In case of troubles booting, read this topic.
Experimental support, serial console only
Important: To be able to boot clean Armbian mainline based u-boot / kernel experiences, you need to remove incompatible Petitboot loader that is shipped with the board. From the Petitboot, go for “Exit to shell” and these commands to remove the Petitboot: # flash_eraseall /dev/mtd0 # flash_eraseall /dev/mtd1 # flash_eraseall /dev/mtd2 # flash_eraseall /dev/mtd3 This …
Check main forum thread for general questions related to Helios64 setup and usage.
USB-C power Input Only
Support for generic RK3228A, RK3228B and RK3229 TV boxes, with various commercial names and manufacturers (MXQ 4k, MXQ Pro 4k, V88 Mars, A8, Model X, etc…) Due to the really large hardware variety, there is the rare chance that the images proposed here may not boot. If a bad image is burned in eMMC, the …
In case you are experiencing reboot troubles, make sure to update u-boot. How? Run this command as root: nand-sata-install -> “Update bootloader”
Login console is enabled also on mUSB connector Known problem: reboot sometimes doesn’t bring the device back. Network devices are not managed by Network manager. Configure via /etc/network/interfaces
UART has unusual speed: 1500000 Make sure to add large heatsink Powering related troubles are possible since USB Type-C is not PD-compliant