Release Note of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (v1.1)


Summary

Release Date 2015-01-02
Release Type Update

New updates

All previous from Release Note (v1.0)

Kernel Updates

  • Merged all 3.10 LTS patches up to 3.10.43 (More to be merged)
  • Fixed a Memory handling issue preventing full usage of the ram
  • Silenced tons of debug messages
  • Enabled DisplayLink support (USB Monitors)
  • Enabled VLAN support
  • Enabled AutoFS support
  • Added Dallas 1Wire support
  • Enabled USB Bluetooth Support
  • Fixed an issue that prevents video being output on some monitors
  • Add support to manually lock DVI/HDMI modes on boot.ini
  • A patch was added in a attempt to prevent some keyboards to stop working
  • Enabled usbmon support
  • Enabled Microsoft Kinetic Support
  • Status LED (blue) now properly blinks when the kernel is loaded
  • Selectable UHS-1 mode for non-working reboot issue and Partition resizing issue on a few microSD cards. UHS-1 mode is disabled by default in boot.ini

Bootloader Updates

  • Disable the status blue LED on in the poweroff state.

Userspace Update

  • Updated all packages as 20150102
  • IR Remote controller is installed by default now
  • ODROID Utility Resize/Update should work fine now
  • Fixed a issue while boot would be very slow without ethernet

Known issues

  • EXT2/4 file system can not be accessible on U-boot.
  • FAT16/32 can be supported on U-boot.
  • Tons of issues unsubscribed. :-x
  • No CEC support on XBMC
  • USB Audio card doesn't work. workaround

How to checkout

The current version only provide Linux kernel and U-boot source code. Here are the instructions to checkout the source code and build. For more detail information, please visit U-boot and Kernel.

U-boot

$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/u-boot.git -b odroidc-v2011.03
$ cd u-boot
$ make odroidc_config
$ make

Linux Kernel

$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidc-3.10.y
$ cd linux
$ make odroidc_defconfig
$ make uImage modules
$ make dtbs
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/uImage /media/boot
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/dts/meson8b_odroidc.dtb /media/boot

Note: If you plan to just upgrade the kernel on a older image. You need to replace /media/boot/boot.ini With this new file:

boot.ini
ODROIDC-UBOOT-CONFIG
 
# Possible screen resolutions
# Uncomment only a single Line! The line with setenv written.
# At least one mode must be selected.
 
# setenv m "vga"          # VGA 640x480
# setenv m "480p"         # 480p 720x480
# setenv m "576p"         # 576p 720x576
# setenv m "800x480p60hz" # WVGA 800x480
# setenv m "720p"         # 720p 1280x720
# setenv m "800p"         # 800p(WXGA) 1280x800
# setenv m "sxga"         # SXGA 1280x1024
setenv m "1080p"        # 1080P 1920x1080
# setenv m "1920x1200"    # 1920x1200
 
# HDMI/DVI Mode Configuration
setenv vout_mode "hdmi"
# setenv vout_mode "dvi"
 
# HDMI BPP Mode
setenv m_bpp "32"
# setenv m_bpp "16"
 
# UHS Card Configuration
# Uncomment the line below to __DISABLE__ UHS-1 MicroSD support
# This might break boot for some brand/models of cards.
setenv disableuhs "disableuhs"
 
setenv bootargs "console=ttyS0,115200n8 root=UUID=e139ce78-9841-40fe-8823-96a304a09859 rootwait ro no_console_suspend vdaccfg=0xa000 logo=osd1,loaded,0x7900000,720p,full dmfc=3 cvbsmode=576cvbs hdmimode=${m} m_bpp=${m_bpp} vout=${vout_mode} ${disableuhs}"
setenv bootcmd "fatload mmc 0:1 0x21000000 uImage; fatload mmc 0:1 0x22000000 uInitrd; fatload mmc 0:1 0x21800000 meson8b_odroidc.dtb; bootm 0x21000000 0x22000000 0x21800000"
run bootcmd
en/c1_ubuntu_release_note_v1.1.txt · Last modified: 2015/01/03 12:56 by odroid
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