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Can someone please validate the steps I am going to do is correct or does it need any changes. Please experts let me know if any changes is required to the below steps.

 

 

https://github.com/150balbes/Amlogic_s905/wiki  

 

Root of s9xxx (S905 S905X S912)
https://yadi.sk/d/srrtn6kpnsKz2

https://yadi.sk/d/srrtn6kpnsKz2/Linux/ARMBIAN/5.64/20181019

 

Step 1: From the above link download the file
            Armbian_5.64_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.0-rc7_desktop_20181019.img.xz

Step 2: Unzip file using 7zip in windows
7zip => Armbian_5.64_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.0-rc7_desktop_20181019.img.xz = Armbian_5.64_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.0-rc7_desktop_20181019.img

 

Step 3: Write the above extracted Ubuntu Image file to USB or SD card by following the below link.
https://www.askvg.com/win32-disk-imager-write-any-bootable-image-to-usb-drive-in-windows/   

 

Step 4: How to Activate MultiBoot.
1) Insert the above prepared USB or SD card into the Device (Device:  Mine is Beelink GT1 Ultimate).
2) Start Device into Android normally.
3) Open the App "Update&Backup"
4) click on "Select" local update and chose the file on the removable media (aml_autoscript) inside aml_autoscript.zip
5) start "Update"
6) The System will reboot twice and start running the System from external media.

 

Step 5: How to Install Armbian into eMMC
Using u-boot-2015
    Enter the desired .dtb filename in /BOOT/uEnv.ini
    Run “/root/install.sh”.

Using u-boot-2018 version (New version)
       1) Enter the desired .dtb filename in "/BOOT/extlinux/extlinux.conf

       2) Rename Sxxx-uboot.img" to “uboot.img”  located at media.
            i) if S905x then rename s905x-uboot.img to uboot.img
        ii if S912  then rename s912-uboot.img to uboot.img
    Run “/root/install-2018.sh”

if you don't know if you are using ""u-boot-2015" or "u-boot-2018" then please update both the files.  (uEnv.ini and extlinux.conf).


/* Notes
On models with S802 S805 S812. Activation multi-boot is possible ONLY with SD card
(activation of the USB stick is NOT WORKING). After a one-time activation procedure of multi-boot is done using SD Card,
running variety of ystems is possible from ANY storage media (SD cards and USB storage devices).  */

/* Notes
Unzip file using unxz in Linux
unxz --keep Armbian_5.64_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.0-rc7_desktop_20181019.img.xz

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Bear in mind that

On 5/6/2016 at 11:59 AM, balbes150 said:

Install to eMMC (NAND)

Kernel 4.16 does not support internal eMMC memory.  Do not  attempt to install to the eMMC. You get problems.

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On 2/19/2019 at 1:36 PM, mitico said:

i have a question the deb file in the 5.75 version what are these files?

These are header, dtb and image files packaged in .deb format but you don't need to worry about them.

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