VAR-SOM-MX8 Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8 Release Notes

Android 11.0.0_1.0.0-var-som-mx8_v1.0

1 Release Notes

Based on release Google: android-11.0.0_r4 NXP BSP: Android 11.0.0_1.0.0
Release tag android-11.0.0_1.0.0-var-som-mx8_v1.0
Release date 08/04/2021
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8
SOM revision VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8 v1.1 and higher
NXP BSP FTP imx-android-11.0.0_1.0.0.tar.gz
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/MX6x-android
Variscite BSP branch android-11.0.0_1.0.0-var01
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch android-11.0.0_1.0.0-var01
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.47_2.2.0_var01
File System build system Android
Recovery SD card link var-som-mx8-recovery-sd.v40.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-MX8/Software/var-som-mx8-recovery-sd.v40.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 Description
Release 1.0
Android 11.0.0 v1.0.0 (kernel 5.4.47) for VAR-SOM-MX8 and SPEAR-MX8
Known Issues
WiFi hotspot SSID broadcast not working reliably It is a known issue also on NXP's EVK
DisplayPort suspend/resume issue Link training fails for DP upon resume from suspend
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