Getting Started with R2
The Banana Pi R2 is a router based development board, which can run on a variety of open source operating systems including OpenWrt, Android, and Bananian. It has 4 Gigabit LAN ports, 1 Gigabit WAN, and 300Mbs wireless N capabilities.
- MediaTek MT7623N, Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7
- Mali 450 MP4 GPU
- 2G DDR3 SDRAM
- Mini PCIE interface
- SATA interface
- 4x Gigabit LAN 1x Gigabit WAN
Let's get start to develop on BPI-R2, see amazing things happen.
Prepare to develop
1.Prepare 16G/above TF card, USB-Serial interface
2.Using your USB-Serial Connect debug console on R2
Load your first image on R2
1.You could download latest image from our forum * Here is the example image link: http://forum.banana-pi.org/t/bpi-r2-new-image-release-ubuntu-16-04-v1-3-2018-3-30/5293
2.Install bpi-tools on your Ubuntu * apt-get install pv * curl -sL https://github.com/BPI-SINOVOIP/bpi-tools/raw/master/bpi-tools | sudo -E bash
3.After you download the image, insert your TF card into your Ubuntu * Execute "bpi-copy xxx.img /dev/sdx" to install image on your TF card.
4.After step 3, then you can insert your TF card into R2, and press power button for around 10s to setup R2.