Colibri VF50, VF61 Linux Images V2.1 Beta 2 now Available

Monday, December 16, 2013

LinuxWe are pleased to announce version 2.1 beta 2 release of the Colibri VF50/VF61 Linux BSPs for our NXP®/Freescale Vybrid based ARM computer on modules.

 

This release contains:

  • U-Boot 2011.12 boot loader
  • Linux 3.0.15 kernel, based on NXP®/Freescale TWR-VF65GS10 Timesys LinuxLink 2013-07-29
  • OpenEmbedded oe-core 2013.06 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment 

The beta 2 release adds initial support, missing features, and bug fixes, notably:

1. U-Boot:

  • U-boot universally used for Colibri VF50 as well as VF61.
  • Set specific ARM core clock (e.g. 400 vs. 500 MHz) as well as Linux machine id number.

2. Linux Kernel:

  • Kernel universally used for Colibri VF50 as well as VF61.
  • Fix VESA VGA display timing.
  • Add additional display resolutions for manual activation.
  • Enable watchdog configuration.
  • Implement internal temperature sensor exposed via /sys/class/hwmon/hwmon0/device/temp1_input.

3. rootfs / oe-core:

  • rootfs universally used for Colibri VF50 as well as VF61.

You can download this version from our product download server by clicking here.

U-Boot, Linux kernel sources, and OpenEmbedded metadata are available here.

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