Firmware:Custom:Wishlist

codename: "Catfish" version: 1212.0303.0000-15/01/2010

OPlayWare - Revision 0: /

New Features / Improvements / Bug Fixes
note.png In no particular order or preference (except where noted) & some were seen on VIP Asus, so credit to the original poster

TIP: http://code.google.com/p/oplayware/issues/entry?template=Firmware-Wishlist

KEY: award_star_gold_1.png most wanted # 1 award_star_silver_2.png would be nice # 2 award_star_bronze_3.png could do with # 3 award_star_add.png most likely to be added in

  • change VENUS network name to OPLAYWARE vanity :-)
  • web based security setup
  • Installing 'Packages' onto / partition will result in system instability
  • we can basically install into mtd2: 02800000 00020000 "Partition_002" /usr/local/etc/ TODO: NAND INSTALLATION
  • or we should be able install /tmp/usbmounts/sda1 or indeed /tmp
  • the ability to generate screenshots with the remote (custom save location)
  • subtitles 'off' by default (subtitles should have it's own setup page) award_star_add.png
  • add new options in Setup/Network menu: SAMBA - OPENSSH
  • a task tray type application would be pretty cool
  • NetworkBrowser.ini can be modified in a text editor (i.e easy to set up 'default configs')
  • startup scripting to setup /tmp/ramfs/labels|volumes|usb|volumes | /tmp/usbmounts/sda1
  • make much more use of the TV Station & Radio URLS in /usr/local/etc/dvdplayer
  • allow saved shortcuts that go right to a specific folder award_star_silver_2.png
  • the new 20,000 TV channels is best described as "stretching the bounds of advertising"
  • to compliment the above, the shoutcast streaming works very well and is pretty awesome
  • provide option to go to a specific time value within a file
  • allow setting the remote 'music' key as a 'home' button
  • investigate /tmp/ramfs/Setup-journal
  • auto mount OPLay SAMBA share > USB award_star_gold_1.png
  • add 'Hotswap' in SAMBA shares
  • add web based status $Id: oplaywarenfoo.cgi 19/02/2010 12:03:10 $
  • add web based IPKG|OPKG web front end
  • showing a image of same name if available for videos (i.e. folder/poster.png) award_star_bronze_3.png
  • keyboard support (it's better for browsing etc)
  • change factory firmware copy of BusyBox v1.1.3 (2006.06.21-00:00+0000) > BusyBox 1.15.3 (stable)
  • allow entries in "resume" list to be displayed and deleted
  • enable http-web update of firmware + updates + backup + add services | shares | libraries
  • utilise haserl cgi scripting program for embedded environments
  • investigate 'new gadgets support'

XBMC

  • investigate XBMC usefulness (understood it won't RUN directly on O!Play) this does not mean to say it wont have some 'goodies'
  • XBMC allows 'exports' of libraries in xml , ifo and tbn (images) formats
  • plugins|skins|dvdplayer|scrapers|backgrounds|web|control are henceforth classed as some 'goodies'
  • can be built from source FIXME - Link
  • considered to 'look' better than Boxee Personal Opinion

Boxee

  • investigate Boxee usefulness (understood it won't RUN directly on O!Play) this does not mean to say it wont have some 'goodies'
  • Boxee allows 'exports' of libraries in xml , ifo and tbn (images) formats
  • plugins|skins|dvdplayer|scrapers|backgrounds|web|control are henceforth classed as some 'goodies
  • can be built from source FIXME - Link
  • considered to be more 'stable' than XBMC Personal Opinion

GETiplayer

  • investigate GETiplayer usefulness
  • GETiplayer has a powerful PVR interface with LOTS of cmd line options
  • this is limited to UK IP
  • can be built from source FIXME - Link

SABnzbd

  • investigate SABnzbd usefulness
  • SABnzbd has a powerful WEB interface with LOTS of options
  • this is limited to users who use NEWSGROUPS (although most ISP's provide this in some shape it's the 'groups')
  • can be built from source FIXME - Link

Miro

  • investigate Miro usefulness
  • Miro has a powerful GUI with LOTS of options including .torrent support
  • Miro Channel Guide contains 1000's of ready to roll content feeds
  • can be built from source FIXME - Link

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