Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

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Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby XxZephyrusxX » Wed May 31, 2017 2:01 am

Hi, I wanted to boot an android image but i have tried many times booting it checking the md5sum and still wont work i have already tried
trying another sd card (im using sd because i dont have emmc) the images comes from the

http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... =ODROID-U3

and also i tried using http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id= ... _android&s[]=odroid&s[]=u3

but still failed and i already tried waiting for more than hours
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby odroid » Wed May 31, 2017 9:34 am

Check the file name first.
android-4.4.4_alpha-5.4-sd_installer-odroidu-20160307.img.zip

Flash the OS image with Etcher.
http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id= ... ing_etcher

7~15 minutes should be fine.

Also check the blue LED status. It must be solid on while the installation process.
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby XxZephyrusxX » Thu Jun 01, 2017 1:41 am

still the same i checked everything and prepared and the blue led wont lit up and always the red will only light up i have used an etcher to flash the image

and btw what do you mean the blue led status must be solid?
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby odroid » Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:17 am

Once the bootloader is running, the blue LED must be on without blinking.
Once the OS Kernel is running, the blue LED will be flashing like heartbeat.

Which SD card and which power supply do you use?
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby XxZephyrusxX » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:30 pm

i used an sandiskcruzer sd 16gb card and the original power supply of odroid u3 5v
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby odroid » Thu Jun 01, 2017 5:57 pm

Try this Ubuntu image to test your hardware configuration.
http://odroid.in/ubuntu_14.04lts/ubuntu ... 224.img.xz
If it doesn't work, try other SD card.

BTW, where/when did you buy U3 board?
It was already discontinued almost 2 years ago.
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby XxZephyrusxX » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:37 pm

still wont work and also tried other sd still wont work

it is my brother's odroid he doesnt use it so he let me used it
he bought it last year. im from philippines
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Re: Odroid U3 Android Images Wont Work

Unread postby odroid » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:04 am

Try Fakeflashtest and full format with Formatter 4.0. After that, flash the OS image with Etcher again.
http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id= ... e_shooting

If it doesn't help, your U3 could be damaged.
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