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Release Notes - 2021 - M7
RDK Reference Platform (RFP)


Version: 1.17
 


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Revision History

Release No.

Date

Revision Description

       1.17

 

Broadband

Camera

  • Analyzed the communication between Pipewire and Pipewire media media session - REFPLTCAM-143
  • Supported validation of multiple sample application with pipewire callback. - REFPLTCAM-144
  • Resolved build issue and camera detection issue - REFPLTCAM-146 , REFPLTCAM-147
  • Created July2021 tagged dunfell build for Camera - REFPLTCAM-148

Video

       1.16

  

Broadband

Camera

Video

  • Revamp of Resident APP UI - REFPTLV-968
  • IPSTB Bringup on R-Pi3 (Phase-1)- REFPLTV-892
  • Bug fixes in UI
       1.15

 

Broadband

Camera

Video

  • Stabilization fixes in RPi Yocto 3.1 (Dunfell) image.
  • Stabilization of RDK Services.
  • Bug fixes in UI.
1.14

 

Broadband


Camera

  • Validate live stream using pipewire framework with gst-launch - REFPLTCAM-118
  • Bringing RDKC Streamerhal component into the yocto framework - REFPLTCAM-104
  • Bringing RDKC camera-apps component into the yocto framework - REFPLTCAM-103
  • Resolve build failure in RDK-C - REFPLTCAM-125


Video

  • Stabilization fixes in RPi Yocto 3.1 (Dunfell) image.
  • Stabilization of RDK Services.
  • Bug fixes in UI.
       1.13

 

Broadband

  • Analyze and ensure the tiny RDK Changes brought up in Raspberry PI - REFPLTB-916
  • Analyzed the tiny RDK changes in Raspberry PI and making changes for turris-omnia REFPLTB-1021
  • Added wifihal Test binary to validate the wifi hal api's in emu console - REFPLTB-1018
  • Wifi Hal refactoring for gathering the information of Associated wireless clients - REFPLTB-1038
  • Fixed Build errors for Unification of rtmessage on both RDKB and RDKC 
  • Fixed Turris Extender opensync_2.0.5 build errors in dunfell - REFPLTB-964

Camera

  • Audio playback with pipewire utility - REFPLTCAM-124
  • Resolved firmware upgrade issue

Video

  • Stabilization fixes in RPi Yocto 3.1 (Dunfell) images
  • Enhancements in Resident App UI
  • Bug fixes on RDK Services
       1.12

 

Broadband

  • Analyze and ensure the tiny RDK Changes brought up in Raspberry PI - REFPLTB-916
  • RDK-B Upgradation to R-Pi4 - REFPLTB-931
  • Yocto 3.1 Migration with WebUI JST support in rpi3 Fixes - REFPLTB-923
  • TR-069 Data Parameters Support- GPV, SPV for RPI - REFPLTB-928
  • Extensible SDK (eSDK) support for Turris Omnia Phase2 - REFPLTB-584
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch - REFPLTB-976

Camera

Video

  • RDKCentral's generic TR-069 Data Model used in RPi platform
  • Fixed RDK Services stabilization tickets
  • Pinned Revision for RDK components in eSDK support
  • Resolved few Community tickets
       1.11

 

Broadband

  • Yocto 3.1 with WebUI JST migration Support in RPI(Model 3B+/3B) target platform  - REFPLTB-862
  • Remote Management Support With HTTPS in RDKB RPI target platform - REFPLTB-893
  • TR-069 Support for RPI - REFPLTB-899
  • Telemetry- Cron Expression Support for Turris Omnia - REFPLTB-866
  • Extensible SDK (eSDK) support on Dunfell  Turris -REFPLTB-584

  • Wireless Protection Setup(WPS) support for Turris Omnia - REFPLTB-673
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch - REFPLTB-924

Camera

  • extensible SDK (eSDK) support for raspberrypi - REFPLTCAM-105
  • fixing zoom issue observed on libcamerasrc video capture - REFPLTCAM-106
  • crash observed during capturing video using libcamerasrc after 40+ seconds of capture - REFPLTCAM-107
  • Support RMS with RTSP feature using libcamera src - REFPLTCAM-110

Video

  • New RDK Resident App available in RPi images 
  • Telemetry 1.0 feature on Video profiles 
  • RDKShell runtime crash is fixed
  • MPEG-2 playback using hardware decoding on RPi available in Yocto 3.1
  • Build issues fixed in RPi RefApp image on Yocto 3.1
  • Migration of BRCM Reference Device 72180 to 20.2 sdk
1.10

Broadband

  • Yocto 3.1 Migration and validation of RDKB features with opensync - REFPLTB-836
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch -  Dec_30_12_2020
  • Yocto 3.1 migration Support in RPI(Model 3B+/3B) target platform  - REFPLTB-862

Camera

Video

  • Extensible SDK for Raspberrypi Platform - REFPLTV-730 NEW
  • Yocto 3.1 (Dunfell) Migration of RDK-Video profile's yocto builds on rdk-next branch - Phase 2 - REFPLTV-412 NEW
  • Firmware Upgrade on RPi platform from XCONF Server - REFPLTV-759 NEW
  • Stabilization of RDK Services on RDK-V images - fixed most of the issues - REFPLTV-514
1.9

 

Broadband

  • RDK Telemetry for Turris omnia reference platform - REFPLTB-664
  • Yocto 3.1 Migration on rdk-next branch for RPI - REFPLTB-862
  • Validation on Migration from dunfell to rdk-next on Turris Omnia - REFPLTB-836
  • Mesh config on R-Pi 4 (Proof of Concept)
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch -  Nov_30_11_2020

Camera

  • Support RTSP streaming with RMS in Dunfell branch - REFPLTCAM-86
  • Validate CVR use case in RPI3 with dunfell branch - REFPLTCAM-82
  • Support Normal Thumbnail in RPI3 with Dunfell branch - REFPLTCAM-88
  • Support Firmware upgrade in RPI3 with dunfell branch - REFPLTCAM-87
  • Smart Home with Security Surveillance Video Streaming (Proof of Concept)
    • Face detection 
    • Thumbnail support
    • RTSP Streaming

Video

  • Yocto 3.1 (dunfell) build framework support on rdk-next RPi RDK image builds NEW
    • Supports generation of both media client and hybrid gateway generic images
  • Smart Home with Security Surveillance Video Streaming (Proof of Concept)
    • Thumbnail Notification handling
    • Picture-in-Picture video playback
    • IOT device control application
  • RDK Services on x86 PC Emulator NEW
    • Supports Controller UI
    • Services: DeviceInfo, 
1.8

 

Broadband

Yocto 3.1 Turris Omnia - Synchronizing from topic branches to mainstream branches

  • Synchronizing yocto 3.1 changes in meta-turris layer - REFPLTB-807
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch - Oct_30_10_2020

Camera

  • Validation of RDK-C use cases of CVR, Normal thumbnail and firmware upgrade in RPI-3B+ target. - REFPLTCAM-74
  • CVR crash issue was fixed - REFPLTCAM-69
  • Supported firmware upgrade with both ethernet and wifi Mac - REFPLTCAM-77
  • CVR build issue was fixed - REFPLTCAM-76

Video

  • Firmware Control service on HYB and MC images
  • Wifi service enabled for HYB images
  • Yocto 3.1 Migration on rdk-next build - Phase 1
    • Parsing errors were resolved and RPi specific changes are merged
    • Supporting Jenkins team to merge Comcast migration changes into rdk-next
  • meta-wpe layer removal - Supported all images including RefApp image where video and graphics issue fixed
  • RMF Streamer crash was fixed
1.7

 

  • Support rdk-generic-camera-image for RPI-3 target - REFPLTCAM-67
  • Validate RMS Feature in RPI3 B+ - REFPLTCAM-75
  • Upstream patches in `meta-rdk-camera` - REFPLTCAM-2
  • After initial bootup RPI-0 target not up on reboot. - REFPLTCAM-71
  • Graphics and Video rendering issue resolved on RPi for RDK Service integration - REFPLTV-597REFPLTV-594
  • Bluetooth RDK service enabled for both MediaClient and Hybrid Gateway - REFPLTV-610
  • RDK Services on RPi Generic MediaClient
  • RDK Services on RPi Generic Hybrid Gateway
  • Yocto 3.1 Turris Omnia - Synchronizing from topic branches to mainstream branches  - REFPLTB-808
  • Git tagged releases for Turris Omnia on rdk-next branch - Sep_30_09_2020_RDKB_Gateway
1.6

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M8 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

1.5

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M7 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

  • Integarted SNMP module in RDKB stack in RPI - REFPLTB-714
  • RDKB Emulator hal refactoring - REFPLTB-758
  • Online / Offline status of connected devices on RDKB  in R-Pi - REFPLTB-622
  • Fixed high priority run-time/build time issues: Yocto 3.1 RDK MediaClient Generic Image - REFPLTV-474
  • Validation and fixes for runtime issues for Yocto 3.1 RDK Hybrid Generic image - REFPLTV-473
  • Integrate yocto3.1 for rdk-generic-camera-image - REFPLTCAM-31
  • Yocto 3.1 dunfell RDKB build for Turris Omnia: Brought all RDKB feature that are available in rdk-next build - REFPLTB-566
  • Git tagged release build(rdk-next) for Turris omnia - REFPLTB-680
1.4

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M6 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

  • Firmware upgrade through XCONF server in Turris Omnia Platform - REFPLTB-665
  • Added RDKM logo support in UI page and corresponding syndication DM parameters also updated with respect to emulator - REFPLTB-623
  • Added Firmware Upgrade with http protocol support in rpi platform - REFPLTB-659
  • Supported Normal Thumbnail feature for RPI-0 Device - REFPLTCAM-15
  • Validation and fixes for various runtime/build time failures for rdk-generic-mediaclient-image - REFPLTV-474
1.3

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M5 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

  • vc4graphics and v4l2 enabled for RDK Hybrid Thunder image on RPI platform to resolve MPEG TS streams playback issue - REFPLTV-433
  • RDK Generic Hybrid image support on RPI platform from yocto 3.1 manifest - REFPLTV-473
  • RDK Generic Mediaclient image support on RPI platform from yocto 3.1 fixing Issues - REFPLTV-474
  • Yocto - 3.1 support in Turris Omnia Target - RDK Broadband generic gateway image - REFPLTB-566
  • Implementated the hal-dhcpv4c api's for successfully fetching of Device.DHCPv4.Client.{i} data model tree - REFPLTB-635
  • Supported Firmware Upgrade with XConf server for RDK-C - REFPLTCAM-21
1.2

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M4 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

1.1

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M3 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed

Updated Known Issues and Limitations for

1.0

 

Updated Release Information, Release Identification for 2020 M2 Release

Updated Features supported for this sprint and Community tickets addressed


Contents

Introduction


This Release Notes document details for the delivery of version 2021 M7 for the RDK Reference Platform to the RDK Community

  1. Release Feature Information
  2. Software and Hardware requirements to build
  3. Known limitations
  4. Updated Platform Tickets

Release Information


Below is the list of release features supporting Turris Omnia, R-Pi, and Emulator platforms.



S. No.FeatureDeviceProfileTicketsRemarks
1Porting of WanManager with New Ethernet Manager ArchRPIRDK-B

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2Fixing issues on Hackathon Base BuildRPIRDK-B

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3Create July2021 tagged rdk-next build for RPI3RPIRDK-B

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4Dunfell build for RDKB EmulatorEmulatorRDK-B

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5

Improvements

RPI (Extender)RDK-B

REFPLTB-1212 - Getting issue details... STATUS  


6Community Tickets, Bug Fixes , TDKRPI,Turris-OmniaRDK-B

REFPLTB-1215 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTB-1222 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTB-1176 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTB-1202 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTB-1200 - Getting issue details... STATUS


7Create July2021 tagged dunfell Gateway & Extender builds for Turris omniaTurris-OmniaRDK-B

REFPLTB-1260 - Getting issue details... STATUS

Sub-tasks:

REFPLTB-1261 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTB-1262 - Getting issue details... STATUS


8

Pipewire

RPIRDK-C

REFPLTCAM-143 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTCAM-144 - Getting issue details... STATUS


9TDK TicketsRPIRDK-C

REFPLTCAM-146 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTCAM-147 - Getting issue details... STATUS


10Tag release for cameraRPIRDK-C

REFPLTCAM-148 - Getting issue details... STATUS


11Revamp of RDK UI RPIRDK-V

REFPLTV-880 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1014 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1021 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1020 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-938 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-874 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1000 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-999 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-985 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1016 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1008 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-926 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-874 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-961 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-982 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-962 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-879 - Getting issue details... STATUS



12R-Pi 4 Target 32 Bit Dunfell SupportRPIRDK-V


REFPLTV-893 - Getting issue details... STATUS


13Rpi TDK TicketsRPIRDK-V

REFPLTV-905 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1003 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1010 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-1019 - Getting issue details... STATUS


14Community TicketsRPIRDK-V

XIAOMI-2 - Getting issue details... STATUS

REFPLTV-950 - Getting issue details... STATUS

BD-1003 - Getting issue details... STATUS

BD-1004 - Getting issue details... STATUS



Hardware and Software Requirements


Hardware Requirements

Broadband

Supported software and hardware

  • Preferred 2.4GHZ WIFI adapter for Emulator: Tenda 150Mbps Wireless PICO USB Adapter with RT5370 chipset (W311MI) (or)
    Preferred 2.4GHZ WIFI adapter for Emulator:  TP-Link AC1200 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (Archer T4U)
  • Preferred 5GHZ WIFI adapter for Emulator/RPI:  TP-Link AC1200 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (Archer T4U)
  • Preferred xfinity-wifi 2.4GHZ WIFI adapter for RPI:  TP-LINK TL-WN823N 300Mbps Mini Wireless N USB Adapter
  • New dongle - Ultra-fast 1300 (867+400) mbps wireless speed with 802.11ac
  • Turris Omnia Target for Wi-Fi Extender functionality
  • USB to Ethernet
  • Desktop PCs
  • 8 GB SD-Card

Video

  • Raspberrypi 3 Model B+    - 1 No.
  • Power Supply (Output: 5V 2A) - 1 No.
  • HDMI Supported TV - 1 No.
  • HDMI cable - 1 No.
  • Micro SD Card - 1 No.
  • Card Reader - 1 No.
  • Keyboard - 1 No.

Camera

  • Raspberrypi 3 Model B+    - 1 No.
  • USB webcamera - 1No.
  • Power Supply (Output: 5V 2A) - 1 No.
  • HDMI Supported TV - 1 No.
  • HDMI cable - 1 No.
  • Micro SD Card - 1 No.
  • Card Reader - 1 No.
  • Keyboard - 1 No.

System Requirements

Known Issues and Limitations


Project Documentation


Below is the list of supporting documents that are part of the release

1Build Instructions

Camera

Video

Broadband

The wiki links provided here give the Linux commands to setup Yocto Project build framework's workspace and to generate RDK images.
2User Manual

Broadband - RPI, Turris Omnia

Camera

Video

The user manual consists of a procedure to test the particular feature also covers Environment setup, Executing the System, and Troubleshooting steps
3System Test Plan Results

Camera

Video

This document contains multiple test cases and test results which are captured after test execution

4Release Notes

RFP - Release Notes - 2021 - M7

Release Notes -This document

Technical Support contact


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