Release Note of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (v1.2)


Release Date 2015-01-20
Release Type Update

Kernel Updates

  • Merged all 3.10 LTS patches up to 3.10.64
  • Several Patch's to improve Video Decoder
  • Added the following resolutions: 800×480, 800×600, 1024×600, 1024×768, 1360×768, 1366×768, 1440×900, 1600×900 and 1680×1050.
  • De-list a unused PCM on ALSA
  • Merge part of mlinuxguy improvements to ethernet
  • Moved the USB driver IRQ's to CPU3
  • Disabled un-used UART's
  • Enabled USB Printers support
  • Fixed an invalid clock divider for 800×480 (Fixes Adafruit HDMI kits)
  • Added support for si1132 and si702x sensors on the WeatherBoard
  • Fixed the way that mac address logic is handled (Fixes customers with duplicated mac's)
  • Bumped the CPU Frequency from 1.48Ghz to 1.536Ghz
  • Added Overclock support

Userspace Update

  • Updated all packages as 20150119 (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS)
  • Fixed the USB Audio issue with Pulseaudio
  • All utilities/tools related to ODROID can now be upgraded using “apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade” that includes kernel. ODROID Utility shouldn't be used for kernel updates anymore.
  • Updated Kodi to version 15 with H265/H264/MPEG4/MPEG2/VC1 support and several small bugfixes.
  • HDMI and VPU can be enabled/disabled on boot.ini
  • Ethernet is by default limited to 100M you can change that on /etc/rc.local
  • EXT2/4 file system can not be accessible on U-boot.
  • FAT16/32 can be supported on U-boot.
  • Tons of issues unsubscribed. :-x
  • No CEC support on XBMC/Kodi
  • Ethernet still with issues while running at 1000Mbps with some switches, mostly Switches using Atheros phy's causes the issue.

It's possible to upgrade from 1.1 to 1.2 using this:

curl -s deb.odroid.in/v1.1_to_v1.2.sh | sudo bash

The current version only provide Linux kernel and U-boot source code. Here are the instructions to checkout the source code and build. For more detail information, please visit U-boot and Kernel.

This guide is only for the NATIVE BUILD.

U-boot

$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/u-boot.git -b odroidc-v2011.03
$ cd u-boot
$ make odroidc_config
$ make

Linux Kernel

$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidc-3.10.y
$ cd linux
$ make odroidc_defconfig
$ make uImage modules
$ make dtbs
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/uImage /media/boot
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/dts/meson8b_odroidc.dtb /media/boot