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nubie666

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Requierments:
- Custom Firmware On your TV Box (Rooted Firmware)
- Micro SD 8GB(more will be good)
Steps:
1. Choose and Download the image below
2. Burn the .img file with Balena Etcher on your SDcard
3. Open the "BOOT" partition on your SDcard with burned img file before
4. Move to extlinux folder
5. Edit file extlinux.conf like this
Code:
LABEL Armbian
LINUX /zImage
INITRD /uInitrd


# aml s9xxx
FDT /dtb/amlogic/meson-gxl-s905x-p212.dtb
APPEND root=LABEL=ROOTFS rootflags=data=writeback rw console=ttyAML0,115200n8 console=tty0 no_console_suspend consoleblank=0 fsck.fix=yes fsck.repair=yes net.ifnames=0
or you can add comment (add # sign on front FDT and Apped which doesn't use)
6. Back to BOOT partition and rename the file u-boot-s905x-s912 to u-boot.ext
7. Insert your SDcard On your TV BOX
8. Turn ON

NOTE: if u dont have install armbian/openwrt before, u can boot into your TV Box, Open the terminal emulator, type su, and reboot update
ACTIVATE THE LIMA DRIVER
1. Type
sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/01-armbian-defaults.conf
2. edit the "AccelMethod" section from "none" to "glamor"
Code:
Section "Monitor"
    Identifier        "Monitor0"
    Option            "DPMS" "false"
EndSection
Section "ServerFlags"
    Option            "BlankTime" "0"
    Option            "StandbyTime" "0"
    Option            "SuspendTime" "0"
    Option            "OffTime" "0"
EndSection
Section "Device"
    Identifier  "Default Device"
    Driver      "modesetting"
    Option      "AccelMethod"    "glamor"     ### "glamor" to enable 3D acceleration, "none" to disable.
EndSection
Section "ServerFlags"
        Option  "AutoAddGPU" "off"
        Option "Debug" "dmabuf_capable"
EndSection
Section "OutputClass"
        Identifier "Lima"  # "Panfrost"
        MatchDriver "meson"  # sun4i-drm  rockchip
        Driver "modesetting"
        Option "PrimaryGPU" "true"
EndSection
INSTALLING MESA DRIVER
1. Type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers

2. Press ENTER
3. Press ENTER again
4. Type:

sudo apt upgrade


DOWNLOAD BELOW


DONE!!!



NB: Next Time maybe I'll upload the video How to Install ARMBIAN SERVER 20.10(kernel ver. 5.90) on TV Box HG680P Amlogic S905x
or u can explore it by yourself
:D:D:D


Thanks to Rureka.com for INDONESIA language tutorial
 
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