VAR-SOM-MX6 Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX6 / DART-MX6 / VAR-SOM-SOLO/DUAL Release Notes

Android n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-v1.1

1 Release Notes

Based on release Google: android-7.1.2_r9 NXP BSP: N7.1.2_2.0.0
Release tag n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-v1.1
Release date 3/13/2018
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX6 / DART-MX6 / VAR-SOM-SOLO/DUAL
SOM revision VAR-SOM-MX6 V2.x / VAR-SOM-SOLO / VAR-SOM-DUAL / DART-MX6
Carrier board revision v1.2 and higher
NXP BSP FTP android_N7.1.2_2.0.0_source.tar.gz
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/MX6x-android
Variscite BSP branch n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-var01
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-var01
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch imx_v2017.03_4.9.11_1.0.0_ga_var01
File System build system Android
Recovery SD card link mx6-som-recovery-sd.v91.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/VAR-SOM-MX6/Software/mx6-som-recovery-sd.v91.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
Second release (n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-v1.1, recovery SD card v91, 3/13/2018)
Create the GPT partition table during installation runtime, while adjusting the userdata partition size to the eMMC/SD card size and leaving appropriate bootloader reserve space on the SD card / DART-MX6 eMMC
Initial release (n7.1.2_2.0.0-ga-v1.0, recovery SD card v90, 1/17/2018)
Upgraded the Android code base from android-7.1.1_r13 to android-7.1.2_r9
Upgraded U-Boot from v2015.04 to v2017.03
Upgraded the kernel from v4.1.15 to v4.9.17
Upgraded the GPU driver from 6.2.0.p2 to 6.2.2.p1
Refine the Gralloc and HWC HAL
Enable the GPT partition to replace the MBR partition
Upgraded wl18xx-fw to 8.9.0.0.76 (WL R8.7_SP3)
Updated wpa_supplicant with WPA2 key replay security bug fix