ODROID-GO Device Firmware update

We've been posting the firmware release news in this forum link.
Keep checking the post.

If you meet an error when you erase/flash the firmware, you need to force the ODROID-GO into the flashing mode.
Turn the device off –> Hold the “Volume” button –> Turn the device on –> Keep holding the “Volume” button until flashing starts.

If you want to write firmware version before “August 6, 2018”, please refer to the link below. Updating firmware before "August 6, 2018"

This instruction was tested on Windows 10. Some users reported it worked on Windows 7 too.
You might need to install the USB-UART CP2104 VCP driver for Windows when the ODROID turns on.
VCP driver for Windows
You need to check the COM port number with Device Manager.
Refer this guide.

1. Get a Firmware image

Firmware binary package 2018-07-27
And then, you need to extract the file on your work directory.

Firmware release info : https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/odroid-go-firmware/releases

odroid-go-firmware-20181001.img

2. Download and extract the flash tool

3. Connect your ODROID-GO to PC

4. Run the ESP flash tool

5. Select ESP32

6. Erase

You must erase the flash of ESP32 before uploading a new firmware. Note that you have to turn the ODROID on first.
Select parameters as shown in the below picture and check your COM port.
Then, click ERASE button.

7. Import binaries and start to upload

Select .img file and input parameters as shown in the below picture and check your COM port.
You have to select odroid-go-firmware-20181001.img. It turns green if you check.

  • odroid-go-firmware-20181001.img 0x00

Then, click START button.

If you want to write firmware version before “August 6, 2018”, please refer to the link below. Updating firmware before "August 6, 2018"

1. Install the requerments

Open a terminal and run commands below.

sudo apt install python-pip
sudo pip install esptool pyserial

2. Get a Firmware image

Firmware release info : https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/odroid-go-firmware/releases

wget https://github.com/OtherCrashOverride/odroid-go-firmware/releases/download/20181001/odroid-go-firmware-20181001.img

3. Check your serial node

Connect your ODROID-GO to HOST-PC. Then, you should check that your serial node is like “/dev/ttyUSB0” or “/dev/ttyUSB1”
If have another serial device connected, you have to disconnect them on your Host PC fisrt.

$ ls /dev/ttyUSB*
/dev/ttyUSB0

4. Run upload script

Turn on your ODROID-GO. Then, type the following in terminal.

esptool.py write_flash 0 odorid-go-firmware-20181001.img