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@jbanes jbanes released this Dec 20, 2019 · 24 commits to master since this release

How to install the RetroFW v2.0?

In order to make the RetroFW work in your device, you need download the correct firmware image before you flash it.

The devices differs in SoC revision (JZ4760(A) or JZ4760 B) and the LCD module being used. Download the firmware type according to the table below.

If there's more than one type suggested for your device model, try the first one listed. If it doesn't works, try the other one.
Don't worry: It will not soft brick your device. Just flash the SD card and try again.

Which firmware type should I use?

Check the type according to your device:

Device Firmware type
Retro Game v1.0 Type 1A
Retro Game v1.0 S Type 1A or Type 1B
Retro Game v2.0 Type 2A
Retro Game v2.1 Type 2A or Type 2B
Retro Game v3.0 Type 3B
Retro Game Plus (60Hz) Type 3B
Retro Game 300 Type 3B or Type 2B
Retro Game 300 IPS Type 5B
Retro Game Plus Anniversary Type 5B
Retro Game Plus IPS Type 5B
Retro Arcade 4.3v1.3 Type 4B
LDK (Horizontal) Type 2A
LDK (Square) Type 2B

And the devices according to the firmware type:

Firmware type SoC Screen Module Device
Type 1A JZ4760 AUO A030JTN01 320x480 Retro Game v1.0, Retro Game v2.0, Retro Game v1.0 S
Type 1B JZ4760B AUO A030JTN01 320x480 RetroGame v1.0 S
Type 2A JZ4760 INNOLUX EJ030NA-01B 320x480 RetroGame v2.1, LDK (Horizontal)
Type 2B JZ4760B INNOLUX EJ030NA-01B 320x480 Retro Game v2.1 B, Retro Game v3.0 B, LDK (Square), Retro Game 300
Type 3B JZ4760B LianKeWeiYe LKWY030A01 320x480 Retro Game v3.0 B, Retro Game Plus (60Hz), Retro Game 300
Type 4B JZ4760B Samsung LTP400WQF02 480x272 Retro Arcade 4.3v1.3
Type 5B JZ4760B Tony's custom Sharp IPS 320x480 Retro Game Plus Anniversary Edition, RG300 IPS, Retro Game+ IPS
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@jbanes jbanes released this Dec 20, 2019 · 27 commits to master since this release

The following starter packs are being provided to bootstrap your RetroFW 2.0 adventure! Just extract these into a top-level directory on your SD Card (e.g. "H:\Software"), put the SD Card in your RetroFW 2.0 machine, then select "Update opk links" from the menu to install then. Easy as pie!

Consoles Pack

  • FBA-320 (Arcade)
  • FBA-SDL (Arcade)
  • dingux-2600 (Atari 2600)
  • ProSystem OD (Atari 7800)
  • colem (Colecovision)
  • jzintv (Intellivision)
  • FCEUX (NES)
  • PocketSNES (SNES)
  • PicoDrive (Genesis)
  • GnGeo (NeoGeo)
  • dingux-vectrex (Vectrex)

Portable Systems Pack

  • Handy (Atari Lynx)
  • Pokemini (Pokemon Mini)
  • Gambatte (GB/GBC)
  • ReGBA (Gameboy Advance)
  • gpSP (Gameboy Advance)
  • race-od (NeoGeo Pocket)

Computers Pack

  • dingux-cap32 (Amstrad CPC)
  • dingux-atari (Atari 8-bit)
  • dingux-msx (MSX)
  • Speccy (ZX Spectrum)

Games Pack

  • Apricots
  • Arkanoid
  • Blockout 2
  • C-Dogs
  • Free Blocks
  • Hocoslamfy
  • Homing Fever
  • Hydra Castle Labyrinth
  • Just4Qix
  • Meritous
  • Mr. Drillux
  • Snowman
  • Sonic Robo Blast 2
  • Wizznic
  • xRick

Ports Pack

  • Cave Story
  • Descent Rebirth
  • Descent II Rebirth
  • Duke Nukem 3D (eDuke32)
  • Might and Magic II (FHeroes2)
  • Liero
  • Jazz the Jackrabbit (OpenJazz)
  • ScummVM (Adventure Games)

Utilities Pack

  • battlog
  • gpiotester
  • gpmark
  • iotester
  • ipu_tester
  • pixmassage
  • vsync_tester
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@jbanes jbanes released this Nov 8, 2019 · 37 commits to master since this release

Updated release of 1.2 to make it easier for new users to install the software. There are now install files for newer devices like the LDK and RG-300.

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@pingflood pingflood released this Mar 2, 2019 · 109 commits to master since this release

  • Fix boot lag due to bad behaved FAT32 partition in some uSD Cards.
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@pingflood pingflood released this Feb 24, 2019 · 123 commits to master since this release

retrofw

  • Rebuilt rootfs based on buildroot-2018.02.11
  • Add OGG support
  • exFAT support (experimental)
  • Add Python + PyGame libraries
  • Improved recovery mode
    • Improved automatic SD card resizing
    • Added file system check mode
  • Fix power off bug in Kernel
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