NEO U22-XJ: 006A FW (20210222) - Root Switch Version [this is not a bugtracker!]

#22
Going by John's initial post with the announcement of the FW 006A, which is the Rooted version, not the FW006 which is the original "Non-Rooted" version. Have I got it wrong?!
To clarify, the root switch that was included on earlier firmware versions has been removed.
We now have two firmware versions - non-rooted (released via OTA) and rooted (must be manually installed).
 
#23
@ MINIX - John Hi John, I downloaded the 3-items: Amlogic USB Tool, and the .7z file. But the usb tool is looking for a .img file. Please advise. thanks much
 
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#25
Hey pusb87, thanks. I know you want to help, but I do appreciate if you just take it easy a bit on the sarcasm!
It appears that a .7z file is not extractable in Windows for it to Unzip!!!
It is clear that I am NOT doing it correctly, since apparently other people have had no problem with it!
These are the steps have taken that hasn't worked:

- Formated USB NTFS
- Downloaded the .7z compressed file to Android
- Unzipped the file in Android
- Copied the .img to the USB
- Inserted the USB stick onto windows laptop
- Opened the Amlogic USB Burning Tool app
- Clicked on File, Import
- Pointed it to the USB drive to execute the .img file
- But Windows does not see the .img file
So could you please tell me how to Extract a Linux zip-file in Windows environment for the Amlogic USB Burning Tool to see it, if that is what i need to do
Thanks much
 
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pusb87

Trusted Helper
#26
Hey pusb87, thanks. I know you want to help, but I do appreciate if you just take it easy a bit on the sarcasm!
It appears that a .7z file is not extractable in Windows for it to Unzip!!!
It is clear that I am NOT doing it correctly, since apparently other people have had no problem with it!
These are the steps have taken that hasn't worked:

- Formated USB NTFS
- Downloaded the .7z compressed file to Android
- Unzipped the file in Android
- Copied the .img to the USB
- Inserted the USB stick onto windows laptop
- Opened the Amlogic USB Burning Tool app
- Clicked on File, Import
- Pointed it to the USB drive to execute the .img file
- But Windows does not see the .img file
So could you please tell me how to Extract a Linux zip-file in Windows environment for the Amlogic USB Burning Tool to see it, if that is what i need to do
Thanks much
download the .7z file and usb burning tool zip files on your windows pc
I always use winrar to extract compressed files but i thought windows can do it natively, maybe not :unsure:
 

notrui

Trusted Helper
#27
Hey pusb87, thanks. I know you want to help, but I do appreciate if you just take it easy a bit on the sarcasm!
It appears that a .7z file is not extractable in Windows for it to Unzip!!!
It is clear that I am NOT doing it correctly, since apparently other people have had no problem with it!
These are the steps have taken that hasn't worked:

- Formated USB NTFS
- Downloaded the .7z compressed file to Android
- Unzipped the file in Android
- Copied the .img to the USB
- Inserted the USB stick onto windows laptop
- Opened the Amlogic USB Burning Tool app
- Clicked on File, Import
- Pointed it to the USB drive to execute the .img file
- But Windows does not see the .img file
So could you please tell me how to Extract a Linux zip-file in Windows environment for the Amlogic USB Burning Tool to see it, if that is what i need to do
Thanks much
Instructions (some steps) to flash firmware: (any rooted or unrooted firmware, manual flash)
1-Install winrar to your PC, you don´t need any USB flash drive
https://www.win-rar.com/download.html?L=0
Choose winrar 64 bits (If your PC is 64bits)
2-Choose, download the firmware that you need (1-rooted or 2-unrooted) to your PC and extract the file.
https://theminixforum.com/index.php...switch-version-this-is-not-a-bugtracker.3739/
https://theminixforum.com/index.php...w-20210203-bugtracker-ota-now-available.3722/
3- Read this file:
https://theminixforum.com/index.php...-firmware-installation-instructions-pdf.3114/
After you install winrar , usb burning tool and download firmware follow the minix instructions pdf file
4-Enjoy :)

Note:
If you need one pdf reader:
1- Install sumatra pdf
https://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/download-free-pdf-viewer.html
 
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#29
I managed to extract the .7z, and got a .img file. But the Burning Tool doesn’t show any files to start the process. Instead, it pulls up a parse error corrupted message. I might be wrong, but I think the .7z somehow got corrupted during the extracting process! Please advise. Thanks much.
 
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ArcticWolf

Trusted Helper
#30
I managed to extract the .7z, and got a .img file. But the Burning Tool doesn’t show any files to start the process. Instead, it pulls up a parse error corrupted message. I might be wrong, but I think the .7z somehow got corrupted during the extracting process! Please advise. Thanks much.
Download the firmware package again & try extracting the image again with 7zip in case the first you downloaded suffered some sort of corruption.
 
#31
John, Villa, Marty, and all of you cool cats @Minix who went out of your way to help. I am up and running on "Built FW-006A Root". Villa, the .img file that I had extracted was in-fact corrupt. The 7-zip was the one that gave me the .img that fired-up instantly! I am stoked! So far so good. Hopefully, this is the last you'll hear from me, at least for now. Cheers to dudes @Minix
 
#32
OK. so before I try this manual install FW 006A Root Switch version, will this fix its not working, here in Oz, with Foxtel Go? Previously even tho the switch was there, Foxtel still said "Box is rooted" !?
 

Villa

Administrator
#33
OK. so before I try this manual install FW 006A Root Switch version, will this fix its not working, here in Oz, with Foxtel Go? Previously even tho the switch was there, Foxtel still said "Box is rooted" !?
Only install his version if you need root!
 

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