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=Development For Android=
 
=Development For Android=
==Basic Development==
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===Install Android Image===
===Install Android===
 
  
1.Install bootcode (in bpi-m4_bootcode&bootloader_20190625.zip)
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Download the latest [https://download.banana-pi.dev/d/3ebbfa04265d4dddb81b/?p=%2FImages%2FBPI-M4%2Fandroid8&mode=list android image]  and [https://download.banana-pi.dev/d/3ebbfa04265d4dddb81b/files/?p=%2FImages%2FBPI-M4%2Fandroid8%2Fm4_android_usb_download_tool.zip BPI-M4 USB flash tool]
  
1.1 Connect BPI-M4 and PC with debug console, Switch BPI-M4 SW2 to 1, open "hypertrm.exe" on PC.
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Note:
  
[[Image:M4_install_pic1.jpg]]
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  1. BPI-M4 Android8 image only support 2GB ddr board.
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  2. BPI-M4 USB flash tool is a usb download tool for flashing android image to board emmc, and only support Windows platform.
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  3. Make sure SW2 (board bottom near sd slot) switch to '1' for emmc boot.
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  4. Read document/bananapi_m4_usb_download_tool_guide.doc before flashing image.
  
1.2 Set Baud rate: 115200, data bit: 8 bit, stop bit: 1 bit, Parity: NONE, Flow control: NONE
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=Development For Linux=
 
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===Install Linux Image On M4===
[[Image:M4_install_pic2.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.3 Press "Ctrl+q" on PC, then power on BPI-M4, hypertrm will print "/d/g/r"
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic3.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.4 Press “h” button on PC,choose Transfer->Send File in the menu, then choose file ”
 
bootcode/android_2133/hwsetting.bin”(or RTD1395_hwsetting_BOOT_2DDR4_
 
8Gb_s2133.bin) , protocol choose “Ymodem-G”.
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic4.jpg]]
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic5.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.5 After send file, if transfer successfully, you will see the following picture:
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic6.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.6 Press “d” button on PC,choose Transfer->Send File in the menu, then choose file ”
 
bootcode/android_2133/recovery.bin(or Recovery-bananapi-0001-RTD1395
 
_hwsetting_BOOT_2DDR4_8Gb_s2133.bin) , choose “Ymodem-G”.
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic7.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.7 After transfer these two files, press “g” to execute it.
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic8.jpg]]
 
 
 
2.Install bootloader (in bpi-m4_bootcode&bootloader_20190625.zip)
 
 
 
2.1 Press “Esc” button on PC, power on BPI-M4 to enter boot command line.
 
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic9.jpg]]
 
  
2.2 Input “Realtek> usb start” to recognise udisk
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Download the latest [https://download.banana-pi.dev/d/3ebbfa04265d4dddb81b/?p=%2FImages%2FBPI-M4%2Flinux&mode=list Linux image]
  
2.3 Input “Realtek> fatload usb 0:1 0x01500000 bootloader.bin ” to load bootloader from udisk
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:Note:
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::1. Board SW2 switch to '''0''' for sd boot
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::2. For the compatibility of new 2GB and 1GB board with one Linux image, the old batch (before May, 2020) 1GB board must [https://download.banana-pi.dev/d/3ebbfa04265d4dddb81b/?p=%2FImages%2FBPI-M4%2Flinux-spiloader&mode=list update the spirom firmware], so it can run the new release image.
  
2.4 Input “Realtek> chain 0x01500000 ” to install bootloader
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Install Image to SD Card On Linux PC with bpi-tools
  
[[Image:M4_install_pic10.jpg]]
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:1.Install bpi-tools on your linux
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    $ apt-get install pv
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    $ curl -sL https://github.com/BPI-SINOVOIP/bpi-tools/raw/master/bpi-tools | sudo -E bash
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:2.Insert your TF card into your PC
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    $ bpi-copy xxx.img /dev/sdx
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Install Image to SD Card with Etcher on Windows, Linux and MacOS
  
3.Install Android Image (In bpi-m4_Android_8_1_system.zip)
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:[https://www.balena.io/etcher/ Balena Etcher] is an open source project by Balena, Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives
  
3.1 Unzip bpi-m4_Android_8_1_system.zip, then copy these files in to udisk, then plug udisk on Bpi-M4
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Install Image to EMMC with SD Ubuntu
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:1.Prepare a sd which is installed ubuntu image and bootup with sdcard
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:2.Copy emmc image to udisk, plug in board, then mount udisk.
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:3.After mount udisk, use command "bpi-copy xxx-emmc-xxx.img" to install image on Emmc.
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:4.After success install, power off the board, eject the sdcard and poweron with emmc boot.
  
[[Image:M4_install_pic11.jpg]]
 
 
3.2 Reset Bpi-M4,enter to boot command line
 
 
3.3 Input “Realtek> usb start” to recognise udisk
 
 
3.4 Input “Realtek> fatload usb 0:1 0x02100000 rescue.emmc.dtb ” to load rescue.emmc.dtb from udisk
 
 
3.4 Input “Realtek> fatload usb 0:1 0x03000000 emmc.uImage ” to load emmc.uImage from udisk
 
 
3.5 Input “Realtek> fatload usb 0:1 0x02200000 rescue.root.emmc.cpio.gz_pad.img” to load rescue.root.emmc.cpio.gz_pad.img from udisk
 
 
3.6 Input “Realtek>fatload usb 0:1 0x0f900000 bluecore.audio.enc.A01” to load bluecore.audio.enc.A01  from udisk
 
 
3.7 Input “Realtek> boot k”, you will wait for around 5-10 mins, please do not operate during the debug console print log, it will reboot after this.
 
 
[[Image:M4_install_pic12.jpg]]
 
 
=Development For Linux=
 
==Basic Development==
 
==Advanced Development==
 
 
===Installed Docker===
 
===Installed Docker===
 
To have a test, if docker has installed in your image.
 
To have a test, if docker has installed in your image.

Latest revision as of 03:52, 16 June 2020


Introduction

BPI-M4

Overview:Realtek RTD1395
 Banana Pi BPI-M4 use Realtek RTD1395 chp design ,it is a 64-bit quad-core A53 mini single board computer. It features 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB eMMC. It also has onboard WiFi for b/g/n/ac and BT 4.2. On the ports side, the BPI-M4 has 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB TYPE C port, 1 HDMI port, 1 audio jack. support M.2 Key E PCIE 2.0 interface. 

Key Features

  • Realtek RTD1395 ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core 64 Bit
  • Mali 470 MP4 GPU OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0 H.264 H.265,2K4K
  • Onboard1 GB DDR4 (option 2 GB)
  • 8G eMMC flash (max 64 GB)
  • 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet and RTL8821 module support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/AC + Bluetooth 4.2
  • USB 2.0 TYPE C
  • M.2 Key E slot PCIE 2.0 and USB 2.0
  • PoE function support

Development For Android

Install Android Image

Download the latest android image and BPI-M4 USB flash tool

Note:

 1. BPI-M4 Android8 image only support 2GB ddr board.
 2. BPI-M4 USB flash tool is a usb download tool for flashing android image to board emmc, and only support Windows platform.
 3. Make sure SW2 (board bottom near sd slot) switch to '1' for emmc boot.
 4. Read document/bananapi_m4_usb_download_tool_guide.doc before flashing image.

Development For Linux

Install Linux Image On M4

Download the latest Linux image

Note:
1. Board SW2 switch to 0 for sd boot
2. For the compatibility of new 2GB and 1GB board with one Linux image, the old batch (before May, 2020) 1GB board must update the spirom firmware, so it can run the new release image.

Install Image to SD Card On Linux PC with bpi-tools

1.Install bpi-tools on your linux
    $ apt-get install pv
    $ curl -sL https://github.com/BPI-SINOVOIP/bpi-tools/raw/master/bpi-tools | sudo -E bash
2.Insert your TF card into your PC
    $ bpi-copy xxx.img /dev/sdx

Install Image to SD Card with Etcher on Windows, Linux and MacOS

Balena Etcher is an open source project by Balena, Flash OS images to SD cards & USB drives

Install Image to EMMC with SD Ubuntu

1.Prepare a sd which is installed ubuntu image and bootup with sdcard
2.Copy emmc image to udisk, plug in board, then mount udisk.
3.After mount udisk, use command "bpi-copy xxx-emmc-xxx.img" to install image on Emmc.
4.After success install, power off the board, eject the sdcard and poweron with emmc boot.

Installed Docker

To have a test, if docker has installed in your image.

  • sudo docker run --rm hello-world

EMAC

Use iperf3 to test gmac

1. On PC Terminal:

  • Execute "iperf3 -s"

2. On M3 console:

  • TCP test: "iperf3 -c serverIP"
  • UDP test: "iperf3 -u -c serverIP"

M4 Emac test.jpg

Bluetooth

You have two ways to setup BT

1. Use commands to setup BT

  • Use bluetoothctl tool to operate BT
  • Execute "bluetoothctl"
  • If you don't know how to use bluetoothctl, type "help", you will see more commands
  • Execute these commands:

M4 bluetooth.jpg

2. Use UI interface to setup BT

WiFi on M4

WiFi Client

You have two ways to setup WiFi Client

1. Use commands to setup WiFi client

  • ip link set wlan0 up
  • iw dev wlan0 scan | grep SSID
  • vim /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
 network={    
 ssid="ssid"    
 psk="password"    
 priority=1 
 }
  • wpa_supplicant -iwlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
  • dhclient wlan0

2. Use UI interface to setup WiFi Client

M4 WiFi iperf3.jpg