VAR-SOM-MX8 Release Notes

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VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8 Release Notes

Yocto mx8-yocto-hardknott-5.10.72_2.2.1-v1.0

1 Release Notes

Based on release Yocto: Poky 3.3, BSP: FSLC 3.3, Linux: lf-5.10.y
Release tag mx8-yocto-hardknott-5.10.72_2.2.1-v1.0
Date 05/13/2022
Supported platforms VAR-SOM-MX8 / SPEAR-MX8
SOM revision v1.1 and higher
Variscite BSP git https://github.com/varigit/meta-variscite-bsp
Variscite BSP branch hardknott
Variscite BSP commit ID fbeed6069c927f6879293504d7af213312da1705
Kernel git https://github.com/varigit/linux-imx
Kernel branch lf-5.10.y_var04
Kernel commit ID 46e3c776e6b3769a16a6dd8ad57d0a25fc5aab15
U-Boot git https://github.com/varigit/uboot-imx
U-Boot branch lf_v2021.04_var03
U-Boot commit ID 860c409f68878b11845739f385b947a1ad59f394
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 Yocto Hardknott
Recovery SD card link mx8__yocto-hardknott-5.10.72_2.2.1-v1.0__android-11.0.0_1.0.0-v1.2.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/mx8__yocto-hardknott-5.10.72_2.2.1-v1.0__android-11.0.0_1.0.0-v1.2.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
Initial Yocto Hardknott release based on NXP lf-5.10.72_2.2.1 (kernel 5.10.72)
Known Issues
RPMSG Demos from U-Boot Starting from BSP 5.10.72 NXP stopped supporting Cortex-m firmwares loaded from U-Boot
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
USB Type-A ports don't work after resume from suspend in Linux on SPEAR-MX8 USB driver does not recognize USB devices behind the hub