Difference between revisions of "VAR-SOM-SD600 fastboot"

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== Pre-built package ==
 
== Pre-built package ==
  
*Plug-in the supplied SD card to your Linux machine, run dmesg and see which device is added (i.e. /dev/sdX or /dev/mmcblk0)
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- boot.img: Linux Kernel + Ramdisk boot
*Download mx6qd-som-nand-recovery-sd.v23.img.gz (or latest which is available on Variscite's FTP)
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- cache.img: Android Cache partition
*For the Dual lite download mx6dl-som-nand-recovery-sd.v23.img.gz
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- emmc_appsboot.mbn: Fastboot bootloader
*For the Solo download mx6solo-som-nand-recovery-sd.v23.img.gz
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- flashall.sh: A script to flash images over fastboot
<pre>$ gunzip mx6qd-som-nand-recovery-sd.v23.img.gz
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- persist.img: Android persist partition
$ sudo dd if=mx6qd-som-nand-recovery-sd.v23.img of=/dev/sdX bs=128k
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- recovery.img: Recovery image
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- system.img: Android system partition
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- userdata.img: Android data partition
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== Installing binaries to eMMC storage ==
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*execute the fastboot script
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<pre>$cd /path to prebuilt imagages folder
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$sudo ./flashall
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
== Recover Nand Flash: ==
 
  
*Insert the SD card into the SD/MMC slot of the custom board
 
*Press and hold the boot-select button, power-off and power-on the board
 
*The board will automatically boot into Linux from SD-Card
 
  
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The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:
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<pre>"waiting for device"
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</pre>
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Connect device to PC:
  
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*
  
 
=== Flash from GUI ===
 
=== Flash from GUI ===
 
 
 
 
  
 
*Press the right arrow on the upper right corner to change the desktop into Utilities.
 
*Press the right arrow on the upper right corner to change the desktop into Utilities.

Revision as of 15:20, 30 April 2014

1 General information

Qualcomm's propietary bootloaders (SBLs) can not be shared with customers Bad installation of either SBLs or LK bootloader (fastboot), will result in sending SOM back to Variscite for an RMA procedure.

2 Pre-built package

- boot.img: Linux Kernel + Ramdisk boot 
- cache.img: Android Cache partition 
- emmc_appsboot.mbn: Fastboot bootloader 
- flashall.sh: A script to flash images over fastboot 
- persist.img: Android persist partition 
- recovery.img: Recovery image 
- system.img: Android system partition 
- userdata.img: Android data partition 

3 Installing binaries to eMMC storage

  • execute the fastboot script
$cd /path to prebuilt imagages folder
$sudo ./flashall


The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:

"waiting for device"

Connect device to PC:

3.1 Flash from GUI

  • Press the right arrow on the upper right corner to change the desktop into Utilities.




  • Push FlashAndroid or FlashYocto icon.


3.2 Flash from command line

  • Login as root (no password)
  • From Linux command line, type: "nand-recovery.sh" (This will install Yocto/Linux on the NAND)
  • To install Android type: "nand-recovery.sh -o Android".
  • Reboot and Unplug the SD card