Release Note of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (v1.0)


Release Date 2016-07-08
Release Type Update Release

File name : ubuntu-16.04-mate-odroid-xu3-20160708.img

XU3 OS image is fully compatible with XU4.

  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Kernel 3.10.92
  • Auto-resizing the root file system partition in the first booting process
  • Updated Kodi to 16.1
  • You can now check CPU Throttling status running: cat /sys/devices/10060000.tmu/throttle
  • 3.2“ Touchscreen driver
  • Corrected odroid_fan sysfs node permissions
  • Corrected temperature sysfs node permissions
  • Latest linux-wacom drivers
  • Better alsa support on HDMI Audio
  • New AX8817x driver
  • Fixed no ethernet after reboot
  • Fixed GPU voltage table issue
  • Chromium version is on hold version 48 due to issues with newer versions.
  • Kodi crashing when exit.
  • EneregyMonitor app was removed. Build and install it with source code if you need it.
  • This image is not compatible with new Orange eMMC module.
  • Tons of issues undocumented. :-x
Username Password
root odroid
odroid odroid

Note: Please change the password for a production environment.

The Kodi(xbmc) crashes when exit on non-CEC monitor.

Update the system with “sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade” and reboot.
Then the CEC configuration is disabled in the boot.ini file by default.

  • /media/boot/boot.ini
# --- HDMI CEC Configuration ---
# ------------------------------------------
setenv cecenable "false" # false or true
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

All source code used can be found here: https://github.com/mdrjr/5422_BSP

This guide is only for the NATIVE BUILD. Run it on the board.

For Kernel and DTB

$ git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/hardkernel/linux -b odroidxu3-3.10.y
$ cd linux
$ make odroidxu3_defconfig
$ make -j9
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/zImage /media/boot
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/dts/exynos5422-odroidxu3.dtb /media/boot

For RAMDISK (Optional)

sudo cp .config /boot/config-`make kernelrelease`
sudo update-initramfs -c -k `make kernelrelease`
sudo mkimage -A arm -O linux -T ramdisk -C none -a 0 -e 0 -n uInitrd -d /boot/initrd.img-`make kernelrelease` /boot/uInitrd-`make kernelrelease`
sudo cp /boot/uInitrd-`make kernelrelease` /media/boot/uInitrd