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Odroid XU4 SDL Problem Emulationstation



  • 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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