I’ve stumbled upon yet another tool for generating movie sheets compatible with the WDTV: ThumbGen.

ThumbGen uses Movie Sheet Generator/TViXie compatible templates, but some of them needs to be tweaked a bit.

A user on the WDTV Forum requested an update of the MoreAdorned template – And luckily the author of ThumbGen delivered.

I have repackaged my copy of MoreAdorned with the updated template XML here

A nice soul has converted rodfeli’s MoreAdorned Tvixie template for use with Movie Sheet Generator.

I have tweaked the template further and I am pretty happy with the results

Changes compared to the original

  • Removed effects from cover and added static cover backgroup
  • Changed fonts
  • Added support for media flags – only two since it looks nicer

Download the updated template

This is more or less a bugfux release for
* fixed typo preventing S00custom-options from executing
* persistent video resume filename correction: video_resume_points_table
* dos2unix /conf/net.mounts & /conf/net.config to fix windows editing

The 0.5.8.x series also seem to finally do away with the remote controller sluggishness that have plagued us for a long time

Importantly: It seems as if I *might’ve* finally found & fixed the sluggish remote / unresponsive video issue that popped up for a small minority of people a long time back. It turns out that dmaosd doesn’t like a lot of stuff happening while it is loading, and especially does not like NTP changing the system clock during init

Read more.

In case RapidShare makes it impossible to download the firmware package I’ve mirrored the file here.