The Bootloader

The bootloader is a program that will place the Omega’s operating system into memory. In our case we have UBoot boot manager that is pre-installed on the Omega2. It is a very handy and useful tool since it can be used recover the Omega’s firmware if it gets corrupted. You will be able to flash a new firmware to the Omega even if you cannot successfully boot into it’s OS.

This guide to the Bootloader will go over:

  • How to access the Bootloader on boot
  • How to flash the new firmware with Web Recovery Mode
  • How to flash the new firmware from USB storage
  • How to update the bootloader

Let’s get started!