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Create recovery sdcard procedure for Amlogic


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  1. stane1983

    stane1983 Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    Hi to all,

    on V-Play download section under Tools there is pdf document describing how to create recovery sdcard with Linux + Windows (any version).

    Regards,
    Stane1983
     

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  2. majedabbas

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    Hi Stane 1983
    in winhex 16,6
    bin file is not allowed
    I can not clone disk "u-boot-aml-ucl.bin"
    what can I do
    thanks
     
  3. stane1983

    stane1983 Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    In open file dialog, field filename type *.* and hit enter. That will show all files.
     
  4. Kantoku

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    Hi Stane,

    fdisk shows First sector instead of First cylinder and the minimum is 2048. How can I input cylinder instead of sector?

    Thanks.

    Edit: Found it. Apparently you must specify -u=cylinders as a command line option
     
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    stane1983 Well-Known Member Developer This Topic's Starter

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    Thanx,

    good point. I made tutorial on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, on newer linux distros you have to specify that additional parameter. Will update pdf...
     
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  6. majedabbas

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    hi stane
    I hope you would update the pdf file "linux and WinHex"
    Thanks.
     
  7. Kantoku

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    another small thing
    i had to unmount first before doing partprobe.
    dunno if that should always be the case.
     
  8. majedabbas

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    hi stane

    I did the first part of the pdf document "linux" I downloaded to my PC "wubi.exe" link:
    Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx)
    but the second part "wenhex"
    * I could not do because : the bin file is not sported in "Clone Disk menu.
    plz help me
    tnx
     
  9. Kantoku

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    Hi majed

    If it's because you can't see it in the browse menu, then like stane says you must enter *.* in the filename and press enter so you can see it. If it's because it gives you a bunch of warnings, you can ignore them. Just press OK for them.
    Also make sure you have a registered version of winhex - I think cloning is not available in the demo version.
     
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  10. majedabbas

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    Hi kantoku, Stane
    I've done everything in the pdf, but I did not get the box to boot.
    red and blue lights only.
    I think my box is broken
    thanks anyway
     
  11. crangirl

    crangirl New Member

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    Can't get to downloads...
    wanted to make a recovery sd card with Ubuntu too. (12.04)
     
  12. Budiarno

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    I downloaded it on J1nx website. It saves my day. Thanks for the tutorial.
     

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