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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

Setp3: 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