Instruction of upgrade

Due to differences in firmware of different systems, there may be some problems when upgrade firmware. If you encounter some problems, you can follow the steps below.

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Firmware

  • Linux

    The Linux firmware released by Firefly uses the GPT partition format to manage the boot media. The early firmware that uses the MBR partition format has been discontinued.

  • Android 5.1

Instruction of upgrade Android5.1

When upgrading Android5.1 firmware, please read table carefully:

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Focus on: In Windows, When Linux 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. Reboot, in AndroidTool_v2.35, click “Erase Flash”, when it finish, the board will enter Maskrom Mode;

  3. 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 upgrade Linux-GPT

When upgrading Linux-GPT firmware, please read table carefully:

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Focus on:

In Windows, Linux-MBR or Android5.1 upgrade to the Linux-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 Linux-GPT firmware;

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

Steps are as follows:

# 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/to/Linux-GPT

# In upgrade_tool_v1.34: upgrade firmware with upgrade_tool_v1.34;
sudo upgrade_tool_v1.34 uf /path/to/Linux-GPT

Instruction of upgrade Linux-MBR

When upgrading Linux-MBR firmware, please read table carefully:

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