ROCK 3A

Minimal, pure and up-to-date vanilla Debian/Ubuntu Linux SD card image for ROCK 3A.


Board name
ROCK 3A
Board maker
Radxa
SoC
Rockchip RK3568
CPU
ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)

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 ROCK 3A

Downloads relevant to ROCK 3A.
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 23.10 ("mantic") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.04 LTS ("noble") image Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER
PLACEHOLDER Ubuntu 24.10 ("oracular") image Experimental Kernel PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER PLACEHOLDER

Boards by Radxa

Boards made by Radxa.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
ROCK 3A Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
E25 Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
ROCK 5A Radxa Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
ROCK 5B Radxa Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
ROCK Pi 4 model B Radxa Rockchip RK3399 ARM Cortex A72/A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi 4 model C Radxa Rockchip RK3399 ARM Cortex A72/A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi 4 model C plus Radxa Rockchip RK3399 ARM Cortex A72/A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi 4 SE Radxa Rockchip RK3399 ARM Cortex A72/A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi E Radxa Rockchip RK3328 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi N10 Radxa Rockchip RK3399Pro ARM Cortex A72/A53 (armv8)
ROCK Pi N8 Radxa Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Rock2 Radxa Rockchip RK3288 ARM Cortex A17 (armv7)
Zero Radxa Amlogic S905X2/S905Y2/S905D2 ARM Cortex A53 (armv8)
Zero2 Radxa Amlogic S922X/A311D ARM Cortex A73/A53 (armv8)

Boards with Rockchip RK3568

Boards with Rockchip RK3568 SoC.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
ROCK 3A Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Banana Pi BPI-R2 Pro Sinovoip Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
E25 Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
LubanCat 2 EmbedFire Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Nano Pi R5C FriendlyElec Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
Nano Pi R5S FriendlyElec Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
ODROID M1 Hardkernel Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
RK3568 EVB Rockchip Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)