Kernel Linux 4.4.13 - Debian Jessie 8.5

Version: 16-jun-2016
MicroSD contents for Acqua with and SSH installed.

To change the LCD panel rename the .dtb files inside the first microSD partition or modify the line panel section inside the .dts file and compile it as explained in this article.


How-to create a bootable microSD

A Linux Ubuntu PC is required

  • Format a microSD with gparted (read more) and mount it
  • Download the binaries
  • Uncompress the binaries to the microSD with the following commands:
$ tar -xvjpSf boot.tar.bz2 -C /media/$USER/boot 
$ sudo tar -xvjpSf rootfs.tar.bz2 -C /media/$USER/rootfs 
  • unmount the microsd and try it on your Acqua

Login data

  • Login: root Password: acmesystems

Create the binaries from sources

Defconfig and device tree used

Kernel Linux 3.10 - Debian Wheezy 7.7 - 12-dec-2014

General purpose image with:

How-to create a bootable microSD

  • Download and uncompress its contents
  • Write acqua.img on the microSD using:
  • On Windows: Win32 Disk Imager
  • On Linux: sudo dd if=acqua.img of=/dev/sdX where sdX is the microSD device
  • On Mac: sudo dd if=acqua.img of=/dev/diskN where diskN is the microSD device

Login data

  • SSH, and Debug port: user root password acmesystems

How-to create these binaries from scratch

Special notes

  • For Acqua A5 with 512 MB of RAM rename boot512.bin in boot.bin in the first partition mounted on /boot
  • The image contains just the first two partitions (KERNEL and rootfs) and uses just the first 1.8 GB. To add more space create a third partition to add in /etc/fstab or enlarge the rootfs partition size with gparted.
Bruna Mandolino