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https://wiki.debian.org/DebianStretch
 
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianStretch
  
2019-03-03 notes
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2019-03-24 notes
 
  * U-Boot: v2018.09
 
  * U-Boot: v2018.09
 
  * default username:password is [debian:temppwd]
 
  * default username:password is [debian:temppwd]
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==== microSD/Standalone: (machinekit) Based on Debian Stretch with 4.19.x rt kernel with U-Boot Overlays====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (machinekit) Based on Debian Stretch with 4.19.x rt kernel with U-Boot Overlays====
* Kernel: 4.19.26-bone-rt-r26
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* Kernel: 4.19.29-bone-rt-r29
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-machinekit/bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-machinekit/bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  adaac497b5414c1f59eaca0a26a8e4c28ca54d30fbbe3bff43dc515a6e1eeb8e bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  bd9aa74d8a90fbbacadbedcef6b5da43ae63121fab7e947efc814e69afb2a97e bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
=== Stretch Snapshot lxqt ===
 
=== Stretch Snapshot lxqt ===
  
 
==== Flasher: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC) ====
 
==== Flasher: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-lxqt/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  1741f202cbd66b04f50aa16bd6faed767e068f83dd1354dabe4db2ec71f0f822 BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  574366122200c24a325dfcd6e2b09007cb7b4a31769a54c827c24ce0c52822c0 BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-lxqt/bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  f67253fe00f1b0b4ba546eaf87e9324c071eba3cc25e029702b7adfe205b581f bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  137760beb90e639fc5cd638f77ae47d69fa3e16147c1701b37ed13a4e7f3b0c3 bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-lxqt/am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  1c35fbf9791307f78e708b847e6023076bab1309373254815c9d16546525a740 am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  0d1ff1398841af3dc3a2188caf6909d89bfd2fcdef182dbc133cdc57635fdd98 am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt-xm) (BeagleBoard xM) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt-xm) (BeagleBoard xM) ====
* Kernel: 4.19.26-armv7-x26
+
* Kernel: 4.19.29-armv7-x29
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-lxqt-xm/bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt-xm/bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  489b1dc2ff84214ad3d56e3ef179cdbb50b8f98fa0b7869c35b52291ca0c8fde bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  780c81c1424f1e50e45d7a40e95a1fe174a7394d3efc3d297118813919204524 bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
=== Stretch Snapshot iot ===
 
=== Stretch Snapshot iot ===
  
 
==== Flasher: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC) ====
 
==== Flasher: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-iot/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  0449fac8631bc1f2a9db4477b2699731ff4cc8668e216c164cad153cfa227859 BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  7d66fb6c830fc3d496c9faafc4b644b9c95e604222eb4ac58ca37063e4cd8819 BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-iot/bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  d86e05c2d86976d2d54ccb2d350cf6184a386ac59cbc1882f5021e3a72d0de40 bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  bd40c44c44d86b38cf0b6e7da67426748ebd553675da34b8fdbbab99a664107d bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-iot/am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb*
+
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
  54313659dad53a2f91a8a1130cedc6e8dcc615dbe813e7b645fefb6805108fde am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz
+
  b17571bb6f3457936297bad81db013e9746e687bccb0462fa6c32b87566567f4 am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
=== Stretch Snapshot console ===
 
=== Stretch Snapshot console ===
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-console/bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-console/bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb*
+
  sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb*
  e95921c62797cb8983be763496c7e4f421c84cc2a44523403066763548e76589 bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz
+
  d1ebae7e0c6b64b16cab227a0424efa5e3978341da8cfdbb24e6713762646938 bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (BeagleBoard-X15) ====
* Kernel: 4.14.94-ti-r95
+
* Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/stretch-console/am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-console/am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb*
+
  sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb*
  2d5d5f132a5f98488a68fe7c49b6f1f493b4b0bdd181ef3bcac277d469ae07bb am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz
+
  1494985e0363f6ae04420ac5875ed4900f1e42ecdbeec045b9fa61b43077492e am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-03-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
== ROS (ROS Melodic Morenia) - Weekly ==
 
== ROS (ROS Melodic Morenia) - Weekly ==
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http://wiki.ros.org/melodic/Installation
 
http://wiki.ros.org/melodic/Installation
  
2019-03-03 notes
+
2019-03-24 notes
 
  * U-Boot: v2018.09
 
  * U-Boot: v2018.09
 
  * default username:password is [beagle:temppwd]
 
  * default username:password is [beagle:temppwd]
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==== microSD/Standalone: (bionic-ros-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
 
==== microSD/Standalone: (bionic-ros-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle) ====
* Kernel: 4.19.25-ti-rt-r12
+
* Kernel: 4.19.25-ti-rt-r16
  
 
Get prebuilt image:
 
Get prebuilt image:
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-03/bionic-ros-iot/bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-6gb.img.xz
+
  wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/bionic-ros-iot/bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz
  
 
Verify Image with:
 
Verify Image with:
  sha256sum bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-6gb*
+
  sha256sum bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb*
  ecd4c626c9609d60692eecab811b59aaef1dfd21bd2194fbc8621bb688fc04b2 bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-6gb.img.xz
+
  3d6b175b81e9fdc0e6d71ea945342090f2fae4a0c7754695e17419ba4f583f01 bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz
  
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
 
Windows/Mac/Linux gui
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Linux: (dd)
 
Linux: (dd)
  xzcat bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-03-6gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
+
  xzcat bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX
  
 
= Kernel Options =
 
= Kernel Options =

Revision as of 10:55, 25 March 2019

This page is about running the armhf port of Debian distribution at BeagleBoard. The latest release beagleboard.org image can be found at: http://beagleboard.org/latest-images

Contents

Checking The Debian Image Version

You should check the version of the image on the microSD/eMMC by opening the ID.txt file in the FAT partition.

root@beaglebone:~# cat /etc/dogtag
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Debian Image 2014-03-19

This file can also be accessed via a PC (Windows/Mac/Linux) via either mounting the FAT partition directly off the microSD card or via the usb interface (flash drive).

Installing

Oracle Java 8

Information:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html

Install:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer

Verify:

debian@beaglebone:~$ java -version
java version "1.8.0_151"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_151-b12)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 25.151-b12, mixed mode)

Oracle Java 9: no ARM binaries listed: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk9-downloads-3848520.html

TI PRU Code Generation Tools

http://software-dl.ti.com/codegen/non-esd/downloads/download.htm#PRU

Install:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ti-pru-cgt-installer

Older rootfs (when above package doesn't exist):

wget http://downloads.ti.com/codegen/esd/cgt_public_sw/PRU/2.1.1/ti_cgt_pru_2.1.1_armlinuxa8hf_busybox_installer.sh
chmod +x ti_cgt_pru_2.1.1_armlinuxa8hf_busybox_installer.sh
sudo ./ti_cgt_pru_2.1.1_armlinuxa8hf_busybox_installer.sh

FAQ

PocketBeagle Support

Any images after 2017-09-21 will have support for the PocketBeagle

Expanding File System Partition On A microSD

By default the microSD image is only about 2GB in size, to fully expand the partition to the full size of your microSD card simple run.

cd /opt/scripts/tools/
git pull || true
sudo ./grow_partition.sh
sudo reboot

On the next reboot, [df -h] should show the full microSD card size.

Flashing eMMC

To set up the standalone microSD image to automatically flash the eMMC on powerup. Login as debian (password = temppwd) and edit /boot/uEnv.txt with nano (sudo nano /boot/uEnv.txt) or your preferred editor.

In /boot/uEnv.txt:

##enable BBB: eMMC Flasher:
#cmdline=init=/opt/scripts/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh

Change to:

##enable BBB: eMMC Flasher:
cmdline=init=/opt/scripts/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh

Optional, update Flasher Scripts:

cd /opt/scripts/
git pull

and reboot the system, it'll flash the eMMC on the next bootup. (make sure to remove the microSD after flashing is complete, otherwise it'll just keep on re-flashing the eMMC)

Kernel Upgrade

We can't ship support for everything on release day, so we push out new kernels as fixes, support for new capes, etc are posted on the beagleboard.org mainline list.

cd /opt/scripts/tools/
git pull
sudo ./update_kernel.sh
sudo reboot

Installing kernel headers

If you want to build a kernel module natively, you'll need to install the correct kernel headers.

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`

In a Makefile, perform:

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(shell uname -r)

Loading custom capes

WARNING, this is now deprecated, please use U-Boot overlays

Due to limitations in debian wheezy's userspace, the use of an initramfs, and having firmware builtin to the kernel. It is currently not possible to load "custom" capes via: capemgr.enable_partno=xyz. Instead an init script has been set up to load the cape/capes as soon as possible.

Built-in Cape:

capemgr.enable_partno=BB-SPIDEV1

slot #7: Requesting part number/version based 'BB-SPIDEV1-00A0.dtbo
slot #7: Requesting firmware 'BB-SPIDEV1-00A0.dtbo' for board-name 'Override Board Name', version '00A0'
slot #7: dtbo 'BB-SPIDEV1-00A0.dtbo' loaded; converting to live tree

Custom External Cape:

capemgr.enable_partno=BB-SPI1-01

slot #7: Requesting part number/version based 'BB-SPI1-01-00A0.dtbo
slot #7: Requesting firmware 'BB-SPI1-01-00A0.dtbo' for board-name 'Override Board Name', version '00A0'
failed to load firmware 'BB-SPI1-01-00A0.dtbo'
loader: failed to load slot-7 BB-SPI1-01:00A0 (prio 0)

Workaround:

add "CAPE=BB-SPI1-01" to /etc/default/capemgr

Privileged echo

As a normal user, you can not "sudo echo 'something' >> /etc/privilegedfile"

sudo sh -c "echo 'something' >> /etc/privilegedfile"

Timezone

By default this image is set up to display time in utc mode. If you would like to change this to your local region.

dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

or:

echo "Europe/Zurich" > /etc/timezone 
dpkg-reconfigure -f noninteractive tzdata

Jessie Timezone

List of available timezones:

timedatectl list-timezones

Set timezone:

sudo timedatectl set-timezone America/North_Dakota/Center

W: GPG error: http://debian.beagleboard.org wheezy-bbb

W: GPG error: http://debian.beagleboard.org wheezy-bbb Release:
The following signatures were invalid:
KEYEXPIRED 1418840246 KEYEXPIRED 1418840304 KEYEXPIRED 1418840246 KEYEXPIRED 1418840246 KEYEXPIRED 1418840304

Note this directions are version dependent, so double check your version:

debian@beaglebone:~$ cat /etc/dogtag 
BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Debian Image 2014-05-14

2014-05-14 GPG error: Disable: http://debian.beagleboard.org repo:

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Change:

deb [arch=armhf] http://debian.beagleboard.org/packages wheezy-bbb main
#deb-src [arch=armhf] http://debian.beagleboard.org/packages wheezy-bbb main

To:

#deb [arch=armhf] http://debian.beagleboard.org/packages wheezy-bbb main
#deb-src [arch=armhf] http://debian.beagleboard.org/packages wheezy-bbb main
sudo apt-get update

2014-05-14 GPG error: Optional enable: http://repos.rcn-ee.com/

Download archive-keyring:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/repos/debian/pool/main/r/rcn-ee-archive-keyring/rcn-ee-archive-keyring_2016.04.24~bpo70+20160424+1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i rcn-ee-archive-keyring_*_all.deb

Add repo to /etc/apt/sources.list

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb [arch=armhf] http://repos.rcn-ee.com/debian wheezy main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"
sudo sh -c "echo '#deb-src [arch=armhf] http://repos.rcn-ee.com/debian wheezy main' >> /etc/apt/sources.list"

Update packages:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install npm c9-core-installer --reinstall

Adding bb.org-overlays to jessie console image

Currently by default, the console image doesn't include the *.dtbo overlays.

Install build requirements: (add's 145Mb to the console image)

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential git-core device-tree-compiler

Clone bb.org-overlays repo:

git clone https://github.com/beagleboard/bb.org-overlays/
cd ./bb.org-overlays/
./install.sh

i take full responsibility for knowing my beagle is now insecure

as of 2017-02-19, BeagleBoard images now longer enable these insecure options by default, you are free to recreate them as you wish.

remove root password

root_password=$(cat /etc/shadow | grep root | awk -F ':' '{print $2}')
sed -i -e 's:'$root_password'::g' /etc/shadow

ssh root@beaglebone.local

sed -i -e 's:PermitEmptyPasswords no:PermitEmptyPasswords yes:g' /etc/ssh/sshd_config
sed -i -e 's:UsePAM yes:UsePAM no:g' /etc/ssh/sshd_config
sed -i -e 's:PermitRootLogin without-password:PermitRootLogin yes:g' /etc/ssh/sshd_config

sudo no password required

echo "debian  ALL=NOPASSWD: ALL" >>/etc/sudoers

U-Boot Overlays

Check via serial

U-Boot SPL 2018.01-rc2-00002-g23388d96ac (Dec 19 2017 - 13:20:06)
Trying to boot from MMC1

U-Boot 2018.01-rc2-00002-g23388d96ac (Dec 19 2017 - 13:20:06 -0600), Build: jenkins-github_Bootloader-Builder-19

Check via system

debian@beaglebone:~$ cd /opt/scripts/tools/
debian@beaglebone:/opt/scripts/tools$ git pull
debian@beaglebone:/opt/scripts/tools$ sudo ./version.sh | grep bootloader
bootloader:[microSD-(push-button)]:[/dev/mmcblk0]:[U-Boot 2018.01-rc2-00002-g23388d]

To upgrade your version of U-Boot:

debian@beaglebone:~$ cd /opt/scripts/tools/developers/
debian@beaglebone:/opt/scripts/tools/developers$ sudo ./update_bootloader.sh
debian@beaglebone:/opt/scripts/tools/developers$ sudo reboot

U-Boot Capes added:

NHD-7.0CTP-CAPE Family
BB-BONE-NH7C-01-A0.dtbo (first added in: 2017.05-rc2-00002-g86566339a9 (Apr 28 2017 - 10:18:57))

U-Boot /boot/uEnv.txt configuration

/boot/uEnv.txt:

enable_uboot_overlays=1

U-Boot Disable on-board devices

To Disable eMMC:

disable_uboot_overlay_emmc=1

To Disable HDMI VIDEO & AUDIO:

disable_uboot_overlay_video=1

To Disable HDMI AUDIO:

disable_uboot_overlay_audio=1

To Disable WL1835:

disable_uboot_overlay_wireless=1

To Disable BB-ADC: (first added in: 2017.05-rc1-00002-g35aecb22fe (Apr 05 2017 - 16:51:58))

disable_uboot_overlay_adc=1

U-Boot Override external capes

Cape device tree overlays (src): https://github.com/beagleboard/bb.org-overlays/
Debian package: bb-cape-overlays
uboot_overlay_addr0=/lib/firmware/<file0>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr1=/lib/firmware/<file1>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr2=/lib/firmware/<file2>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr3=/lib/firmware/<file3>.dtbo

If for some reason you need to disable the auto-loading of any of ^ those, use the option that matches your addrX: (first added in: 2017.03-00002-gbfe60d6057 (Mar 28 2017 - 15:32:51))

disable_uboot_overlay_addr0=1
disable_uboot_overlay_addr1=1
disable_uboot_overlay_addr2=1
disable_uboot_overlay_addr3=1

4 more capes can be loaded via: (first added in: 2017.03-00002-gbfe60d6057 (Mar 28 2017 - 15:32:51))

uboot_overlay_addr4=/lib/firmware/<file4>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr5=/lib/firmware/<file5>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr6=/lib/firmware/<file6>.dtbo
uboot_overlay_addr7=/lib/firmware/<file7>.dtbo

Plus one custom cape:

dtb_overlay=/lib/firmware/<file8>.dtbo

U-Boot PRU Options

With v4.4.x-ti PRU via remoteproc can be enabled by:

uboot_overlay_pru=/lib/firmware/AM335X-PRU-RPROC-4-4-TI-00A0.dtbo

With v4.9.x-ti PRU via remoteproc can be enabled by:

uboot_overlay_pru=/lib/firmware/AM335X-PRU-RPROC-4-9-TI-00A0.dtbo

With v4.14.x-ti PRU via remoteproc can be enabled by:

uboot_overlay_pru=/lib/firmware/AM335X-PRU-RPROC-4-14-TI-00A0.dtbo

With (all (minus bugs)): PRU via uio:

uboot_overlay_pru=/lib/firmware/AM335X-PRU-UIO-00A0.dtbo

U-Boot Cape Universal

Utilize https://github.com/cdsteinkuehler/beaglebone-universal-io config-pin.

Cape Universal Supported Boards:

BeagleBone Black
BeagleBone Black Wireless
BeagleBone Green
BeagleBone Green Wireless
Element14 BeagleBone Black Industrial
MENTOREL BeagleBone uSomIQ
SanCloud BeagleBone Enhanced

Not Supported needs work/testing/etc

Arrow BeagleBone Black Industrial (different video phy)
Neuromeka BeagleBone Air (untested)

To enable, in /boot/uEnv.txt add:

enable_uboot_cape_universal=1

Where did the slots file go?

Kernel Overlays are going bye-bye, too many bugs, too many race conditions, no kernel maintainers interested. We've said our farewells and U-Boot Overlays is the way forward: https://elinux.org/Beagleboard:BeagleBoneBlack_Debian#U-Boot_Overlays With multiple parties working on the U-Boot infrastructure.

The rough transition plan is:

Stage 1: Disable Kernel Overlays (bone_capemgr.uboot_capemgr_enabled=1 is passed thru /proc/cmdline)
Stage 2: Disable the slots file (/sys/devices/platform/bone_capemgr/slots) (v4.4.x -> 4.14.x)
Stage 3: Disable bone_capemgr dir (/sys/devices/platform/bone_capemgr/) (v4.15.x+)

Stage 1 is complete, all current images use U-Boot Overlays by default. Stage 2 is currently in progress, as it is not recommended to "load" anything into the slots file while U-Boot Overlays are in control. Stage 3, will take longer, as many applications only need to know the "bone_capemgr" directory is available.

If you don't like the direction we are heading, simply disable, "enable_uboot_overlays=1" in /boot/uEnv.txt..

#I will be on my own with Kernel Overlays:
#enable_uboot_overlays=1

Debian Build Instructions

You'll want a fairly beefy ARM system to run this script.

git clone git://github.com/beagleboard/image-builder.git
cd image-builder
./beagleboard.org_image.sh

Output of the autobuilder can be found at http://builds.beagleboard.org.

Debian Releases

http://beagleboard.org/latest-images

Debian Image Testing Snapshots

To turn “microSD/Standalone” images into eMMC flasher images, edit the /boot/uEnv.txt file on the Linux partition on the microSD card and uncomment the line with cmdline=init=/opt/scripts/tools/eMMC/init-eMMC-flasher-v3.sh. Enabling this will cause booting the microSD card to flash the eMMC. “Flasher” images already enable this line. See Flashing eMMC

Debian 8 (Jessie) - Monthly

BBW/BBB (All Revs) Machinekit

microSD/Standalone: (machinekit) Based on Debian Jessie with 3.8.x kernel

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2017-02-12/machinekit/bone-debian-8.7-machinekit-armhf-2017-02-12-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.7-machinekit-armhf-2017-02-12-4gb*
18361e0426715974b5a0e7f014ff1bf26db2421cbf8d61622efd2856cd8c6214  bone-debian-8.7-machinekit-armhf-2017-02-12-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.7-machinekit-armhf-2017-02-12-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Jessie Snapshot lxqt

2019-03-01 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.09
* default username:password is [debian:temppwd]

Flasher: (lxqt-4gb) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-4gb/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
e615e13961b28a8f2204cd57f3e68dfecbfce361dff5c88f9a94538863b9b5ac  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (lxqt-4gb) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-4gb/bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
1c95b449edcaf8336fdfccc82a2a9e3fe531b3f72e24201d2f871133c8a7ab0b  bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (lxqt-4gb) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-4gb/am57xx-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
639ec107a034b4b155d9c8eebac2b9c7e96081930310d037698abc7a3a089f6e  am57xx-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (lxqt-2gb) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-2gb/bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb*
04fd174d33d628b814a62f439bff855327c63f405983804001fbf8353b593457  bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Flasher: (lxqt-2gb) (All BeagleBone Variants)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-2gb/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb*
29614dd85118988f31f24bd04caff7efd5f3362025ae89ae5d4837ebd1d2ed85  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2019-03-01-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (lxqt-xm-4gb) (BeagleBoard xM)

  • Kernel: 4.19.25-armv7-x25

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/lxqt-xm-4gb/bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
7d827c611a845d442915407f4613bf3fd2e293e21ff3412f9b99ba84357c71c0  bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Jessie Snapshot iot

Flasher: (iot) (All BeagleBone Variants)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/iot/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
e933a388824cf297ba76179e4aa61e5edd8945c19a78c5bfc7574a2612a10dcd  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/iot/bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
99e2d4c5c34a9fad12fcce872cc17c47d7cead0387acb60655fa2e32916dadd3  bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (iot) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/iot/am57xx-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb*
76b57ef151d2a5771c582320694be91d92f06917ce6536e84491ab068222f5fc  am57xx-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2019-03-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Jessie Snapshot console

microSD/Standalone: (console) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/console/bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb*
c69d55c623eaa0f1949bdffc96e4c1c2c1f553187be56f9946da316a86453179  bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (console) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.4.155-ti-r151

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-01/console/am57xx-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb*
b94e704b5c917d6e41bfde0158065515c683cdd7be261ba1b1b8be83602fa103  am57xx-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2019-03-01-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Debian 9 (Stretch) - Weekly

https://wiki.debian.org/DebianStretch

2019-03-24 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.09
* default username:password is [debian:temppwd]

BBW/BBB (All Revs) Machinekit

microSD/Standalone: (machinekit) Based on Debian Stretch with 4.19.x rt kernel with U-Boot Overlays

  • Kernel: 4.19.29-bone-rt-r29

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-machinekit/bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
bd9aa74d8a90fbbacadbedcef6b5da43ae63121fab7e947efc814e69afb2a97e  bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.8-machinekit-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot lxqt

Flasher: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
574366122200c24a325dfcd6e2b09007cb7b4a31769a54c827c24ce0c52822c0  BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
137760beb90e639fc5cd638f77ae47d69fa3e16147c1701b37ed13a4e7f3b0c3  bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt/am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
0d1ff1398841af3dc3a2188caf6909d89bfd2fcdef182dbc133cdc57635fdd98  am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-lxqt-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-lxqt-xm) (BeagleBoard xM)

  • Kernel: 4.19.29-armv7-x29

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-lxqt-xm/bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
780c81c1424f1e50e45d7a40e95a1fe174a7394d3efc3d297118813919204524  bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbxm-debian-9.8-lxqt-xm-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot iot

Flasher: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants with a 4GB eMMC)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
7d66fb6c830fc3d496c9faafc4b644b9c95e604222eb4ac58ca37063e4cd8819  BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
bd40c44c44d86b38cf0b6e7da67426748ebd553675da34b8fdbbab99a664107d  bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-iot) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-iot/am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb*
b17571bb6f3457936297bad81db013e9746e687bccb0462fa6c32b87566567f4  am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot console

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-console/bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb*
d1ebae7e0c6b64b16cab227a0424efa5e3978341da8cfdbb24e6713762646938  bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

microSD/Standalone: (stretch-console) (BeagleBoard-X15)

  • Kernel: 4.14.103-ti-r98

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/stretch-console/am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb*
1494985e0363f6ae04420ac5875ed4900f1e42ecdbeec045b9fa61b43077492e  am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat am57xx-debian-9.8-console-armhf-2019-03-24-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

ROS (ROS Melodic Morenia) - Weekly

http://wiki.ros.org/melodic/Installation

2019-03-24 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.09
* default username:password is [beagle:temppwd]

ROS Melodic Morenia

microSD/Standalone: (bionic-ros-iot) (All BeagleBone Variants & PocketBeagle)

  • Kernel: 4.19.25-ti-rt-r16

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2019-03-24/bionic-ros-iot/bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb*
3d6b175b81e9fdc0e6d71ea945342090f2fae4a0c7754695e17419ba4f583f01  bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

https://www.balena.io/etcher/

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-ubuntu-18.04.2-ros-iot-armhf-2019-03-24-6gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Kernel Options

General apt syntax for searching and installing a specific kernel:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-cache search linux-image | grep <branch>
sudo apt-get install linux-image-<specific version>
sudo reboot

Latest kernel script

cd /opt/scripts/tools/
git pull
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh <OPTIONS>

3.8.x

This is the first beagleboard.org long term kernel tree with capemanager support, it's been the default install for Debian Wheezy

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/3.8
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-channel --stable
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support + Xenomai
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-xenomai-channel --stable

4.4.x-ti

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.4
Based on: http://git.ti.com/gitweb/?p=ti-linux-kernel/ti-linux-kernel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/ti-rt-linux-4.4.y
4.4.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-channel --lts-4_4
4.4.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-rt-channel --lts-4_4

4.9.x-ti

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.9
4.9.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-channel --lts-4_9
4.9.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-rt-channel --lts-4_9

4.14.x-ti

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.14
4.14.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-channel --lts-4_14
4.14.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-rt-channel --lts-4_14

4.19.x-ti

beagleboard.org patchset: https://github.com/beagleboard/linux/tree/4.19
4.19.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-channel --lts-4_19
4.19.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --ti-rt-channel --lts-4_19

Mainline (4.4.x lts)

4.4.x All BeagleBone Variants
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-kernel --lts-4_4
4.4.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_4

Mainline (4.9.x lts)

4.9.x All BeagleBone Variants
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-kernel --lts-4_9
4.9.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_9

Mainline (4.14.x lts)

4.14.x All BeagleBone Variants
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-kernel --lts-4_14
4.14.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_14

Mainline (4.19.x lts)

4.19.x All BeagleBone Variants
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-kernel --lts-4_19
4.19.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
sudo /opt/scripts/tools/update_kernel.sh --bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_19

Debian 8: jessie

sudo apt-get install linux-image-armmp