VAR-SOM-MX8 Debian

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VAR-SOM-MX8 Debian Buster 10

Debian project is a Linux distributions for embedded devices. Debian big varities of pre-built packages and easy to customization provides rapid prototyping with minimal efforts. This release is based on NXP BSP from Yocto and Debian 10 core libraries. Variscite adds packages and configuration support its i.MX8Q System On Module products: VAR-SOM-MX8 and SPEAR-MX8 (both are under the VAR-SOM-MX8 category of this Wiki).

Release version: buster-4.14.98-var-som-imx8-v1.1

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Test and use an Interface


  • In any "How-to" steps where manual steps to be executed on the target are mentioned, either the serial port or via ssh.
  • If a certain interface require changes in the kernel code, then after those changes are done the kernel image and device tree dtbs needs to be rebuilt and flashed on the SOM.