How to Install OpenELEC Amlogic S905X VIM?
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1> Download the Win32DiskImager tool and install it on your PC.
Prepare a booting card:
1> Insert your TF card into your PC. It should appear as a new drive letter.
2> Run ‘Win32DiskImager’
3> Select the image file and verify the destination drive letter is correct, then click ‘write’ button:
4> When it is finished you can safely remove the TF card by right clicking on the drive in windows explorer and selecting eject.
Boot from TF card:
There are many different ways to boot from a TF card on Vim:
1> Long press the ‘Function’ button to boot from TF card.
2> Press ‘Function’ and ‘Power’ buttons at the same time to erase all the data/ROM on EMMC.
3> Typing ‘store init 3’ on u-boot terminal to erase the EMMC.
4> Force enter into ‘MaskRom mode’ first, then boot from TF card.
Tips: you might need to upgrade to latest ROM first before you try 1st & 2nd ways.
Tips: Vim will try boot from TF card if there is no OS on onboard EMMC storage, so both methods 2 & 3 are erasing OS/ROM on EMMC first, then boot from a bootable TF card.
1> OpenELEC official institutions:
2> Install OpenELEC on EMMC.
3> Other methods to enter into upgrade mode.