Android Update for U3/U2 [26-May-2015]

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Android Update for U3/U2 [26-May-2015]

Unread postby odroid » Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:14 pm

ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Alpha 4.4 Release.
[Update 26-May-2015]

What's new !
    WiFi USB dongle #4 driver is updated (with backported Linux driver 3.18.1-1)
    WPS feature is verified with WiFi USB dongle #3 and #4
    Add support for Hanns.G HT231HPB Touchscreen
    Fix the wrong touch coordinate when HDMI screen is rotated on portrait
    Supporting Pinch Zoom-In/Out with mouse-wheel.
    Roll back the Mali driver to r3p1 from r4p0 for better stability/compatibility.
    Fix the wrong Kernel configuration for VPN function.
    We've merged the Kernel source into the Android repo. Android build-script also includes the Kernel compile.
    Fix the multi-user mode problem.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://odroid.com/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=en:u3_release_android

Note that.. you can use the self-installer image if you meet any problem while Update.

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Alpha 4.4 Release.
[Update 26-Nov]

What's new from previous Alpha 4.1
1. The latest android-4.4.4_r2 KTU48Q AOSP merge
2. Added RTL8188CUS PID:817a (Reference link)
3. Support the generic USB Touch screen (Reference link)
4. Support external USB Audio DAC (only works with 44.1Khz Stereo output)
5. Support configurable GPS settings by system prop. (build.prop file in the /system/ directory. You need to remount to modify it).
"ro.kernel.android.gps" specify the device node to access GPS module, "ro.kernel.android.gps.speed" specify the *baudrate* to read from GPS.
Since certain vendor's GPS module support different baudrate like 4800.
6. ODROID Updater: Fix update failure when network is not connected.
This patch fixes the issue, failure updating with update.zip on local storage(root of FAT partition) when the network is disconnected.
7. Support UVC camera on X/X2
8. Support USB Bluetooth dongle. The HID profile is stable while the A2DP(stereo audio) profile is very unstable.
9. Support RT5570STA 2.4Ghz/5Ghz Dual-band WiFi controller.
10. Fix the wrong display of Navigation bar in 720p mode.
11. Support HDMI PHY 1080p50, 720p50.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... U3&bid=242

Note that.. you can use the self-installer image if you meet any problem while Update.

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Alpha 4.1 Release.
[Update 20-June]

What's new from previous Alpha 4.0
1. android-4.4.4_r1 (BUILD_ID=KTU84P) merge
2. HDMI/LCD rotation is enabled for Portrait mode.
You must disable the auto-rotation in the Quick menu.
3. Improved ODROID Updater App.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=228

Note that.. you can use the self-installer image if you meet any problem while Update.

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.3 KitKat Alpha 3.8 Release.
[Update 16-June]

What's new from previous Alpha 3.7
1. android-4.4.3_r1.1 (BUILD_ID=KTU84M) merge
2. 2D/3D rendering performance is improved
3. USB Host API is enabled (USB-IO Board works)
Image

The video playback performance is not good enogu.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=224
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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Alpha 3.7 Release.
[Update 12-June]

What's new from previous Alpha 3.5
1. Mali400 GPU driver is updated to r4p0 from r3p1. 3D performance improved.
2. HDMI rotation features is added (Use the ODROID Utility App)
3. Add 1080p DVI mode (Use the ODROID Utility App)
4. Fix the display Image corruption issue on the zoomed screen of App.
5. Add the USB-OTG Host mode support for ODROID-U3+ (PCB Rev 0.5)
6. Add the eMMC 5.0 backward compatibility
Image

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=222
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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Alpha 3.5 Release.
[Update 9-May]

What's new from previous Alpha 3.4
1. Android-4.4.2_r2 merged (BUILD_ID=KVT49L)
2. exFAT, NTFS(r/w), EXT4 file system support. (NTFS-3G Community Edition is included)
3. "The SU binary is out of date" message is removed.
4. Encryption API is enabled for the paid apps.
5. Multi-user feature is enabled (Up to 8 users)


Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=218

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Alpha 3.4 Release.
[Update 29-April]

What's new from previous Alpha 3.3
1. Add an EGL format in the libstagefright framework to support some media applications like Netflix.
2. Add the WiFi driver for Mediatek/Ralink RT5370.
3. USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet(AX88179 chipset) support. On board LAN port is disabled when the USB 3.0 Gigabit ethernet is plugged.
4. Fix the fstab issue of SD-card image.
5. Add an eMMC 5.0 compatible code in the Kernel driver for the eMMC 4.41 host on Exynos-4412.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=215

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.4.2 KitKat Alpha 3.3 Release.
[Update 24-April]

Android 4.4.2 KitKat AOSP (Build ID : KOT49H), API Level 19
Image

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_bo ... g=&bid=214

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Alpha 3.0 Release.
[Update 2-April]
Specification
Android 4.2.2 (Build_id=JDQ39E API Level 17)
Kernel 3.0.51
Mali400 GPU Driver is updated to r3p1 version
2D acceleration Driver for the Google Maps compatibility
WiFi RTL8188CUS & RTL8191SU chipset support
Ethernet LAN9730 chipset support
USB GPS support
USB HID Touchscreen support
ODROID Utility to set the CPU governor and HDMI resolution
USB Webcam(UVC) support

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=211

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.8 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 26-Mar]
What's new from previous Beta 2.7

1. Audio CODEC input function is implemented.
Refer this link for the external microphone connection.
viewtopic.php?f=80&t=3877&start=20#p32261

2. 44.1Khz Audio input sample rate bug is fixed.

3. None working ADB issue is fixed.

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=210

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.7 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 17-Mar]
What's new from previous Beta 2.6
1. Modify /framework/av/media/libstagefright/ACodec.cpp to support the correct EGL format.
With this implementation, the latest Netflix, Hulu+, On-Demand-Live-TV and other VOD apps are working correctly.
Many VOD video players could play sound fine, but with the screen blacked out.
This issue has been resolved finally. Special thanks to Pixtree.

2. Hid-multitouch device driver is updated for better compatibility. Special thanks to skantron.
https://github.com/hardkernel/linux/com ... 2fb3e5787c

Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=209

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.6 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 6-Mar]
What's new from previous Beta 2.5
1. Physical Keyboard On/Off bug fix
2. RTC 24H/12H mode random setting bug fix (Need to be tested further)
3. Improve the ODROID Updater app (You can have the latest version URL automatically)
4. Remove all the unused/paired Bluetooth device list
5. Kernel source code is maintained in https://github.com/hardkernel/linux/tree/odroid-3.0.y-android

We made full eMMC/SD image as well as Update pakcage.
Please visit this link to get further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=208

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.5 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 19-Feb]
HDMI 1080p mode was not working in Beta 2.4.
It has beend fixed.

You can skip the Beta 2.4 update if you have the Beta 2.3.

Note that this release must be installed via "ODROID Updater" app.
Please upgrade it again
Run the ODROID Updater app and enter this URL.
Code: Select all
http://dn.odroid.com/4412/Android/4.1.2_Feb-19-2014/ODROID-U/update.zip


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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.4 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 18-Feb]
1. RTC 24H/12H bug is fixed (Use the MAX77686 RTC driver directly. Disable the s3c-RTC driver)
2. EDID is disabled to improve the HDMI compatibility
3. HID touch screen support in portrait mode.
4. Screen rotation feature is improved.

Visit this link for upgrading with further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=207
Note that this release must be installed via "ODROID Updater" app.

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.3 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 12-Feb]

1. USB host driver is improved.
2. Fix the reboot issue in the power-off process. (This will improved the RTC issue too.)
3. HDMI Landscape/Portrait mode support (Use the ODROID Utility app)
4. EXT4 file system in the external storage (USB and MicroSD)
5. Monitoring of CPU frequency, temperature, usage on overlay display.
To enable/disable it : Settings -> Developer Options -> Show CPU usage

Visit this link for downloading with further information.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=204

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.2 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 6-Feb]

1. WiFi module RTL8188CUS driver is updated for stability.
2. USB Hub controller USB3503A driver is updated for stability.
3. HDMI EDID is separated from PHY setting for better compatibility.
4. Added CONFIG_HID_MULTITOUCH in the Kernel configuration.

Visit this link for downloading.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=203

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ODROID-U3/U2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean(JB) Beta 2.0 Image & BSP Release.
[Update 15-Jan]
The preinstalled Android eMMC has a serios problem in the first shipment batch.
We made a mistake when we made the master image. It doesn't boot!
Really sorry about that.
Please download the new image and flash again.

This update release also has an implementation of USB webcam microphone support.
You can use it for Skype or Google Hangout voice call.

http://dn.odroid.com/4412/Android/4.1.2_Jan-15-2014/ODROID-U/

Once again, We appologize for our mistake. :cry:

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[Update 14-Jan]
Installation image. (Update image is not available due to the internal architecture change)
http://dn.odroid.com/4412/Android/4.1.2_Jan-12-2014/ODROID-U/
For SD-card users : sd_self_installer.img.zip
For eMMC users : emmc_self_installer.img.zip


How to install this version into eMMC/SD
Unzip and flash the image after unzip. Please use this tool to flash in Windows OS to minimize error.
http://com.odroid.com/sigong/nf_file_board/nfile_board_view.php?keyword=&tag=&bid=199

Refer this How-to forum, to learn more about the installation(Flashing).
http://forum.odroid.com/viewforum.php?f=53

At the first booting, the self-installing will take about 1~2 minutes.
While installation, the blue LED is blinking and fan is running.
The blue-LED will turn off after installation.
Turn on again and enjoy.


What's new from previous Beta 1.9
1. U2 and U3 model names are merged into U
2. RAM disk image are removed and merged into the unified system image. (For easier happy hacking)
3. The boot.ini parser is added. The boot.scr is still available for backward compatibility.
4. eMMC and SD can use the same system/data image.
5. HDMI EDID enabled (experimental)
6. HDMI CEC enabled (Only device driver. We will implement the CEC library soon)
7. 2 different WiFi chipsets support : RTL8188CUS and RTL8191SU
8. ODROID Utility app is added
- CPU Governor/clock frequency settings
- Support Left-handed people (Mouse)
- Screen resolution settings
- Display orientation settings

cpu_set.png


hdmi_set.png




Full source code of BSP.
http://dn.odroid.com/4412/Android/4.1.2_Jan-12-2014/BSP/


Tip !
An easy way to install the Google Services (Google Play and Youtube)
http://codewalkerster.blogspot.kr/2013/11/universal-1-click-gapps-installer-for.html
Choose the Android 4.1.x menu in the app.
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