Update Beaglebone firmware & kernel

Note: This process can leave your Beaglebone unable to boot if you run out of space in the / partition. If your Beaglebone is working, leave it alone.

Update Beaglebone kernel and firmware

Ensure at least 100 MB free / disk space via

df -h

Then, on the Beaglebone run the updater

cd /opt/scripts/tools

git pull

./update_kernel.sh

reboot Beaglebone

Reinstall Linux

If the Beaglebone is messed up, it may be necessary to reinstall Linux from scratch.