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Android > upgrage_tool


This page describe how to download and install the rkupdate image by rockchip upgrage_tool. You need at least the following.

  • a PC/laptop running Linux(64 bit)
  • upgrade_tool

Download upgrade_tool


Follow these steps:

Setp1: Unpack Zip

File list
    ├── config.ini // Config file
    ├── Linux 开发工具使用手册_v1.32.pdf // The manual
    ├── Readme.txt
    └── upgrade_tool // Executable process

Setp2: Copy Config File

    radxa$ mkdir -p ~/.config/upgrade_tool
    radxa$ cp $(Linux_Upgrade_Tool)/config.ini ~/.config/upgrade_tool/

Setp3: Copy Process File

    radxa$ sudo cp $(Linux_Upgrade_Tool)/upgrade_tool /use/local/bin/upgrade_tool
    radxa$ sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/upgrade_tool

Setp4: Check Upgrade_Tool Work

    radxa$ upgrade_tool -v
           Program Data in /home/radxa/.config/upgrade_tool
           Upgrade Tool v1.43

Basic commands

List Devices

    upgrade_tool ld

Burning rkupdate image

    upgrade_tool uf $(path)/android9-*-rkupdate.img

Download Loader

    upgrade_tool db $(path)/u-boot/rk3399_loader_v1.20.119.bin

Reset Device

    upgrade_tool rd

For Example

Erase emmc

    radxa$ upgrade_tool ef $(path)/u-boot/rk3399_loader_v1.20.119.bin

Show Partitions

    radxa$ upgrade_tool db $(path)/u-boot/rk3399_loader_v1.20.119.bin
    radxa$ upgrade_tool pl