How do I install new firmware on Archos?
In order to install the new firmware, the “Update firmware” option needs to be selected by navigating up and down the items with the ‘volume up’ and ‘volume down’ buttons and then executing the selection with a short press on the power button.
Are there any legacy Archos multimedia firmwares in Sde?
These SDE firmwares do not contain any of the legacy ARCHOS multimedia software. Generations 6, 7, 8 SDE firmwares are based on the Ångström distribution (https://www.angstrom-distribution.org/) generated from a customized open embedded build ( https://wiki.openembedded.net/index.php/Main_Page ).
How do I install SDE on my Archos tablet?
This firmware is provided “as is” and is not supported by ARCHOS. The SDE firmware MUST be installed using the recovery menu. The recovery is triggered by powering on the device while pressing the ‘volume down’ button (or 3 consecutive short press on the power button for the A28).
How to uninstall Sde firmware on Archos Android?
Installing a new legacy (Android) ARCHOS firmware WILL NOT remove the SDE firmware. In order to uninstall the SDE, boot into the recovery using the Boot Menu, select “Developer Edition Menu”, then “Uninstall Developer Edition”. Important notices to be acknowledged before downloading and installing the SDE firmware:
Is there a warranty on Archos special Developer Edition?
Installing the Special Developer Edition firmware is considered by ARCHOS as a voiding of the warranty and ARCHOS declines all liability or responsibility for any issues resulting from installing this Special Developer Edition firmware.
Is there a real system image in Archos Sde?
Note that no real system image (e.g. Ångström distribution) is provided in this SDE firmware, there is only a small Linux kernel that display a logo on the screen and then reboots . (see http://gitorious.org/archos/archos-gpl-gen9/blobs/master/Readme_SDE.txt )