Instruction of Upgrade Unified Firmware

The following content is only for burning Unified firmware, if burning partition image, you can skip the reading.

preface

Many users when burning unified firmware, often appear “test device failed”, “download firmware failed”, etc., because there is no choice for the corresponding tools, the following will introduce: when burning the firmware, right choice corresponding tools

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Download Tool

Device Mode

Instruction of Burn Android5.1

When burning Android5.1 unified firmware. Please read table carefully: _images/en_win_upgrade_android.png

Focus on:In Windows, When Ubuntu16.04 GPT Upgrade to the Android5.1, How to enter Maskrom Mode

Steps are as follows:

  1. In AndroidTool_v2.58, click “Erase Flash”, this step is erase IDB, it can’t erase flash, so it will appear “erase flash failed”;

  2. Press the “reset” key to reboot the board;

  3. In AndroidTool_v2.35, click “Erase Flash”, when it finish, the board will enter Maskrom Mode;

  4. Click “Upgrade” to start burn the Android5.1 firmware.

Tips:If click “Erase Flash” or “Upgrade” will appear “test Device failed”, change to AndroidTool_v2.47

Instruction of Burn Ubuntu16.04 GPT

When burning Ubuntu16.04 GPT unified firmware. Please read table carefully: _images/en_win_upgrade_GPT.png

Focus on:

First:In Windows, Ubuntu16.04 MBR or Android5.1 upgrade to the Ubuntu16.04 GPT, how to enter Maskrom Mode

Steps are as follows:

  1. In AndroidTool_v2.58, click “Erase Flash”, when it finish, the board will enter Maskrom Mode;

  2. Click “Upgrade” to burn Ubuntu16.04 GPT firmware;

Second:In Linux, Ubuntu16.04 MBR or Android5.1 upgrade to the Ubuntu16.04 GPT, how to enter Maskrom Mode

Steps are as follows:

1. In upgrade_tool_v1.24: erase flash with upgrade_tool_v1.24, then the board enter Maskrom Mode;
    sudo upgrade_tool_v1.24 ef /path/Ubuntu16.04 GPT(firmware path)
2. In upgrade_tool_v1.34: upgrade firmware with upgrade_tool_v1.34;
    sudo upgrade_tool_v1.34 uf /path/Ubuntu16.04 GPT(firmware path)

Instruction of Burn Ubuntu16.04 MBR

When burning Ubuntu16.04 MBR unified firmware. Please read table carefully: _images/en_win_upgrade_mbr.png

In the above table, they are normal upgrade in Loader Mode;

Conclusion

Specific upgrade method need to reference 《Android of Firmware Upgrade》,and 《Linux of Firmware Upgrade》.