Yocto project is a framework for creating a Linux distributions for embedded devices. It's layering mechanism makes it easy to add Linux to new target devices highly customized for a particular platform; it can include custom start-up scripts, software packages built with a high degree of optimization for a particular architecture, and different user interfaces from full Gnome desktop to a simple a serial console.
This release is based on NXP BSP layer for Yocto framework. Variscite extends this layer to 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: var-som-mx8_SD_card_v11