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== How to enter flash mode ==
 
== How to enter flash mode ==
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The CHIP has two different flashing modes:
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* FEL mode: used to flash bootloader and rootfs
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* Fastboot mode: used to flash rootfs
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To enter FEL mode:
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* Connect the FEL and GND pins with a jumper cable
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* Power on the CHIP
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To enter Fastboot mode:
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* Connect an serial (UART) USB adapter to UART1-TX, UART1-RX and GND
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* Power on the CHIP
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* Press enter during boot up to access the U-Boot console
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* On the console type `fastboot 0`
  
 
== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==

Revision as of 20:29, 24 March 2020

Next Thing Co. CHIP
Next Thing Co. CHIP
Next Thing Co. CHIP
Manufacturer Next Thing Co.
Name CHIP
Codename ntc-chip
Released 2015
Category testing
Original software Debian on Linux 4.4
Hardware
Chipset Allwinner R8
CPU 1x 1.0 GHz Cortex-A8
GPU Mali 400 MP1
Display Composite video
Storage 8GB MLC NAND
Memory 512 MB DDR3
Architecture armv7
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Unavailable
Display
WiFi
Xwayland
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Accelerometer
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
Unavailable
GPS
Unavailable
Mobile data
Unavailable
SMS
Unavailable
Calls
Unavailable
USB OTG



Contributors

  • Symmetrist

Maintainer(s)

  • Symmetrist

Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

The CHIP has two different flashing modes:

  • FEL mode: used to flash bootloader and rootfs
  • Fastboot mode: used to flash rootfs

To enter FEL mode:

  • Connect the FEL and GND pins with a jumper cable
  • Power on the CHIP

To enter Fastboot mode:

  • Connect an serial (UART) USB adapter to UART1-TX, UART1-RX and GND
  • Power on the CHIP
  • Press enter during boot up to access the U-Boot console
  • On the console type `fastboot 0`

Installation

See also