Beagleboard:BeagleBoneBlack Debian

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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

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

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

Jessie Snapshot lxqt

2018-07-01 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.03
* default username:password is [debian:temppwd]

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-4gb/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
18d0a6704e4880ad6eb7fb41c095d65b287516fe45f8e6c11024b3a1fc10429a  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-4gb/bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
ecc845fc2afdddef7936b4b4f164a59d963b17743d026c6434c1bf0904d5beb7  bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-4gb/bbx15-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
5bf5b9e41fa249b96def428a94d49c2e650a4c40df9dba5581750b85c07598e7  bbx15-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-8.11-lxqt-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-2gb/bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb*
ae9b255961495944564559759fafbd242f5911ba7ca675532773780e54225464  bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-2gb/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb*
a96e251b2418b39b00b552b033badc65c1e979afef3e0e7aaaf3d684b298c33c  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-lxqt-2gb-armhf-2018-07-01-2gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.17.2-armv7-x3

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/lxqt-xm-4gb/bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
b515b46453c796165d3b1a512dc0cc76f33f2be60668e5e8961863edba040231  bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbxm-debian-8.11-lxqt-xm-4gb-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Jessie Snapshot iot

Flasher: (iot) (All BeagleBone Variants)

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/iot/BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
7ffc6f9bf758f259609ecee8e69cdcfac9ddd24cde712599c55b9a9d089b9d83  BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/iot/bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
c56251deea417376f3f691723fba9572e04f73dcc9633e9d21984acce678ac73  bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/iot/bbx15-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb*
e070c186473ff3024fdb5b76dad13c5f868cabd9ad18a6b9185ca7f2f4917a87  bbx15-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-8.11-iot-armhf-2018-07-01-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Jessie Snapshot console

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/console/bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb*
d419f7293e177993ea410c818c76bd261d8e9b785b926266e38a4a243813bd10  bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.4.113-ti-r149

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-01/console/bbx15-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb*
0ee7684091d5f8ddc2efae754e5eea68f2b9808f866e9f464d44810f2c6b7da7  bbx15-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-8.11-console-armhf-2018-07-01-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Debian 9 (Stretch) - Weekly

https://wiki.debian.org/DebianStretch

2018-07-08 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.03
* default username:password is [debian:temppwd]

BBW/BBB (All Revs) Machinekit

microSD/Standalone: (machinekit) Based on Debian Stretch with 4.14.x rt kernel with U-Boot Overlays

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-machinekit/bone-debian-9.4-machinekit-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.4-machinekit-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
e205cd488146706da32ee985e6d49ef28aebb089acc58337f43e8ba27da9163d  bone-debian-9.4-machinekit-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.4-machinekit-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot lxqt

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-lxqt/BBB-blank-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
7709fc5ef5e499d1db399bf34d4fd61817f1e950ecd9f0461d47ccd20c79df4b  BBB-blank-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-lxqt/bone-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
66f49fa79af301f04d0aa9b39f7823c3e65fed7ad001f1cb19b68f14ad5e7e5a  bone-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-lxqt/bbx15-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
47c84dfaeebadfcdfc4d2c45db89cc64e21776ea450805b32c5dcb9ffe8bccdd  bbx15-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-9.4-lxqt-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.17.3-armv7-x4

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-lxqt-xm/bbxm-debian-9.4-lxqt-xm-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbxm-debian-9.4-lxqt-xm-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
76ab008125f6804a650826dcc558a9b1a07d67b94e47cadbf291c6c94926c58a  bbxm-debian-9.4-lxqt-xm-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbxm-debian-9.4-lxqt-xm-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot iot

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-iot/BBB-blank-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum BBB-blank-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
d13796960c9d5833087b02a8956b748d9b23eee564a946092963903f29d117a3  BBB-blank-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat BBB-blank-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-iot/bone-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
899e58d24bb111fada5903bc4d261d34674b39d3e0819bcb0a5f67b655e4ef92  bone-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-iot/bbx15-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
6afc5ee3ff6290d9f7077316fddbe26b938b310173804bb0ddd4617c12a13bcf  bbx15-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-9.4-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

Stretch Snapshot console

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-console/bone-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb*
73fef3bb155215d9fc678f54feb1bebcbad44cd90e2d1f2113230c5d6d7d1aad  bone-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/stretch-console/bbx15-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bbx15-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb*
ff5ada26b286d1306f5d4c2817df79a21c36491d6ff52d4c8532d73dd2aabe7a  bbx15-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bbx15-debian-9.4-console-armhf-2018-07-08-1gb.img.xz | sudo dd of=/dev/sdX

ROS (ROS Melodic Morenia) - Weekly

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

2018-07-08 notes

* U-Boot: v2018.03
* default username:password is [beagle:temppwd]

ROS Melodic Morenia

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

  • Kernel: 4.14.53-ti-rt-r62

Get prebuilt image:

wget https://rcn-ee.com/rootfs/bb.org/testing/2018-07-08/bionic-ros-iot/bone-ubuntu-18.04-ros-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Verify Image with:

sha256sum bone-ubuntu-18.04-ros-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb*
db84a23738fc89ae5a61bb2ab83e4eb93e58afcac3870c05db750e6489bf110a  bone-ubuntu-18.04-ros-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.img.xz

Windows/Mac/Linux gui

http://etcher.io

Linux: (dd)

xzcat bone-ubuntu-18.04-ros-iot-armhf-2018-07-08-4gb.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 ./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
--bone-channel --stable
3.8.x BeagleBone/BeagleBone Black FULL Cape Support + Xenomai
--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
--ti-channel --lts-4_4
4.4.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
--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
--ti-channel --lts-4_9
4.9.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
--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
--ti-channel --lts-4_14
4.14.x-ti All BeagleBone Variants and BeagleBoard-X15 + RT
--ti-rt-channel --lts-4_14

Mainline (4.4.x lts)

4.4.x All BeagleBone Variants
--bone-kernel --lts-4_4
4.4.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
--bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_4

Mainline (4.9.x lts)

4.9.x All BeagleBone Variants
--bone-kernel --lts-4_9
4.9.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
--bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_9

Mainline (4.14.x lts)

4.14.x All BeagleBone Variants
--bone-kernel --lts-4_14
4.14.x All BeagleBone Variants + RT
--bone-rt-kernel --lts-4_14

Debian 8: jessie

sudo apt-get install linux-image-armmp