Getting Started with R1 - Banana Pi Wiki



Overview: BPI-R1 bananian linux

  The Banana Pi R1 is a router based Banana Pi running on the same SoC as the M1 Classic Pi.
  The R1 is a open hardware router that can run on a variety of open source operating systems including OpenWrt, Android, and Bananian. The R1 has slim router form factor with a bay for 2.5" HDDs. It also has 4 Gigabit LAN ports, 1 Gigabit WAN, and 300Mbs wireless N capabilities.

Key Features

  • Dual-core 1.0GHz CPU

  • 1 GB DDR3 memory

  • Mali-400 MP2 with Open GL ES 2.0/1.1

  • 4x Gigabit LAN 1x Gigabit WAN


Basic Development

Prepare to develop

 * Prepare 16G/above TF card, USB-Serial interface, Ubuntu System
 * Using your USB-Serial Connect debug console on R1

Load your first image on R1

 1.You could download latest image from our forum
 2.Install bpi-tools on your Ubuntu. If you can't access this URL or any other problems, please go to bpi-tools repo and install this tools manually.
 * apt-get install pv
 * curl -sL | sudo -E bash
 3.After you download the image, insert your TF card into your Ubuntu
 * Execute "bpi-copy xxx.img /dev/sdx" to install image on your TF card
 4.After step 3, then you can insert your TF card into R1, and press power button setup R1

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