Release Note of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (v1.1)


Release Date 2016-02-26
Release Type Production

File name : ubuntu64-16.04lts-mate-odroid-c2-20160226.img.xz

Note: OS will reboot on the first boot for automatic rootfs resize

Kernel Updates

  • Enable I2C-1 and I2C-2
  • i2cdetect error fixed
  • Fixed trip points for the thermal driver
  • WiringPi Support
  • AUFS Support for Docker (Thanks Uli Middelberg)
  • Reduced HDMI driver prints
  • Removed several audio debug messages
  • Mix fixes on thermal driver
  • Swap Kernel panic is fixed
  • USB OTG support fixed
  • 1-Wire support added
  • Hardware PWM added
  • USB Serial adapters support enabled

Userspace Update

  • Chromium is the armhf(32bit) version because there is no 64bit build.

Note: The first launching of Chromium browser may take up to several minutes due to a long internal processing.
After that it will launch immediately even you reboot/power-cycle the ODROID.

  • No Kodi support yet. We are working on it. Ubuntu Kodi
  • No Mali GPU X11 support. Mali GPU works only on the FBDEV at this moment.
  • The default sound output is I2S/DAC. To enable the HDMI sound, go to Systems > Preferences > Hardware > Sound and select HDMI.
  • 64bit Firefox is very unstable
  • Tons of issues not listed. :-x
  • sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade 

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 odroidc2-v2015.01
$ cd u-boot
$ make odroidc2_config
$ make

Linux Kernel

$ git clone https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidc2-3.14.y
$ cd linux
$ make odroidc2_defconfig
$ make -j5
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo cp arch/arm64/boot/Image /media/boot
$ sudo cp arch/arm64/boot/dts/meson64_odroidc2.dtb /media/boot