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authoraavit <eirik.aavitsland@digia.com>2013-08-13 15:10:07 +0200
committerEirik Aavitsland <eirik.aavitsland@digia.com>2013-08-14 12:59:14 +0300
commit759947421c442435b5ae0ef08870a81519fb0401 (patch)
treed1c1f1028cac3e2452b2874b9ed7a6521fda039c /src/doc
parent3e7158fc3ba9a6f560524c7a6e5fed1932e1a340 (diff)
Doc: Revert to user download of imx6 Android image
This reverts 9b86b6bf73eeac05c26a01247cf0ecb0f539cd07 Also, remove references to imx6 eLinux support, as that will not be part of TP2. Change-Id: I9724368e753fa4962d2393b06c4e61835d1fe682 Reviewed-by: Rainer Keller <rainer.keller@digia.com>
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diff --git a/src/doc/src/b2qt.qdoc b/src/doc/src/b2qt.qdoc
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--- a/src/doc/src/b2qt.qdoc
+++ b/src/doc/src/b2qt.qdoc
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@
\list
\li \l{Preparing Nexus 7 for embedded Android Development}{Nexus 7 (embedded Android)}
\li \l{Preparing BeagleBoard-xM}{BeagleBoard-xM (embedded Android and Linux)}
- \li \l{Preparing Sabre Lite i.MX 6}{Sabre Lite i.MX 6 (embedded Android and Linux)}
+ \li \l{Preparing Sabre Lite i.MX 6}{Sabre Lite i.MX 6 (embedded Android)}
\endlist
\li \b {\l{Building and Running an Example}}
\li \b {\l{Customization}}
@@ -444,7 +444,7 @@
When using a
\l{http://boundarydevices.com/products/sabre-lite-imx6-sbc/}{Sabre
Lite i.MX 6} as a development device, following steps are required
- to prepare it for \B2Q.
+ to prepare it for \B2QA.
\note \b{It is important that the steps in this section are repeated
every time after updating the \B2Q SDK.}
@@ -454,8 +454,7 @@
\section1 Preparing a Micro-SD Card
- For \B2QA, a micro-SD card of at least 4GB capacity is needed. For \B2QL,
- a card of at least 512MB capacity is sufficient.
+ For \B2QA, a micro-SD card of at least 4GB capacity is needed.
Plug the micro-SD card/reader into the development host PC and use
the following command to find out its device path
@@ -479,25 +478,38 @@
umount /dev/XXX
\endcode
- \section1 Installing the \B2Q Image
+ \section1 Installing the Android image
- The commands used in this step vary depending on whether you are developing
- for \B2QA or embedded Linux.
+ Download the package \e{r13.4.1-nitrogen-20130407.tar.gz} from
+ \l{http://boundarydevices.com/i-mx6-images-for-branch-r13-4-1/}{i.MX6
+ images for branch r13.4-1} (registration required).
- Write the image to the micro-SD card:
+ Follow the instructions on the Boundary Devices web site to create
+ an SD card containing the downloaded image. We recommend choosing
+ the "Tar-ball installation" procedure, as it is much
+ quicker. However, in case of problems, the "binary image
+ installation" procedure is more failsafe.
- \list
- \li \b{\B2QA}
- \code
- cd <SDK_INSTALL_DIR>
- sudo dd if=targets/iMX6-eAndroid/images/sdcard.img of=/dev/XXX bs=1M
- \endcode
- \li \b{\B2QL}
- \code
- cd <SDK_INSTALL_DIR>
- targets/iMX6-linux/images/deploy.sh /dev/XXX
- \endcode
- \endlist
+ In either case, make sure to replace the device path
+ (\c{"/dev/sdc"}) with your micro-SD card's device path that was
+ found in the previous step.
+
+ \warning \b{Make very sure you select the right device. Selecting the wrong
+ one can result in a wiped hard drive.}
+
+ \section1 Installing the \B2QA Image
+
+ Make sure you have the required tools installed in your development machine:
+
+ \code
+ sudo apt-get install u-boot-tools
+ \endcode
+
+ Then, upgrade the micro-SD Card with \B2QA:
+
+ \code
+ <SDK_INSTALL_DIR>/targets/android-utils/bin/install_to_imx6_android_image /dev/XXX
+ \endcode
\warning \b{Make very sure you select the right device. Selecting the wrong
one can result in a wiped hard drive}.