VAR-SOM-MX8X Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8X Release Notes

Yocto dunfell-fslc-5.4-2.1.x-mx8x-v1.3

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-mx8x-v1.3
Date 09/09/2021
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8X
SOM revision v1.1 and higher (B0/C0)
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/meta-variscite-fslc
Variscite BSP branch dunfell
Variscite BSP commit ID 952c2f7425fbfa7bbf676be085f3a435c9a7a2f3
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01
Kernel commit ID d471d2a4215c17f76de0ed13af578164d5287b1d
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 b3eb88c9fe46ee45371051092298f1cf3e686dfb
Cortex M4 U-Boot supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8X
Cortex M4 Linux remoteproc supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8X
File System build system Yocto Dunfell
Recovery SD card link var-som-mx8x-recovery-sd.v41.img.gz
var-som-mx8xb0-recovery-sd.v41.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-MX8X/Software/var-som-mx8x-recovery-sd.v41.img.gz 
or, for the i.MX8X rev. B0 image:
$ wget ftp://customerv:Variscite1@ftp.variscite.com/VAR-SOM-MX8X/Software/var-som-mx8xb0-recovery-sd.v41.img.gz

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

2 Change Log

Release 1.3
Updated Kernel 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 1.2
wm8904: extend device tree support Re-work DMIC support to address low volume issue
Add dedicated wakeup support Enable wakeup-source from Capacitive touch and pca9534 gpio-keys
fec1: add phy-reset-on-resume property Fix occasional eth0 fail upon resume from suspend
Release 1.1
Add support for VAR-SOM-MX8X with 1GB of RAM
Disable parallel_csi for m4 device tree
MLK-24874-1: include: uapi: fmd: fix the UAPI_HEADER_TEST/install failure
Pca953x: Disable PM routines
OV5640 mipi v2: Add deferred probe support for power and reset GPIOs
Moved i2c4 node in the apprpriate dts Reorganized i2c4 node
MLK-24997 remoteproc: imx_rproc: merge TCML/U
MLK-24892 remoteproc: imx_rproc: correct ddr alias for i.MX8M
Disable audmix node
Fix inconsistent clock handling for snvs_pwrkey during suspend/resume
MLK-23940-2 rtc: snvs: Add necessary clock operations for RTC APIs
MLK-23940-1 rtc: snvs: Make SNVS clock always prepared
Wifi: force connman/wpa_supplicant restart upon wakeup
Hostapd: disable the service when using sysvinit
Bluez-alsa Replace pulseaudio with bluez-alsa

Play audio over Bluetooth using alsa without pulseaudio

libubootenv Allow U-Boot commands up to 4096 chars
Release 1.0
Initial Yocto Dunfell release for VAR-SOM-MX8X
Fixed occasional pulseaudio device initialization problems