problem Emulationstation:

    In the odroid how do you update to latest retropie without harm the actual content?

    You just update the RetroPie script and/or the Retropie packages, without updating the OS.
    Sorry I can't be of more of assistance, I don't have an XU4 to test.
    The command I mentioned before would reinstall the RetroPie SDL library for your, just in case the system upgrade has overwritten.
    Which version is currently installed ? You can find out using:

    dpkg -l | grep -i libsdl
    


  • Ok I give the command and these were the results:

     dpkg -l | grep -i 
    
    ii  libsdl-gfx1.2-5:armhf                  2.0.25-9                              armhf        drawing and graphical effects extension for SDL
    ii  libsdl-gfx1.2-dev:armhf                2.0.25-9                              armhf        development files for SDL_gfx
    ii  libsdl-image1.2:armhf                  1.2.12-8                              armhf        Image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, libraries
    ii  libsdl-image1.2-dev:armhf              1.2.12-8                              armhf        Image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, development files
    ii  libsdl-mixer1.2:armhf                  1.2.12-14                             armhf        Mixer library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, libraries
    ii  libsdl-mixer1.2-dev:armhf              1.2.12-14                             armhf        Mixer library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, development files
    ii  libsdl-net1.2:armhf                    1.2.8-5                               armhf        Network library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, libraries
    ii  libsdl-net1.2-dev:armhf                1.2.8-5                               armhf        Network library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, development files
    ii  libsdl-sound1.2:armhf                  1.0.3-8                               armhf        Sound library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, libraries
    ii  libsdl-sound1.2-dev:armhf              1.0.3-8                               armhf        Sound library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, development files
    ii  libsdl-ttf2.0-0:armhf                  2.0.11-4                              armhf        TrueType Font library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, libraries
    ii  libsdl-ttf2.0-dev:armhf                2.0.11-4                              armhf        TrueType Font library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 1.2, development files
    ii  libsdl1.2-dev                          1.2.15+dfsg2-0.1                      armhf        Simple DirectMedia Layer development files
    ii  libsdl1.2debian:armhf                  1.2.15+dfsg2-0.1                      armhf        Simple DirectMedia Layer
    ii  libsdl2-2.0-0:armhf                    2.0.8+1mali                           armhf        Simple DirectMedia Layer
    hi  libsdl2-dev:armhf                      2.0.8+1mali                           armhf        Simple DirectMedia Layer development files
    ii  libsdl2-image-2.0-0:armhf              2.0.3+dfsg1-1                         armhf        Image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, libraries
    ii  libsdl2-image-dev:armhf                2.0.3+dfsg1-1                         armhf        Image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, development files
    ii  libsdl2-mixer-2.0-0:armhf              2.0.2+dfsg1-2                         armhf        Mixer library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, libraries
    ii  libsdl2-mixer-dev:armhf                2.0.2+dfsg1-2                         armhf        Mixer library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, development files
    ii  libsdl2-net-2.0-0:armhf                2.0.1+dfsg1-3                         armhf        Network library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, libraries
    ii  libsdl2-net-dev:armhf                  2.0.1+dfsg1-3                         armhf        Network library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, development files
    ii  libsdl2-ttf-2.0-0:armhf                2.0.14+dfsg1-2                        armhf        TrueType Font library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, libraries
    ii  libsdl2-ttf-dev:armhf                  2.0.14+dfsg1-2                        armhf        TrueType Font library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, development files
    

    I heard that raspberry pi has an experimental driver open gl and altering config.txt fix the issue, In odroid exist something similar?


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d You seem to have the correct SDL library installed (2.0.8+1mali is installed by the RetroPie script).
    The advice about the OpenGL experimental driver on the PI doesn't apply to Odroid.



  • Yes it seems correct. I will try to look for more but Is very strange. Everything is there.


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d Are you running Emulationstation from the terminal or from the desktop environment ?

    Try running it like this from the terminal

    SDL_VIDEO_EGL_DRIVER=/usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv2.so emulationstation --debug
    

    and see if you get a different result.



  • I’m running now all the tests via SSH: I gave your command and these are the results:

    SDL_VIDEO_EGL_DRIVER=/usr/lib/arm-linux-gnueabihf/mali-egl/libGLESv2.so emulationstation --debug
    
    lvl2:   EmulationStation - v2.7.6rp, built Mar 31 2019 - 02:33:22
    lvl2:   Creating surface...
    lvl2:   Created window successfully.
    terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::logic_error'
      what():  basic_string::_M_construct null not valid
    Aborted
    pigame@odroid:~$
    

    What means that?


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d Looks to be working, you're using an older version of Emulationstation and there's something wrong with your installation.

    Did you install from the RetroPie-Setup script or from a 3rd party image ? Did you update your RetroPie-Setup script - what version are you using ?



  • I had from last year the image and I constructed carefully but I didn’t remember present these problems but now I’m a fool because I didn’t make the backup of some things :( Look this is the file: “retropie_packages.sh” and it says _version="1.65 FINAL". What I did is go to:

    sudo ~/RetroPie-Setup/retropie_setup.sh
    

    Then update retro pie script and that’s all because I don’t know how to update more. Well what I did also went to manage then core and update all from source that are the two things I did nothing else. How can I update maybe with commands and not the GUI? But I don’t know how.


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d Can you show a screenshot after the start of the setup script - the version should be shown there. The retropie_packages.sh script is not showing the version.



  • This is the picture of what I see:

    https://ibb.co/jbNKsX0


  • Global Moderator

    @ray3d This is not the RetroPie-Setup script distributed by the RetroPie project - it's probably a 3rd party image (ORA maybe ?). We don't support those images, you should probably ask the creator(s) for support.



  • I installed everything as it says here with the latest version:

    https://retropie.org.uk/docs/Odroid-XU3-XU4/

    I deleted from the retropie setup directory:

    Now I see:

    https://ibb.co/F4ksdhn

    But same error emulationstation. or line for same error. When I installed the new retropie it took almost 3 hours it was a lot of time but did nothing. Same SDL error :(



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