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 …
In case you are experiencing reboot troubles, make sure to update u-boot. How? Run this command as root: nand-sata-install -> “Update bootloader”
Desktop preview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDeWTPubf6E
This board is stripped Odroid XU4 and we use the same images, however, we provide a specially optimized config (for kernel 4.14.y or higher) which has to be applied manually. This results in shorter boot time and lower consumption. Run armbian-config utility and go to section system -> DTB and select optimized board configuration for Odroid HC1. …
no HDMI output (serial console only) no USB hotplugging, power the board with USB device is needed eMMC not supported picky on SD card brand (known to work well)
USB troubles workaround
Kernel 5.4.y is still considered experimental.