VAR-SOM-MX8 Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8 Release Notes

Boot2Qt mx8-b2qt-dunfell-5.4-2.1.x-v1.2

1 Release Notes

Based on release B2Qt Dunfell, Poky 3.1, BSP: NXP 5.4.24_2.1.0, Linux: 5.4-2.1.x-imx
Release git
Release tag mx8-b2qt-dunfell-5.4-2.1.x-v1.2
Release Branch dunfell-var01
Date 07/06/2022
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Embedded Linux Distribution B2Qt Community BSP Dunfell 3.1 based
B2Qt Community BSP link
Qt version 6.0.4
Kernel git
Kernel branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01
U-Boot git
U-Boot branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02
Cortex M4 U-Boot supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8
Cortex M4 Linux remoteproc supportMCUXPRESSO_2.9.0_V1.0_VAR-SOM-MX8
File System build system B2Qt Dunfell
Recovery SD card link mx8-b2qt-dunfell-5.4-2.1.x-v1.2.img.gz

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2 Change Log

Change List
Release 1.2
imx8qm_var_som: enable RX clock delay for symphony ar8033
imx8qm_var_som: fec2: add new properties to align with Hardknott release
imx8qm_var_som: fec1: tune phy-reset-post-delay with proper value
variscite: extcon-ptn5150: add ptn5150 driver
imx8qm-var-spear: fec: add 20ms phy-reset-post-delay
variscite: eth: ADIN1300: Disable RGMII RX clock delay
imx8qm-var-som: fix lvds_backlight_hog
imx8qm_var_som: drop unused board_rev environment variable
variscite: imx8_eeprom: drop VAR_EEPROM_F_LVDS and cleanup indentation
imx8qm-var-som: configure symphony adi,phy-mode-overide to rgmii
imx8qm-var-som: ethphy1: remove no need rx-internal-delay-ps property
MLK-14644 PCI: imx: toggle the perst after the release of rc's reset
imx8qm-var-som: fec: add phy-reset-post-delay
net: phy: adin: add adi,phy-mode-override property
imx8_var_defconfig: enable docker requirements
imx8qm-var-som: dts: ethphy1: Add support for ADIN1300 PHY for VAR-SOM
MLK-25674 mmc: sdhci-esdhc-imx: remove command queue feature support
imx8_var_defconfig: enable driver for ADIN PHY
imx8qm-var-som: refactor to drop imx8qp-var-common.dtsi
Release 1.1
imx8qm-var-som: Introduce support for the i.MX8QP SoC
imx8qm-var-som: Provide som_wifi kernel argument
imx8: ahab: Only compile ahab.c for u-boot
imx8 soms: Add USE_EMMC_BOOT_PART config to use user partition for fastboot
Update kernel from version 5.4.85 to 5.4.142
imx8_var_defconfig: add full docker support
imx8qm-var-som: Introduce support for the i.MX8QP SoC
imx8qm-var-som: enable internal pullups for i2c0, i2c1, i2c3, i2c4
Revert "MLK-14801 input: touch: ads7846: fix the pressure_max setting"
sn65dsi83: Add device tree property to swap LVDS Channel A/B
imx8qm-var-spear: Adjust usb hsic pad settings
ARM: configs: Variscite: Enable USB_HSIC_USB3053
ARM: configs: Variscite: disable EVBUG module
ARM64: dts: imx8: Variscite: add WM8904 DRC support for all SoMs
ASoC: wm8904: extend device tree support
Update Qt from version 6.0.3 to 6.0.4
manifest: meta-variscite-fslc: Update to latest
b2qt-embedded-qt6-image: Add libgpiod and libgpiod-tools
b2qt-embedded-qt5-image: allow disabling virtual terminals
Variscite: mask linux-firmware bbappend in meta-boot2qt-distro
Merge branch '6.0' into dunfell-var01
Release 1.0
First Release