I have an old S912 (8 core, 3GB RAM) running Kszaq’s old Libreelec 8, I want to upgrade that to CoreElec.
Libreelec at this point runs well, despite being old. cat /proc/device-tree/le-dt-id says:
So I downloaded the generic arm CoreElec, burned it to a stick, then mounted it and copied over the following file as dtb.img in / (copied it also to /device_trees):
I unmounted the stick and inserted it in the S912 box, however it will not boot, it’s just stuck at the S912 logo (attached). Any ideas?
Why you using a different dtb? You need to use the included one in the
Because the old libreelec tells me I need gxm_q200_3g and I can’t find this in the device tree on CE…
If I leave the generic image untouched, without adding the gxm_q200_3g it still gets stuck at the S912 logo …
libreelec tells me
Wrong forum then, here is CoreELEC.
Try all other dtbs.
Unfortunately none of them produced a successful boot…
You have to download CE 9.2.8 stable, burn it and copy gxm_q200_3g.dtb from device-tree folder.
I did it on my very old Vorke Z6 device - it works.
Don´t burn CE 19.3 !
Burned that to a microsd card, but the gxm_q200_3g.dtb file was not in the device tree folder. I copied it from my old LibreElec but it will not produce a successful boot, it just gets stuck at the S912 logo.
Can you by any chance share your gxm_q200_3g.dtb?
A little bit wrong link from Tim_Taylor, should be non-ng version for S912 boxes. There you could find correct dtb file.
And don’t copy dtb file from other distribs
Sorry, corrected the link.
The gxm_q200_3g.dtb file is in the folder device-trees.
Another way to get the gxm_q200_3g.dtb is downloading the .tar file (CoreELEC-Amlogic.arm-9.2.8.tar) and extract it.
@boot2k3 and @Tim_Taylor , it works!
Quick question, with this version of CoreELEC on this old S912 can I expect 4K/60FPS/HDR? Originally these features were listed in the specs, but the original OS was some dodgy Android.
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