VAR-SOM-MX8 Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8 Release Notes

Yocto zeus-fsl-5.4.3-mx8-v1.2

1 Release Notes

Based on release Yocto: Poky 3.0, BSP: NXP L5.4.3-1.0.0, Linux: lf-5.4.y
Nature of release Variscite Release zeus-fsl-5.4.3-mx8-v1.2
Release tag zeus-fsl-5.4.3-mx8-v1.2
Date 12/21/2020
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Carrier board revision v1.4 and higher
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/meta-variscite-imx
Variscite BSP branch zeus-imx-5.4.3-var01
Variscite BSP commit ID 9ff250bc754f0beca60ebae3231c0e29cf7e53e4
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch lf-5.4.y_var01
Kernel commit ID b40ccfdb73ea624fed5b98ff56ce494e8807392c
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch lf-5.4.y_v2019.04_var01
U-Boot commit ID bcdb05a53ea1946cb218cce784946fd03846b89d
File System build system Yocto Zeus
Recovery SD card link var-som-mx8-recovery-sd.v22.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 1.2
U-Boot: Fixed Ethernet issues
U-Boot: Re-added SPL and support for 2/8 GB RAM
SCFW: Upgraded to version 1.2.10
kernel: Added support for resuming from suspend using touch/GPIOs
meta-layer: Updated bc43xx Bluetooth/Wi-Fi firmware to 8.2.0.16
Release 1.1
Ethernet phy1 fix for Symphony-Board rev. 1.4
Release 1.0
Initial Yocto Zeus release for VAR-SOM-MX8 and SPEAR-MX8
Known Issues
HDMI and DP suspend/resume crash Using HDMI or DP display, resume from suspend ends up in a kernel crash
USB Type-A ports are not supported in U-Boot on SPEAR-MX8 U-Boot USB driver does not recognize USB devices behind the hub