Install instructions

There are two methods to install linaro builds:

Using pre-built image

 # Insert SD card and note the assigned '/dev/sdX' or '/dev/mmcblk0'
  $ dmesg

  $ SDCARD=/dev/sdX # sdcard found from dmesg above
  $ URL=

  $ curl $URL | gunzip -c | sudo dd bs=64k of=$SDCARD
Note: Windows users may use the Image Writer for Windows

Building a Custom Image

 # Get artifacts
  $ wget

  # Get linaro image tools
  # method 1: using binary package for Ubuntu (PPA)
  $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linaro-maintainers/tools
  $ sudo apt-get update
  $ sudo apt-get install linaro-image-tools
  # method 2: using source code
  $ wget

  # Insert SD card and note the assigned '/dev/sdX' or '/dev/mmcblk0'
  $ dmesg

  # Create media
  $ sudo linaro-android-media-create --mmc /dev/mmcblk0 --dev mx6qsabrelite --system system.tar.bz2 --userdata userdata.tar.bz2 --boot boot.tar.bz2
Note: Make sure the board is patched to boot from the SD or Micro SD card by following the instructions in the "Boot from SD" section of this page .


For more information on how to use this builds please see the Linaro wiki at:

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