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

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== Installing binaries to eMMC storage ==
 
== Installing binaries to eMMC storage ==
  
*execute the fastboot script
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Execute the fastboot script
 
<pre>$cd /path to prebuilt imagages folder
 
<pre>$cd /path to prebuilt imagages folder
 
$sudo ./flashall
 
$sudo ./flashall
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
 
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<br/>The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:
 
 
The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:
 
 
<pre>"waiting for device"
 
<pre>"waiting for device"
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
 
Connect device to PC:
 
Connect device to PC:
  
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* Press and hold the fastboot button
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* Power up the device, or press the reset button
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* Connect the OTG cable to PC
  
=== Flash from GUI ===
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The following should be displayed on the host Ubuntu:
 
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</pre>
*Press the right arrow on the upper right corner to change the desktop into Utilities.
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<br/>The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:
 
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<pre>"connected"
 
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</pre>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*Push FlashAndroid or FlashYocto icon.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
=== 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
 

Revision as of 15:22, 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:

  • Press and hold the fastboot button
  • Power up the device, or press the reset button
  • Connect the OTG cable to PC

The following should be displayed on the host Ubuntu:


The following should be displayed on ubuntu host:

"connected"