Kontron KTQ87 flex board for avg2

  • Hi,


    I have the Kontron ktq87 flex board now and request some help.


    Please correct me if i have made a mistake.


    - Can you use the avg2 frontpanel connector on this board ?
    - Can you use the small power board next to the psu ?


    In general can you just refit the components of the avg2 board onto the ktq87 board ?


    - Which COM connector do you use ?


    - Is there a file you have to change also ?


    Ok, many thanks for any help .

    Bilder

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


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  • Hi,


    The avg2 now has the kontron ktq87 board using intel i7-4770 cpu.


    - front LCD panel LCD is not working


    - cpu fan noise is like a plane engine (2500 rpm).


    What i have done so far :
    -----------------------


    / sbin / dev_frontpanel.sh


    Change:


    if grep -q 10027910 / proc / bus / pci / devices; then
    # RB AVG II
    In -sfv / dev / ttyS1 / dev / front panel
    logger -s -t $ myname linking / dev / front panel to / dev / ttyS1


    for:


    if grep -q 80860150 / proc / bus / pci / devices; then
    # RB AVG II
    In -sfv / dev / ttyS1 / dev / front panel
    logger -s -t $ myname linking / dev / front panel to / dev / ttyS1


    Also, if you can look at my COM 1 port to see if this is installed correct ? and frontpanel ?


    Many thanks.

  • For the fan just go to the BIOS of the board, there you can set lower speeds...

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • the frontpanel connector is used the same way as with the avg2 board, it is the same pinning.


    try this for the sbin/dev_frontpanel.sh:


    Code
    1. if grep -q 80860c00 /proc/bus/pci/devices ; then
    2. # RB AVG II
    3. ln -sfv /dev/ttyS1 /dev/frontpanel
    4. logger -s -t $myname linking /dev/frontpanel to /dev/ttyS1


    at least that is working for my KTQ87...

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505,


    Can you say my COM 1 connector is correct, like you have it on your ktq87 ?


    I know the frontpanel is correct.


    The sbin/dev_frontpanel.sh is exactly the same as yours.


    My only doubt is the COM1.


    I have looked at the ktq77 thread and can not find anything on setting up a static ip.


    Thanks.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • static ip will not solve the frontpanel issue, my interfaces already sent to you shows how to set up a static tp at eth1...


    Currently I cannot compare COM1, as the box is closed and in an enclosure...


    Just compare pinning of COM in the AVG2 Kontron users manual with the KTQ87 users manual.


    This is how I managed that...


    You need to be careful with that if done wrong that could damage the COM driver on the mainboard.


    Concerning the Fan I am using the CPU FAn connector of the KTQ87 and then you can adjust the speed in the BIOS.

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505,


    Ok, the frontpanel is working but not COM1 on COM2 . :wand


    However, the ffrontpanel is very slow and until the message BM2lts appears there is a 2 minute wait.


    When you power on the avg2 the box starts and stops in a loop using the remote control .


    My in/dev_frontpanel file :


    if grep -q 80860c00 /proc/bus/pci/devices ; then
    # RB AVG II
    ln -sfv /dev/ttyS1 /dev/frontpanel
    logger -s -t $myname linking /dev/frontpanel to /dev/ttyS1
    elif grep -q 80860152 /proc/bus/pci/devices ; then
    # RB AVG I
    ln -sfv /dev/ttyS2 /dev/frontpanel
    logger -s -t $myname linking /dev/frontpanel to /dev/ttyS2
    elif grep -q 80860150 /proc/bus/pci/devices ; then
    # RB ICE


    Thanks.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


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  • Zitat

    When you power on the avg2 the box starts and stops in a loop using the remote control .


    That I don't understand...


    If at the start of the box it lasts 2 Minutes to get the display in the frontpanel, that is usually


    1. either a problem with the Network Interface (are you using the right Interface ? fitting to the file "interfaces"?), so that the Netceiver is not found


    2. or that the recordings are not found...


    I told you, you will have to adopt all files to your setup...


    Best regards

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505,


    Many thanks for trying to help here.


    Some bad news in that ftontpanel again is not working. :wand


    I am sure the COM2 connection is correct , but no frontpanel.

    Zitat

    problem with the Network Interface (are you using the right Interface ?
    fitting to the file "interfaces"?), so that the Netceiver is not found

    - What would be the right interface ?


    My etc/network/interfaces :

    In the software setting i am using :


    - avg2 with internal netceiever.


    Many Thanks.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi maier2505,


    Many thanks for your help on getting kontron ktq87 board to work.


    It is now working perfect and very fast start times.


    Best Regards.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi maier2505,


    It seems like i spoke too soon.


    I wanted to tidy up the avg2 as it was a mess with cables and i had 2 hard drives which needed installing.


    when i came to start the avg2 again after 15 seconds there was a loud beep lasting 3 seconds and then the avg2 stopped. I then disconnected from the mains.


    On closer inspection i found that removing the frontpanel and mini COM boards the avg2 started ok but of course no lcd display...!


    I now have changed the ribbon cable between the frontpanel board and COM board . I thought this would fix the problem and i thought it did but after 2 minutes the lcd display was still flashing (standby and reel multimedia ).


    Kodi works perfect , i can watch tv/sat very well.


    Problem is with th COM and frontpanel boards.


    Maybe on relocating the flat cable connecting the lcd display to the mini power board , the cable is broken inside ?


    I am stuck confused as everything seems ok but obviously is n`t.


    Need help again and sorry.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • A broken cable would not cause the board to beep.


    All peripherals are just connected by RS232, that would never cause the board to beep, it would just not work.


    Go to the manual of the board and look out for the beep signals...


    Could also be the Display has died, or at least try to flash it.


    Standby and Reel Multmedia is not flashing, if I am right you have to press the button right beside the On/Off and then in parallel turn on the Power Switch.

    The red Led would light up, this is signalling that the Display is flashed again.


    Are you sure that you connected everything the same way when you restarted the board first time.

    Worst case you can kill the RS232 converter on the small power platine if you do wrong...


    Best regards

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505,


    The avg2 is working ok now. The com was not soldered correctly.


    From start to a tv picture takes exactly 60 seconds. The desktop is very fast as i have an ssd os drive.


    Using bm2lts v2.90 stable because although the vdr frontpanel is working ok , there is no picture output on the tv using v2.95. No problems with v2.90 :thumbup:


    Yesterday , was trying to install the dvd , although i had to use a pata to sata converter . The dvd did not register in the bios. I think the problem here is that i used a sata3 cable. Today i will use a sata2 cable , maybe will be success :).


    Ok, many thanks for help .

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi kdeuser,


    fine that it works now.


    If I remember right, I had to change the kerne using 2.95.


    I used an older kernel, (please don't ask for details, too long ago :-)), then it worked...


    Best regards

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505,


    Dvd is now installed and working . It is a sata dvd so better than the ide one it replaces.


    Also changed the firmware from v18 to v23 , which is ok but now the way to install bm2lts has changed because the instructions are different; so now i will download the v18e firmware and install that onto the usb and into bios. Hopefully will get back the old style of installing bm2lts to try out and modify the kernel of v2.95.


    I am pleased with v2.90 but just would like to see if the front panel lcd can work.


    Ok, many thanks again.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi maier2505,


    I tried to install the v2.90 kernel for v2.95.1 which has Linux-image 3.16.0-56 but for some reason unable to install the headers.


    Also, used Grub Customizer which makes selecting kernel versions easy but unfortunately when promoting a kernel to be the first kernel then saving, this kernel after a restart was not used.


    I was going to ask you if you could open a terminal and type (uname -r) , without the brackets. this command gives you your kernel version. If i knew your kernel version may be could get the frontpanel lcd to work and picture.


    Can you remember if you had to use another vdr.exe and give permissions too ?


    Ok, many thanks again.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi kdeuser,


    the kernel I use is 3.19.0-42-lowlatency


    The way used to make this the standard kernel was to edit file


    /boot/grub/grub.cfg


    Best regards

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6

  • Hi maier2505


    Ok, installed the kernel 3.19.0-42-lowlatency yesterday but no success , unfortunately.


    When the kernel installed the file in /boot/grub/grub.cfg that you provided was the same as , so did not change.


    Many thanks for helping here.


    I think v2.90 is stable for me and happy that the board works well.


    There is another small issue about RAM modules .I will start another post.


    Thanks.

    AVG2l : 1 x Kingston 120 gb ssd, 1 x seagate 4tb, 1 x toshiba 3tb
    VDR : 1.7.29.9 
    IMAGE : BM2LTS v2.90
    Kontron ktq87 motherboard , i7-4770s Processor , Crucial 1600mhz 16gb ram , Internal netciever
    Using original avg2 frontpanel , COM port and Remote Control

    GPU : msi 1050 Ti 4gb Low Profile using Nvidia 384.90 proprietary driver


  • Hi Kdeuser,


    I am pretty much sure, that this would not be the case:


    Zitat

    When the kernel installed the file in /boot/grub/grub.cfg that you provided was the same as , so did not change.


    The passage I provided, changes the standard entry, so it would automatically start the new kernel as standard.


    Did you try to run the kernel chosen in the menue by manual selection ?


    I wonder why my box should work with frontpanel and HDE with this kernel and yous not ?


    Anyhow if you have what you want, why change it :-)


    Best regards

    1x AVG mit KTQ87/i5, 2xAVGmit KTQ77/i5 und BM2LTS last RC, 1x AVGI (BM2LTS2.89), 1x AVGIII (12.12.1), NUC in sporadischer Testphase
    3 ext. Netceiver (3x DVB-C, 5x DVB-S2, 6x DVB_S2)
    QNAP NAS,4x3TB, RAID 6