Hardware upgrade C1+ to C4

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Hardware upgrade C1+ to C4

Post by mike42 »

Hi,

is there a way to upgrade the hardware without starting from scratch?
I currently have a C1+ with a possible hardware defect.
A new one will cost me 50€. Additional 20€ will get me a better C4.
My C1+ is running Ubuntu Minimal and has a media library installed in which I put a lot of work (and time).
So if I could just pop the SD card into the C4, that would be awesome.

Best regards,
Mike

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Re: Hardware upgrade C1+ to C4

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You have to start from scratch since the bootloader and Linux kernel are not compatible each other.

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Re: Hardware upgrade C1+ to C4

Post by mad_ady »

That would be a wise advice, however, there is a difficult and convoluted way to upgrade from c1 to c4.
Have a look at this article, and if it doesn't seem too difficult I can give you some pointers...
https://magazine.odroid.com/article/odr ... -to-arm64/
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