SPEAR-MX8 rev changelog

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1 SPEAR-MX8 changelog

1.1 SPEAR-MX8 V1.4

1.1.1 Hardware Changes

Updated Board & SOM Design to support Analog Devices Inc Ethernet PHY.

Old Manufacturer Old MPN New Manufacturer New MPN
Qualcomm AR8033-AL1A-R /
AR8033-AL1B-R
Analog Devices Inc ADIN1300BCPZ

1.1.2 Software Changes

Variscite is updating all relevant software repositories and recommends impacted users to upgrade to the latest software version or to update their U-Boot and kernel to the latest commit ID of the branch they are already based on.
The following are the relevant patches:

Release U-Boot Kernel
Yocto Dunfell / B2Qt Dunfell / Debian Bullseye (kernel 5.4.142) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm-var-spear: fec: add 20ms phy-reset-post-delay
1) imx8_var_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Yocto Zeus (kernel 5.4.3) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
1) imx8_var_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Yocto Sumo / B2Qt Sumo / Debian Buster (kernel 4.14.98) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm_var_som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
1) net: fec: register ADIN1300 PHY fixup to configure rgmii
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Android 11.0.0_1.0.0 (kernel 5.4.47) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm-var-spear: fec: add 20ms phy-reset-post-delay
1) imx8_var_android_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Android 10.0.0_2.5.0 (kernel 5.4.47) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm-var-spear: fec: add 20ms phy-reset-post-delay
1) imx8_var_android_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Pie 9.0.0_2.0.0 (kernel 4.14.98) 1) variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
2) imx8qm_var_som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
1) net: fec: register ADIN1300 PHY fixup to configure rgmii
2) imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
Note: These patches are backward-compatible with the previous SOM revisions.