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Daydream comes on randomly during Kodi playback

Discussion in 'NEO U1' started by ryanrich, Aug 23, 2017.

  1. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    Hi all,

    So weird problem is that the Daydream time screensaver comes on every now and then when watching something with Kodi, then I have to resume playback and all is fine again.

    Even if I completely turn off Daydream, this still happens.

    Have reinstalled Kodi to no avail, and I'm running the latest NEO U1 firmware.

    Anybody else experience this or have a solution?

    Thanks!
  2. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    Hmmm, just saw a topic that says you must clear the system cache in recovery for the screensaver fix in the latest firmware to take effect.

    Will try this at home later and report back...
  3. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    So, this was indeed resolved by deleting the system cache in recovery. :)

    Will make a note to do this after each firmware upgrade.
  4. Wavy Davy

    Wavy Davy New Member

    Where is system recovery?
  5. Villa

    Villa Well-Known Member Super Moderator

  6. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    Okay I spoke to soon, still did it with Daydream set to activate after 5 minutes of inactivity. I've completely disabled Daydream now, will see if that helps...
  7. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    So this is happening even in SPMC, so definitely not a Kodi problem but a MINIX problem. I see that the screensaver was apparently fixed in the last update, but this is still happening.

    Any recommendations, as it's making media consumption quite painful...
  8. Spellbound

    Spellbound Member

    This has just started today on our box Minix NEO X8-H Plus.

    Box worked fine last night when we shut it down.

    EDIT:

    I've started my own thread in the forum for our specific device but will keep an eye on this one just in case of a solution.
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2017
  9. ryanrich

    ryanrich New Member

    Still happening for me, only solution is to disable Daydream completely, clear system cache, now it stays on. Every now and then Kodi will exit back to the media selection screen though, but think that's another problem.
  10. Spellbound

    Spellbound Member

    Very annoying, might have to try a full re-flash.