By Igor Pečovnik / NetworkingGeneral purpose / 0 Comments

Nanopi R2S

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

By Igor Pečovnik / DesktopGeneral purpose / 0 Comments

Orange Pi 4

UART has unusual speed: 1500000 Make sure to add large heatsink Powering related troubles are possible since USB Type-C is not PD-compliant

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Nanopi M4 V2

UART is accessible on a standard connector but with unusual speed: 1500000 If you don’t have USB Type-C PSU, you can power the board via pins 4 (5V) and 6 (GND) of the 40-pin GPIO1 header Powering related troubles are possible since USB Type-C is not PD-compliant. In fact you have to use dumb 5V PSU or …

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Rockpi S

If your RockPi-S is equipped with >=2GB SDNAND, you may flash an OS image directly to this internal flash as follows: Build Linux x86 binary rkdeveloptool (sources) on host Remove any SDcard Hold down MASKROM button while you… Power on or press the RESET button to enter flash mode Release the MASKROM button after 2 …

By Joe Khoobyar / General purposeNASDesktop / 0 Comments

Rockpi 4

Images below are for model C. Additional Images: For Model A (without wireless) can be downloaded here For Model B here. For Model C+ here. For Model SE, use the Model B builds here. How to install Armbian’s mainline u-boot into SPI and boot NVMe drives How to solve boot troubles with SPI enabled boards? …

By Igor Pečovnik / NASDesktopGeneral purpose / 0 Comments

Orange Pi RK3399

UART has unusual speed: 1500000 boot from SD card is possible by shorting TP50265 to the ground and powering the board. After Armbian boots up, you can overwrite eMMC. You need to do this procedure only once or in case you totally brick your system. once you have Armbian booting from eMMC, you can boot SD card …

By Joe Khoobyar / General purposeNASDesktop / 0 Comments


UART is accessible on pin 6 (GND),8 (TX) and 10 (RX) and with unusual speed: 1500000 Enable video and 3D acceleration flash the 128M SPI memory to also boot from USB or PXE (it if goes wrong, follow these instructions) short-pressing (~1s) the power button turns the board on, long-pressing it (~3s) turns it off. If it …

By jock jock / Desktop / 0 Comments


Supported TV Box variants: Chiptrip Q8, Vsmart Q8, ENY 3288 Q8, etc… Known signatures on the electrical boards are xt-q8l-v10 and eny-q8p-v10 Installation on eMMC: Download your preferred Armbian image a copy of the Multitool; Burn the Multitool on an SD card; once done, place the Armbian image in images folder of the SD card …