Kodi / XBMC for Wandboard
How to make an Kodi (XBMC) SD card for the Wandboard
First, download the rootfs from http://download.geexbox.org/snapshots/
Choose rootfs named geexbox-devel-20150507-r7ff0910.cuboxi.tar.xz
SD card creation
Step 1. Build u-boot bootloader.
Clone u-boot from https://github.com/wandboard-org/u-boot-fslc.git Build u-boot from (We use the SPL u-boot, since that can boot on all Wandboard variants)
Step 2. Prepare kernel
Build kernel as a zImage from https://github.com/wandboard-org/linux
make wandboard_defconfig make zImage
Step 3. Prepare device tree
Build kernel dtb from https://github.com/wandboard-org/linux
Step 4. Partition the SD card Partition your SD card in two partitions, but leave some space before your first partition, around 128kB is more than enough.
partition 1: 8MB for fat16 format, then set boot mode using fdisk. partition 2: rest of size for ext4 format.
Step 5. Format SD card Format /dev/sdx1 as FAT16 and ext4 type for /dev/sdx2.
Step 6 Make SD card bootable
Copy SPL image to the unpartitioned are before the first partition using command the command:
- sudo dd if=SPL of=/dev/sdX bs=1k seek=1 oflag=dsync
Copy u-boot.img, zImage, wandboard dtb files into /dev/sdx1
Step 7. Prepare rootfs
Extract Geexbox rootfs tar file to /dev/sdx2