Release Note of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (v2.1)


Summary

Release Date 2017-02-20
Release Type Update

File name : ubuntu-16.04.2-mate-odroid-c1-20170220.img

New updates

Kernel Updates

  • New gpiomem driver for rootless GPIO access
  • Add 480×800 resolution support
  • CPU Over clock option up to 1.8Ghz
  • Fixed LXC support
  • Updated USB Network Drivers
  • Updated Mali to r6p2

Userspace Update

  • Kodi updated to 17 (Special thanks to Oversun in our community forum)
  • Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS
  • Updated Mali to r6p2
  • Updated Chromium to 55
  • Performance governor by default

How to improve the performance

  • Try 1.7Ghz or 1.8Ghz Overclock How to Overclock ODROID-C1
  • Check the CPU governor.
    cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_governor

    If it is not “performance”, try

    echo 'GOVERNOR="performance"' | sudo tee /etc/default/cpufrequtils

    and reboot.

Known issues & notes

  • EXT2/4 file system can not be accessible on U-boot.
  • The root file system will be resized in the first booting process. OS will reboot automatically to complete the resizing process.
  • Kodi requires to be manually started for HDMI Passthrough work.
    AE_SINK=ALSA kodi
  • To enable Auto-login, edit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/60-lightdm-gtk-greeter.conf file like this.
    [Seat:*]
    greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter
    autologin-user=odroid 
  • Tons of issues not listed. :-x

Reverting to Kodi 16.1

  • If Kodi 17 isn't working fine for you, you can revert to 16.1 with the following steps.
    sudo apt-get remove kodi kodi-bin kodi-data
    wget deb.odroid.in/old_kodi_c1/old_kodi.tar
    tar xf old_kodi.tar
    sudo dpkg -i *.deb

LIRC Support

How to Upgrade. Don't forget dist-upgrade

  • sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade 

The default boot.ini in V2.1

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.

This guide is only for the NATIVE BUILD.

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 --depth 1 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
en/c1_ubuntu_release_note_v2.1.txt · Last modified: 2017/03/21 03:02 by mdrjr
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