VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO Release Notes

Yocto dunfell-fslc-5.4-2.1.x-mx8mn-v1.7

1 Release Notes

Based on release Yocto: Poky 3.1, BSP: FSLC 3.1, Linux: 5.4-2.1.x-imx
Release tag dunfell-fslc-5.4-2.1.x-mx8mn-v1.7
Date 02/25/2022
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/meta-variscite-fslc
Variscite BSP branch dunfell
Variscite BSP commit ID 758e524e03fe50739e66882c722595254c976ba5
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01
Kernel commit ID c19da14f4040d6c3f60ab8d97c763262f7b42787
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 2c08669d9e69c202f3fde421fa3b6146b124f24e
Cortex M7 U-Boot supportMCUXPRESSO_2.10.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO
Cortex M7 Linux remoteproc supportMCUXPRESSO_2.10.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO
File System build system Yocto Dunfell
Recovery SD card link var-som-mx8mn-recovery-sd.v61.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 1.7
U-Boot: imx8mn-var-som: Add support for Analog Devices ADIN1300 PHY
kernel: MLK-25674 mmc: sdhci-esdhc-imx: remove command queue feature support
kernel: imx8_var_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
Release 1.6
meta-variscite-fslc: freertos-variscite: Add FreeRTOS 2.10.x support for imx8mn, imx8mm and imx8mq
kernel: imx8mn-var-som: update the polarity of OV5640 camera reset GPIO
kernel: imx8_var_defconfig: add full docker support
kernel: Introduce support for pcal6408 pcal6408 replaces tca6408 on DT8MCustomBoard rev. >= 2.1A
kernel: ads7846: fix the pressure_max setting
kernel: sn65dsi83: allow swapping LVDS Channel A/B
Release 1.5
Updated the kernel version from 5.4.85 to 5.4.142
Update Yocto meta layers to latest:

yocto/poky

yocto/meta-freescale

oe/meta-openembedded

oe/meta-python2

freescale/meta-freescale-3rdparty

freescale/meta-freescale-distro

freescale/Documentation

QT5/meta-qt5

sbabic/meta-swupdate

yocto/meta-virtualization

varigit/meta-variscite-fslc ||

linux-firmware: update TI WL18xx BT service pack to v4.7
linux-firmware: Update BT/Wi-Fi firmware for bc43xx to 8.5.0.7
linux-firmware: update TI WL18xx to WiFi FW 8.9.0.0.88
fsl-image-gui: Add libgpiod and libgpiod-tools
Release 1.4
systemd: add dependencies to avoid conflict between connman and systemd-networkd
Move bbappend to dynamic layers
psplash: switch to using png images for logo and bar
pm-utils: wifi: force connman/wpa_supplicant restart
Release 1.3
Fixed CAN controller pins The MCP2518FD driver does not use the TX-INT pin, so removed GPIO1_15 from the CAN controller pins
Release 1.2
Added support for VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO revision 1.3
Older VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO revisions need DTS adjustments for correct CAN operation See: VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI/NANO rev. 1.0/1.1/1.2 CAN bus support
Release 1.1
Upgraded to kernel version 5.4.85
Added support for VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO on Symphony-Board 1.4A
Removed support for VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO SOM rev. 1.0
Fixed occasional pulseaudio device initialization problems
Re-added packages available in previous Yocto releases
Added Jailhouse support
Release 1.0
Initial Yocto Dunfell release for VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO