piCorePlayer Releases

pCP Team 8 May 2024 pCP 9.0.1

piCorePlayer 9.0.1

pCP Team 8 May 2024

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Mostly a bugfix release Support for Pi5 on 64 bit image. For pi5, you MUST be running bootloader: e02d33b3 Dated 2023/12/06 or newer. Squeezelite 2.0.0-1476 LMS default install is 8.5.1 (As of the time of this posting) Various bug fixes and web interface updates. New Repository picoreplayer.org - European based server pcplayer.

piCorePlayer 9.0.0

pCP Team 23 March 2024

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 6.1.77 RPi Firmware Feb 08, 2024 (Does not affect RPi4/5 bootloader) Support for Pi5 on 64 bit image. For pi5, you MUST be running bootloader: e02d33b3 Dated 2023/12/06 or newer. Squeezelite 2.0.0-1468 LMS default install is 8.5.0 (As of the time of this posting) Various bug fixes and web interface updates.

piCorePlayer 8.2.0

pCP Team 5 June 2022

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 5.15.35 Removed out of tree Realtek wifi drivers from Kernel. If you see a warning on the insitu update, you should not proceed until you build your driver—see pCP Kernels. RPi Firmware Apr 26, 2022 (Does not affect RPi4 bootloader) Squeezelite 1.9.9-1392 Image includes Mediatek wifi firmware. Various bug fixes and web interface updates.

piCorePlayer 8.1.0

pCP Team 5 December 2021

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 5.10.77 Removed out of tree Realtek wifi drivers from Kernel. If you see a warning on the insitu update, you should not proceed until you build your driver—see pCP Kernels. RPi Firmware Nov 4, 2021 Adds full support for RPi02W Based on piCore 13 OpenSSL 1.1.1k Squeezelite 1.9.9-1391 Various bug fixes and web interface updates.

piCorePlayer 8.0.0

pCP Team 10 July 2021

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 5.10.42 Removed out of tree Realtek wifi drivers from Kernel. If you see a warning on the insitu update, you should not proceed until you build your driver—see pCP Kernels. RPi Firmware June 8, 2021 Based on piCore 13 OpenSSL 1.1.1k Squeezelite 1.9.9-1386 Added interface to Alsamixer in pCP web interface.

piCorePlayer 7.0.0

pCP Team 23 December 2020

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 5.4.83 RPi Firmware Dec 8, 2020 Includes support for RPi 400 and CM4 boards. Based on piCore 12 OpenSSL 1.1.1h Notes Adding a file named “netusb” to the boot partition will automatically load/configure net-usb kernel modules. Adding wpa_supplicant.conf to the boot partition will automatically enable Wifi—see Setup Wifi without ethernet. DownloadNew images or insitu update are available.

piCorePlayer 6.1.0

pCP Team 6 June 2020

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 4.19.122 RPi Firmware May 22, 2020 Includes support for RPi4B 8GB boards. Support for Merus Amp. Notes Adding a file named “netusb” to the boot partition will automatically load/configure net-usb kernel modules. Adding wpa_supplicant.conf to the boot partition will automatically enable Wifi—see Setup Wifi without ethernet. DownloadNew images or insitu update are available.

piCorePlayer 6.0.0

pCP Team 7 March 2020

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. For support—see this topic on Squeezebox Forum. Significant changes Kernel 4.19.105 RPi Firmware Feb 20, 2020. Includes support for RPi4B boards, including new v1.2 boards. RPi4B Support runs a 64 bit kernel for full 4GB memory support. Support for HiFiBerryDAC+ ADC Pro. Support for HiFiBerryDAC+ HD. Support for IQaudIO Codec+. Support for LED control on HiFiBerryDAC+ based boards. Added driver for Google voiceBonnet v2 (sound driver only).

piCorePlayer 5.0.0

pCP Team 9 June 2019

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. Significant changes Kernel 4.19.40 AudioCore kernel 4.19.40-rt19. All RPi processors supporting Realtime Kernels. RPi Firmware 2019/05/02 Update to Squeezelite v1.9.2-1158-pCP. Includes https direct streaming support. Add support for HiFiBerryDAC+ADC. Add support for Audiophonics ISabre Q2M DAC. Add support for ApplePi DACs. Stream sound from Audio Input cards supported with pcp-streamer. Updates to base OS and packages Upgrade to BusyBox 1.30.1 Multi-threaded extension bootloader for faster boots.

piCorePlayer 4.1.0

pCP Team 24 November 2018

The pCP Team has released an new version of piCorePlayer. Significant changes Kernel 4.14.81 AudioCore kernel 4.14.81-rt47. All RPi processors supporting Realtime Kernels. RPi Firmware 2018/11/12 Support for RPi3A+ Board. Upgrade to BusyBox 1.29.3 Fix for partition sizing , should resolve >32GB sdcard issues. Wifi: Added driver for rtl8822bu chipset. Wifi: Correction for “=” in passwords. Wifi: Add CRDA for proper setting of Country Code. Update to Squeezelite v1.9.0-1121-pCP Integrate gpio-poweroff and gpio-shutdown overlays.
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