ROCK 5B

Minimal, pure and up-to-date vanilla Debian/Ubuntu Linux SD card image for ROCK 5B.


Board name
ROCK 5B
Board maker
Radxa
SoC
Rockchip RK3588
CPU
ARM Cortex A76/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 5B

Downloads relevant to ROCK 5B.
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 Radxa

Boards made by Radxa.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
ROCK 5B Radxa Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
E25 Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
ROCK 3A Radxa Rockchip RK3568 ARM Cortex A55 (armv8)
ROCK 5A 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 RK3588

Boards with Rockchip RK3588 SoC.
Board Board maker SoC CPU
ROCK 5B Radxa Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
IO-NCM6A Edgeble Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
IO-NCM6B Edgeble Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
NanoPC-T6 FriendlyElec Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
Orange Pi 5 Xunlong Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
Orange Pi 5 Plus Xunlong Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
QuartzPro64 PINE64 Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
RK3588 EVB Rockchip Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)
ROCK 5A Radxa Rockchip RK3588 ARM Cortex A76/A55 (armv8)