VIM2 Ubuntu Mate with Linux-4.9 ROM V171028 [EMMC INSTALLATION]


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Here we release an new Ubuntu Mate ROM V171028 for VIM2.
Check Firmware Page to download the ROM.

ROM Infos:

  • ROM version: VIM2_Ubuntu-mate-16.04_Linux-4.9_V171028.7z
  • MD5SUM: a9f01bc1a5729f1c99be6f868042fc23
  • The ROM is for eMMC installation
  • Account info:
    • User: khadas
    • Password: khadas
  • LED state:
    • Booting: heartbeat
    • Boot up: breathe

Change logs:

  • Linux kernel update to 4.9.40
  • Add docker support
  • Ubuntu update to 16.04.3
  • Add USB tethering support
  • Fixup console issue

Upgrade guidance:

Setup

1) Using GPIO
GPIO list:

  • PIN6 / GPIODV_21: 81
  • PIN7 / GPIODV_22: 82
  • PIN8 / GPIODV_23: 83
  • PIN37 / GPIOH5: 32
  • PIN39 / GPIODV_13: 73

To use a GPIO, shoud export first, example:

# echo  32 > /sys/class/gpio/export

Output mode:

# echo  out  > /sys/class/gpio/gpio32/direction
# echo  0 > /sys/class/gpio/gpio32/value
# echo  1 > /sys/class/gpio/gpio32/value

Input mode:

# echo  in  > /sys/class/gpio/gpio32/direction
# cat /sys/class/gpio/gpio32/value 

Have fun!