Just wondering what other folk’s experiences have been with the update process for the new ROCK builds that have been pushed out over the past week?
I think I’ve had one or two troublefree update experiences - in other words, after clicking on the “Update All” message that appears on a Roon Remote, the ROCK build is updated, rebooted and Roon Server in the ROCK OS picks up where it left off, i.e. similar to Roon Server running on Windows.
I’ve also had (twice) the experience where, after clicking “Update All”, the Roon Remote loses connection with the NUC running ROCK, and the web interface to ROCK also disappears. It takes a hard reset (pressing the on/off button on the NUC for 10 seconds, and then pressing it again to do a power-up and boot) to get everything back in the air again.
FWIW, I’m using a NUC6i3SYH for ROCK at the moment.
I haven’t seen this particular issue, but there have been a couple of updates that were less than smooth when performed via the web interface. The progress graphic would keep churning with no apparent end. Ultimately opened a new browser connection to ROCK and found that it had updated the OS, but RoonServer wasn’t running.
Right now the biggest issue that I’m seeing is how the updates are presented on the iOS remotes vs OSX / Windows. On iOS you see that there’s an update available, but there’s no indication as to what the update is (whether it’s for ROCK or RoonServer). I have a similar gripe with the Roon updates themselves when presented via iOS as they don’t show you what new build / version number is pending whereas this information is shown on OSX / Windows.
5i5MYBE, headless, no issues with updates and everything is working as it should. BIOS was updated when I got the NUC last September. I checked the list and while not the newest BIOS it was was new enough to proceed so I went ahead. I am also impressed at the speed fixes are being applied.