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Linux BSP Version


Linux BSP Document

Rockchip Linux Document

Get Docker Image

$ docker pull advrisc/u16.04-rklbv1

Run Docker example

$docker run -it --name rk_linux --privileged -v /home/adv/rk3399_v20:/home/adv/BSP:rw advrisc/u16.04-rklbv1:latest /bin/bash 

Install Some tools For Rockchip Linux v2.07 version

$sudo apt-get install libssl-dev
$sudo apt-get install texinfo
$sudo apt-get install liblz4-tool 
$sudo apt-get install genext2fs
$sudo apt-get install time

Getting Debian Source Code

Step1 : To pull down the Linux source tree to your working directory from the repositories as specified in the default manifest

$ mkdir rk3399
$ mkdir bin
$ cd rk3399/
$ curl > ../bin/repo
$ chmod a+x ../bin/repo
$ ../bin/repo init -u -b rk3399_linux_v2.0
$ ../bin/repo sync

Build U-boot

$cd rk3399/u-boot/
$./ evb-rk3399

Build Kernel

Build DS-100 Kernel

$cd rk3399/kernel/
$make ARCH=arm64 rockchip_ds100_defconfig
$make ARCH=arm64 rk3399-ds100.img -j8

Build DS-100Lite Kernel

$cd rk3399/kernel/
$make ARCH=arm64 rockchip_ds100l_defconfig
$make ARCH=arm64 rk3399-ds100l.img -j8

Build Recovery

$./ recovery
In /output/rockchip_rk3399_recovery/images create recovery.img

Build Buildroot rootfs

$./ rootfs

Build Rootfs

Building base debian system by ubuntu-build-service from linaro

$cd rootfs/
$sudo apt-get install binfmt-support qemu-user-static live-build
$sudo dpkg -i ubuntu-build-service/packages/*
$sudo apt-get install -f
$RELEASE=stretch TARGET=desktop ARCH=arm64 ./
In rootfs creat linaro-stretch-alip-xxxxx-1.tar.gz

Building rk-debian rootfs

$VERSION=debug ARCH=arm64 ./

Creating the ext4 image

$cd ..
$./ debian
Then please check Image in rockdev folder

How to do about update DS100 and DS100L Platform?

If DS100 in Linux(Debian9), you want to upgrade to Linux(Debian9)

If DS100 in Android(7.1.2), you want to upgrade to Linux(Debian9)

Download DS100 Debian Demo Images

Boot From SD Card Image (DS100-Lite/DMS-53)

Step1 Download 

    Download toolrockdev.tar.gz and SDDiskTool_v1.56.7z.

    Download path :

Step2 Create Upadte Image (In Linux env)

If you linux env is 64 bits, you need to Install some tool.

$sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386
  step 2-1  $tar zxvf rockdev.tar.gz   step 2-2  Copy all linux Image to rockdev/Image folder

  step 2-3  Check your Image path in rk3399-package-file

  step 2-4  $./

  step 2-5  Creat the update.img  in rockdev/update.img

Step3 Create SD Card (In Windows env)

  step 3-1  Unzip SDDiskTool_v1.56

  step 3-2  Run SD_Firmware_Tool

  step 3-3  Insert the SD card to your PC and push the botton "Resotore"

  step 3-4 Choose firmware (choose the update.img) 

  step 3-5 Chooes the SD Boot and  push the botton "Create"

  step 3.6 Finished

Upgrade OS Image on EMMC from a SD card

Produce update.img

Please make sure there are included resource.img, misc.img  and recovery.img in the Image folder. ( So does the package-file ).

PS: Both resource.img and misc.img derived from DS100 Android build.

Make an EMMC downloader SD card

Every step described as above. on "Second: Choose function mode", please check the checkbox "Upgrade Firmware".

Update OS image on EMMC.

  1. Insert the EMMC downloader SD card on a booted DUT.
  2. Enter command "boot recovery".
  3. The system will do a recovery step.
  4. Turn off the DUT after the yellow text disappears on screen.
  5. Removing the SD card and turn on DUT.
  6. The system will remove user data and reboot.


EWM-C117-4G Module



EWM-C145-4G Module


Support CIFS

Add CIFS config in kernel config 
$sudo apt-get update

$sudo apt-get install cifs-utils $mkdir /tmp_mount

$sudo mount.cifs // /tmp_mount -o username=clayder<--example
  • // Network PC share folder
  • /tmp_mount DS100 target folder

Video player Test

Player 4K Video Example

# export DISPLAY=:0.0
# su linaro -c "gst-launch-1.0 uridecodebin uri=file:///usr/local/test.mp4  ! rkximagesink"