ODROID-GO Firmware

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ODROID-GO Firmware

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[NOTICE: Erasing the flash will also erase any game state currently in progress. To avoid this, load a different ROM before erasing the flash.]


Device firmware releases:
2018/10/01 - https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20181001

The flash procedure is now simplified to a single file that does not require extracting:
viewtopic.php?f=158&t=31513&p=234994#p234994

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Old releases (obsolete):
2018/07/27 - https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180727
2018/07/26 - https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180726
2018/07/18 - https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180718
2018/07/12 - https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180712

Old release installation:
Download, extract, and flash the odroid-go-firmware device firmware:
The procedure is the same as flashing previous firmware. However, the files have changed:

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bootloader.bin 0x1000
partitions.bin 0x8000
odroid-go-firmware.bin 0x10000
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After the firmware is flashed, the device can be placed in firmware update mode:
1) Turn the ODROID-GO off
2) Press and hold the "B" button.
3) With the "B" button pressed, turn the ODROID-GO on.
4) Continue holding "B" until the firmware update screen appears (5 seconds).
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Re: ODROID-GO Firmware

Post by ElTentakel »

Hi. This works great, especially after overwriting the Springboard with custom code. But I would request a feature to abort the flash tool and return to Springboard. It is possible to accidentally push B on power on and then you lose the savegame of the last game. Also it would be great to be able different firmware files from the sd card.

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Hi guys.
I ask me if its possible to make modified firmware.bin where the Arduino demos are already included. Tetris and Flappybird as additional Menu alongside with Emulators.
Is it technicaly possible?

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Technically yes, but you need a custom menu (it's in the works)

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Something wrong. Blue led slowly flashes 4 times, then begin fast flashing. It repeats after power-off/power-on.
Returning to 20180712 goes with no problems.

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I flashed it via FlashTool. Flash Menu occured, after Start btn it erased and flashed several blocks with no errors. After reboot it shows no card icon.

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Kabron wrote:Blue led slowly flashes 4 times, then begin fast flashing.
viewtopic.php?f=159&t=31348#p229339

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I made a video step-by-step guide on how to upgrade for anyone having issues.

EDIT: New Guide as of July 29th:
https://youtu.be/2LD-BfR9-MI
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Device firmware release 20180726:
* Add multiple application support.
* New UI

https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180726

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Device firmware release 20180727:

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    Fix "BOOT SET ERROR"
    Fix menu crashing from invalid .fw files.
    Cosmetic changes.
https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20180727

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Post by vivalacoulter »

Do you need to update the firmware incrementally or can you go straight to the latest release? I haven’t updated mine yet.


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Firmware is not incremental, you can go straight to the latest release.

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during the firmware update (i have tried the latest and older version. it gets to writing (3) and as it finishes a read disk pops up? any ideas to why this happening

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See the post just above yours.

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Device firmware release 20180101:
https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/o ... g/20181001

This is a maintenance release.
* Improve SD card compatibility.
* Add radio "phy" calibration data structure (fixes Micropython.fw).
* Introduce "utility" application support (currently unused).

A new file format (.img) is used to simplify flashing. The .img file does not require extraction (tar, 7zip, etc). The new single file is flashed at offset 0 (zero) and replaces the previous three file method.
viewtopic.php?f=158&t=32378#p234923

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Post by Moud_Sanchez »

Hello Folks,

Not sure if this the right place to ask this question but:

I'd like to learn how to take the source files and create my own firmware to flash, anyone know of any guides/tutorials I can reference from?

Ultimately, I'd like to learn how to customize the interface or make enhancements.

Thanks in advance!

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I flashed the latest device firmware how can you tell if it was applied correctly?

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jutleys wrote:I flashed the latest device firmware how can you tell if it was applied correctly?
At the main menu, right where you can see all the emulators, you should be able to see the firmware version under the B icon. Firmware is numbered like this YYYYmmDD-gitcommit from github.
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Moud_Sanchez wrote:Hello Folks,

Not sure if this the right place to ask this question but:

I'd like to learn how to take the source files and create my own firmware to flash, anyone know of any guides/tutorials I can reference from?

Ultimately, I'd like to learn how to customize the interface or make enhancements.

Thanks in advance!
You can see it here: https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid_go/write_app

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antro82 wrote:
Moud_Sanchez wrote:Hello Folks,

Not sure if this the right place to ask this question but:

I'd like to learn how to take the source files and create my own firmware to flash, anyone know of any guides/tutorials I can reference from?

Ultimately, I'd like to learn how to customize the interface or make enhancements.

Thanks in advance!
You can see it here: https://wiki.odroid.com/odroid_go/write_app
Thanks @antro82.

I am familiar with this process; however, I'd like to learn how to create my own firmware.

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Post by gyomsako »

Hi there,
I have the OGO, wanted to update it but each time I try ESPFLASH says "ERROR" in a big bad red :D
I tried different methods, bin files, img file, forcing the flashing mode... and I get ERROR again and again. Even tried different version of ESPFLASH

Now it as a black screen, unable too load menu

Any idea ?
Thanks for you help

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Finally tried on Raspbian instead of Windows... resolved !

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