DART-MX8M Release Notes

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DART-MX8M Release Notes

Debian buster-4.19.35-mx8mq-v3.1

1 Release Notes

Based on release Debian: Buster 10, Linux Kernel: NXP imx_4.19.35_1.0.0
Nature of release Variscite Release buster-4.19.35-mx8mq-v3.1
Release git https://github.com/varigit/debian-var
Release branch debian_buster_var02
Release tag mx8m-dart-debian-buster-sd.v31
Date 12/16/2020
Supported platforms DART-MX8M
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Carrier board revision v1.1 and higher
Embedded Linux Distribution Debian Buster
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch imx_4.19.35_1.1.0_var01
Kernel commit ID 21e085e2c74469e23da5b7b34a9d515635313c65
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch imx_v2019.04_4.19.35_1.1.0-var01
U-Boot commit ID 54b5b2e0604ed6d3de2dfd4de7414a1c31e9f2f4
Recovery SD card link mx8mq-dart-debian-recovery-sd.v31.img.gz

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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 3.1
Updated bc43xx BT/WiFi firmware to Laird release 8.2.0.16
Linux kernel updates:
Updated VDD_GPU voltage This solves GPU instability issues seen on a small percentage of SOMs
MLK-22694: arch64: dts: fsl-imx8mq: Move src for dsi nodes and add lcdif clock
MLK-22694: imx: nwl_dsi-imx: Move mipi resets for i.MX8MQ
Release 3.0
U-Boot updates:
Update to latest 2019.04_4.19.35_1.1.0 branch
Linux kernel updates:
Update to latest kernel 4.19.35_1.1.0 branch
Dual Display Support LVDS, LVDS + DP, LVDS + HDMI combination supported
Debian build updates:
Align mx8_install_debian.sh to latest mx8_install_yocto.sh
Rename imx8m-var-dart machine to imx8mq-var-dart
Multimedia gstreamer packages updated to 1.16 version
GPU SDK support
WIFI and BT firmware update to latest release 7.0.0.142
Power management updates
Building imx-atf from source code
Release 2.3
U-Boot updates:
MLK-20966 TMU: Fix for temperature out of range
Bug fixes for cma allocation
Linux kernel updates:
MLK-23305 Fix the incorrect voltage scaling
Move M4 reserved RAM at 0x7e000000
Move rpmsg area at 0x40000000
Debian build updates:
Rename debian-emmc.sh -> install_debian.sh
Fix missing cb12 dtb installation for DT8MCustomBoard V1.2 & V1.1
Update blacklist.conf for eMMC/fec modules
WiFi qemu-arm64 usleep fix to support usleep command on rootfs
Update default qemu-arm64 to 4.1.1 to fix openssh-server installation
Use proper fw_utils and machine specific fw_env.config files
Restructure build script to support unified 32bit vs 64 bit compilation
Release 2.2
Linux kernel: Added Docker support
U-Boot: Added flexibility to mmc part selection
Added rng-tools
Disabled the hostapd service by default (as wpa_supplicant is enabled)
Release 2.1
Use legacy iptables by default
Bluetooth audio support
Automount media support
Power management fixes
Multimedia fixes
CAN FD support
Release 2.0
Initial Debian Buster release