There are three ways to install Hiveon ASIC firmware for S17, S17 Pro, S17+ and S17E — everything depends on the stock firmware release date. We will cover all the options, so you will be able to install Hiveon ASIC firmware quickly and easily.
Please note, that all the manual steps which involve using BTCTOOLS can be done via ASIC’s web interface (BTCTOOLS is usually used for a large number of devices).
1 .Download and unzip the following archive: http://download.hiveos.farm/asic/repo/fw/Antminer/s9k-s9se-st15-st17-installer.zip.
For S17 and S17 Pro, we offer the same firmware file. It can be downloaded here: http://download.hiveos.farm/asic/s17/Antminer-S17-S17pro-s17p-Hiveon.tar.gz
Now, let’s talk about 3 ways of installation in detail.
In this case you will need an image for the SD card. Find the instruction here.
We do not recommend to upgrade Antminer devices to the latest official firmware, as Bitmain doesn’t allow to install custom firmware.