New Release: V2.3 Beta 3 Linux BSPs for Apalis and Colibri Modules

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Linux

Presenting our latest release - V2.3 Beta 3 Embedded Linux BSPs for Freescale® i.MX 6, NVIDIA® Tegra™ and Freescale® Vybrid
based modules.

Freescale® i.MX 6 based module (Apalis iMX6) Linux Release

The release contains: 

  • U-Boot 2014.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.10.17 kernel, based on Freescale's BSP release imx_3.10.17_1.0.1_ga  and patches from Boundary Devices
  • Yocto/OpenEmbedded daisy/2014.06 based root file system, using LXDE destop  environment

Notable updates in this release: 

  • Linux user-space: switched to ARMv7 hard-float Thumb2 builds (armv7at2hf-vfp-neon)
  • Added STMPE ADC driver using IIO framework
  • Allowed reading board temperature via STMPE ADC driver
  • Fixed PCIe by disabling RC/EP test mode
  • Fixed pixelclk polarity for EDT-WVGA panel
  • Optional RS485 handling

  

NVIDIA® Tegra™ 3 based modules (Apalis T30 and Colibri T30) Linux Release

The release contains: 

  • U-Boot 2014.10 boot loader
  • Linux 3.1.10 kernel, based on NVIDIA's Linux for Tegra (L4T) release R16.4
  • Yocto/OpenEmbedded daisy/2014.06 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

  Notable updates in this release: 

  • Linux user-space: switched to ARMv7 hard-float Thumb2 builds (armv7at2hf-vfp-neon)
  • Updated to mainline U-Boot 2014.10 with new partition layout and cbootimage/tegrarcm based update concept
  • Linux kernel: various analogue audio codec fixes/improvements noteworthy driver probe after reset
  • U-Boot: gigabit Ethernet over PCIe support for NFS boot functionality (Apalis T30)

  

NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 based module (Colibri T20) Linux Release

The release contains: 

  • U-Boot 2011.06 boot loader
  • Linux 3.1.10 kernel, based on NVIDIA's Linux for Tegra (L4T) release R16.4
  • Yocto/OpenEmbedded daisy/2014.06 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

 Notable updates in this release: 

  • Linux user-space: switched to ARMv7 hard-float Thumb2 builds (armv7at2hf-vfp)
  • Fixed YAFFS2 spinning when flush inodes

  

Freescale® Vybrid based module (Colibri VF61/ VF50) Linux Release

The release contains: 

  • U-Boot 2014.10 boot loader
  • Linux 3.0.15 kernel, based on Freescale TWR-VF65GS10 Timesys LinuxLink 2014-05-29 (ts2.17)
  • Yocto/OpenEmbedded daisy/2014.06 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

  Notable updates in this release:

  • Linux user-space: switched to ARMv7 hard-float Thumb2 builds (armv7at2hf-vfp-neon)
  • Update to mainline U-Boot 2014.10 with new partition layout

For more detailed information on this release, please refer to Linux Release V2.3 Beta 3 Release Notes

Download Information 

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