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    Boot loader for new image

    Hi all,
    I have just got a new VU+ Ultra 4K running on Black Hole latest image (Yes I know) and I want to try VIX image do I need to replace the boot loader?

    Thanks johnasat2

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    Do you mean the Ultimo 4K? No bootloader just flash with the latest ViX image (ViX 5.1.011).


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    Hi Andy - Hazza,

    A quick reply thanks, yes it's the Ultimo 4K. So no boot loader installed then?

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    Welcome to the forum. You only ever need to install/flash a different boot loader if/when a manufacturer produces a new one. It is not a regular occurrence.

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    Hi,
    just for information there is a new (around 1 week) boot loader for Ultimo 4K as some customer complain about sudden GUI restarts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trial View Post
    Hi,
    just for information there is a new (around 1 week) boot loader for Ultimo 4K as some customer complain about sudden GUI restarts.

    ciao
    Hi,
    More confused now! So a bootloader is required!

    Are they all the same for the Ultimo 4K or different ones for different images especially if changing from say, BH to VIX?

    And where do I find the latest bootloader?

    Thanks johnasat2

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    Bootloaders are receiver specific not image specific. I don't see the Ultimo 4K bootloader on the openvix site. However that won't stop you installing Openvix. Just download the image and flash by USB - nothing else is required. Also don't update the bootloader unless required - the process does have its risks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ronand View Post
    Bootloaders are receiver specific not image specific. I don't see the Ultimo 4K bootloader on the openvix site. However that won't stop you installing Openvix. Just download the image and flash by USB - nothing else is required. Also don't update the bootloader unless required - the process does have its risks.
    Ok, thanks I have got it this time.

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