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How can I build "hikey_idt' binary for aarch64 machine?

I do not have a x86 machine runing linux when I’m on a business trip,but I still want to try to install linux on my hikey960;

I carry some single-borad computer(aarch64) with me,those computer can not run hikey_idt so I can not install linux to hikey960,I can Install Android system to hikey960 using those computer.

There is no source available for this tool so I’m afraid you cannot build it.

However, you might be able to run it using qemu user emulation. See https://wiki.debian.org/QemuUserEmulation for full details but the following should give you basic idea.

Be warned… I’ve checked this far enough to check that hikey-idt runs (i.e. I run it with arguments and I can see the program emit an appropriate error message), I have not checked that is actually works.

sudo apt install qemu binfmt-support qemu-user-static
sudo dpkg --add-architecture amd64
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libc6:amd64
wget http://http.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/h/hello/hello_2.10-1%2bb1_amd64.deb
dpkg -x hello_2.10-1+b1_amd64.deb /tmp/hello_amd64
/tmp/hello_amd64/usr/bin/hello 
git clone https://github.com/96boards-hikey/tools-images-hikey960
cd tools-images-hikey960/
./hikey_idt

I had to know if this trick really does work or not… and… success!

oak$ uname -a
Linux oak 4.14.0-rc5-arm64 #1 SMP Debian 4.14~rc5.linaro.239-1 (2017-10-20) aarch64 GNU/Linux
oak$ sudo ./hikey_idt -c config -p /dev/ttyUSB0
Config name: config
Port name: /dev/ttyUSB0
0: Image: ./sec_usb_xloader.img Downalod Address: 0x20000
1: Image: ./sec_uce_boot.img Downalod Address: 0x6a908000
2: Image: ./sec_fastboot.img Downalod Address: 0x1ac00000
Serial port open successfully!
Start downloading ./sec_usb_xloader.img@0x20000...
file total size 99584
downlaod address 0x20000
Finish downloading
Start downloading ./sec_uce_boot.img@0x6a908000...
file total size 23680
downlaod address 0x6a908000
Finish downloading
Start downloading ./sec_fastboot.img@0x1ac00000...
file total size 3430400
downlaod address 0x1ac00000
Finish downloading
oak$ sudo dmesg | tail
[54349.217307] usb 1-4: USB disconnect, device number 4
[54349.227583] option1 ttyUSB0: GSM modem (1-port) converter now disconnected from ttyUSB0
[54349.227636] option 1-4:1.0: device disconnected
[54350.307721] usb 1-4: new high-speed USB device number 5 using xhci_hcd
[54350.460060] usb 1-4: New USB device found, idVendor=18d1, idProduct=d00d
[54350.460068] usb 1-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[54350.460073] usb 1-4: Product: HI3650
[54350.460077] usb 1-4: Manufacturer: Fastboot2.0
[54350.460082] usb 1-4: SerialNumber: 4878578870000000
[54399.048270] usb 1-4: USB disconnect, device number 5
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Thank you very much for your tutorial with concrete and coplete operation steps,I already successfully executed ‘hikey_idt’ program with qemu simulator and flahsed linux to hikey960;
HDMI,USB,network is all worked normally,the following is my host machine’s print message in terminal:

linaro@linaro-alip:~/qemu/tools-images-hikey960$ uname -a
Linux linaro-alip 3.10.52-linaro-bubblegum #22 SMP PREEMPT Fri Apr 15 11:21:43 CST 2016 aarch64 GNU/Linux
linaro@linaro-alip:~/qemu/tools-images-hikey960$
linaro@linaro-alip:~/qemu/tools-images-hikey960$ sudo ./hikey_idt -c config -p /dev/ttyUSB0
Config name: config
Port name: /dev/ttyUSB0
0: Image: ./sec_usb_xloader.img Downalod Address: 0x20000
1: Image: ./sec_uce_boot.img Downalod Address: 0x6a908000
2: Image: ./sec_fastboot.img Downalod Address: 0x1ac00000
Serial port open successfully!
Start downloading ./sec_usb_xloader.img@0x20000…
file total size 99584
downlaod address 0x20000
Finish downloading
Start downloading ./sec_uce_boot.img@0x6a908000…
file total size 23680
downlaod address 0x6a908000
Finish downloading
Start downloading ./sec_fastboot.img@0x1ac00000…
file total size 3430400
downlaod address 0x1ac00000
Finish downloading
linaro@linaro-alip:~/qemu/tools-images-hikey960$

After that,I following How can we deploy latest image with UEFI on hikey960? and ’tools-images-hikey960/install-prebuilt-uefi/hikey960-efi-prebuilt.sh‘ installed linux and it works normally. Via ssh connection,I can use my my hikey960:

login as: root
root@hikey960:~#
root@hikey960:~# ifconfig
docker0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 02:42:39:49:5F:F5
inet addr:172.17.0.1 Bcast:0.0.0.0 Mask:255.255.0.0
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:E0:4C:36:03:A8
inet addr:192.168.31.190 Bcast:192.168.31.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::2e0:4cff:fe36:3a8%4817440/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:270 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:170 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:24142 (23.5 KiB) TX bytes:21203 (20.7 KiB)

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1%4817440/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:65536 Metric:1
RX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:10 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:672 (672.0 B) TX bytes:672 (672.0 B)
root@hikey960:~# lsusb
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:8152 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 1a40:0101 Terminus Technology Inc. Hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0424:5734 Standard Microsystems Corp.
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0424:2740 Standard Microsystems Corp.
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:2734 Standard Microsystems Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
root@hikey960:~# login as: root
Password:

With this success of qemu simulation,I can do more work wich need x86 machine before,the x86 computer used as server and production machine became optional and I can throw down it;