Release Note of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (v3.0)


Release Date 2018-06-20
Release Type New Image

File name : ubuntu-18.04-3.16-mate-odroid-c2-20180620.img.xz

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

You must update Linux Kernel to 3.16.57-24 (Jul 2 2018) after first booting to fix the OpenGLES stability issue.

Kernel Updates

Userspace Update

  • Kodi to 17.6
  • Ubuntu to 18.04
  • OpenGL ES2 enabled Qt5 library
  • OpenGL ES2 enabled SDL library
  • Chromium Version 66 with WebGL support
The RootFS Auto-resize feature has changed!!! 
Once everything is done after auto-resizing, the power will turn off automatically. 
Please Wait a couple of minutes and plug/unplug the power cable when the blue LED is off.
  • The root file system will be resized in the first booting process. OS will reboot automatically to complete the resizing process. This process must not be interrupted.
  • xorg.conf changed places to: /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-odroidc2.conf
  • To change CPU governor to “ondemand”, refer this guide
  • mySQL/KVM needs an editing of boot.ini file to change the system timer source to ARMv8 Architecture from the Meson. But the ARMv8 timer affects the VPU/GPU system accuracy.
  • Mali GPU access could be blocked by a recent Canonical's EGL package. In that case, you need to install our Mali driver manually.
  • sudo apt install mali-x11 --reinstall
  • To enable CEC feature, install “libcec” package manually.
  • sudo apt install libcec
  • To enable NFS feature in Kodi, install “libnfs” package manually.
  • sudo apt install libnfs11
  • To enable Auto-login, edit /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-slick-greeter.conf file like this.
  • [Seat:*]
    greeter-session=slick-greeter
    autologin-user=odroid
  • NTP time syncing takes long time (sometimes around 1~2 minutes)
  • HDMI Screen Rotation: Forum guide
Username Password
root odroid
odroid odroid
sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt dist-upgrade
sudo reboot

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 --depth 1 https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidc2-v3.16.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

Run “git checkout 3.16.57-20” command to use the same kernel tag before “make odroidc2_defconfig”.