DART-MX8M Release Notes

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DART-MX8M Release Notes

Debian bullseye-5.4.85-mx8mq-v1.0

1 Release Notes

Based on release Debian: Bullseye 11, Linux Kernel: NXP 5.4-2.1.x-imx
Nature of release Variscite Release bullseye-5.4.85-mx8mq-v1.0
Release git https://github.com/varigit/debian-var
Release branch debian_bullseye_var01
Release tag imx8mq-var-dart-debian-bullseye-v1.0
Date 04/19/2021
Supported platforms DART-MX8M
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Carrier board revision v1.1 and higher
Embedded Linux Distribution Debian Bullseye
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01
Kernel commit ID 786d1c620c9279028a5c13770721c0be1db7ee95
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02
U-Boot commit ID 48cabcbc64484ca6c201746e526a11b4b43eb359
Cortex M4 U-Boot supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_DART-MX8M
Cortex M4 Linux remoteproc supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_DART-MX8M
Recovery SD card link dart-mx8mq-debian-bullseye-v1.0.img.gz

Note: Some web browsers have removed FTP support. Please see our FTP wiki page or download using the command line:

$ wget ftp://customerv:Variscite1@ftp.variscite.com/DART-MX8M/Software/debian/dart-mx8mq-debian-bullseye-v1.0.img.gz 

After downloading the image, visit our Recovery SD card guide to learn how to program a recovery SD card.

2 Change Log

Change List Description
Release 1.0
Debian Bullseye release with Linux kernel 5.4.85 All relevant DART-IMX8M packages were updated to match Yocto Dunfell
Linux kernel updates:
Upgraded to kernel version 5.4.85
U-Boot updates:
Upgraded to the imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02 branch
Debian build updates:
Clean-up /tmp in the rootfs after building the Linux kernel headers package
Refactored Debian package installation to three groups: base, graphics & gstreamer-multimedia
Updated imx-firmware version to 8.8
imx-atf: Build atf bl31.bin from source code from imx_5.4.24_2.1.0_var01 branch
imx-mkimage: Update patch to align to Yocto Dunfell