Banana Pi M2

Minimal, pure and up-to-date vanilla Debian/Ubuntu Linux SD card image for Banana Pi M2.


Board name
Banana Pi M2
Board maker
Sinovoip
SoC
Allwinner A31s
CPU
ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)

Install instructions

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).

wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER1.bin.gz
wget https://dl.sd-card-images.johang.se/PLACEHOLDER2.bin.gz
zcat boot.bin.gz debian.bin.gz > sd-card.img
dd if=sd-card.img of=/dev/sdXXX # ...where /dev/sdXXX is your SD card

When the dd command is done, put the SD card in your board and power it on. The board will boot up and assign itself an IP address using DHCP. The last part of the Debian/Ubuntu image filename is the default root password ("PLACEHOLDER" for this image).


Downloads for Banana Pi M2

Downloads relevant to Banana Pi M2.
File Description Build date Size
PLACEHOLDER Boot image U-Boot PLACEHOLDER TF-A PLACEHOLDER RPi boot FW PLACEHOLDER AML boot FW PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian oldstable/11.9 ("bullseye") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian stable/12.5 ("bookworm") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian testing ("trixie") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian unstable ("sid") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Debian experimental ("rc-buggy") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 20.04 LTS ("focal") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 22.04 LTS ("jammy") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 23.04 ("lunar") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 23.10 ("mantic") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.04 LTS ("noble") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER

Boards by Sinovoip

Boards made by Sinovoip.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Banana Pi M2 Sinovoip Allwinner A31s ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi BPI-R2 Pro Sinovoip Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Banana Pi M1 Sinovoip Allwinner A20 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M1+ Sinovoip Allwinner A20 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2 Berry Sinovoip Allwinner V40 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2 Pro Sinovoip Amlogic S905X3/S905Y3/S905D3 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Banana Pi M2 Ultra Sinovoip Allwinner R40 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2 Zero Sinovoip Allwinner H2+ ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2+ Sinovoip Allwinner H5 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Banana Pi M2+ H3 Sinovoip Allwinner H3 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2M Sinovoip Allwinner R16 ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M2S Sinovoip Amlogic S922X/A311D ARM Cortex A73/A53 (armv8)
Banana Pi M3 Sinovoip Allwinner A83T ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Banana Pi M5 Sinovoip Amlogic S905X3/S905Y3/S905D3 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Banana Pi M64 Sinovoip Allwinner A64 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)

Boards with Allwinner A31s

Boards with Allwinner A31s SoC.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
Banana Pi M2 Sinovoip Allwinner A31s ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
Primo81 MSI Allwinner A31s ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)
SinA31s Sinlinx Allwinner A31s ARM Cortex A7 (armv7)