New Release: V2.5 Beta 3 Linux BSPs for Apalis and Colibri modules

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Linux

We are pleased to announce the release: V2.5 Beta 3 Linux BSPs for Apalis and Colibri modules.

The notable updates that are applicable for all modules:

      • support our new LM006 USB Wi-Fi stick
      • use new Toradex feed server as default feed URI

Apalis iMX6

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.14.28 kernel, based on Freescale's BSP release imx_3.14.28_1.0.0_ga and patches from Boundary Devices
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • Linux kernel:
    • adapt to changed ldb driver (LVDS)
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd
  • Update scripts:
    • re-introduce update_uboot_it applicable for Apalis iMX6 IT modules

Apalis T30

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.1.10 kernel, based on NVIDIA's Linux for Tegra (L4T) release R16.5
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • U-Boot boot loader:
    • disable delete-null-pointer-checks compiler flag fixing memory test crashes
  • Linux kernel:
    • add multitouch HID support
    • ADV7280 V4L2 integration e.g. for new Toradex ACA V2.x (formerly ACM)
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd

Colibri iMX6

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.14.28 kernel, based on Freescale's BSP release imx_3.14.28_1.0.0_ga and patches from Boundary Devices
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • U-Boot boot loader:
    • use is_cpu_type() to detect module type as relying on RAM size might fail on Colibri iMX6 if DCD is not yet updated to 64-bit DDR bus on Colibri iMX6DL
    • clear flags for special PHY modes on phy_reset() to fix Ethernet after rebooting from Linux
  • Linux kernel:
    • fix power off by stop mode avoiding stack trace
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd
  • Update scripts:
    • move partconf setting to be done last to avoid any issues when migrating from V2.4

Colibri T20

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.1.10 kernel, based on NVIDIA's Linux for Tegra (L4T) release R16.5
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • U-Boot boot loader:
    • disable delete-null-pointer-checks compiler flag fixing memory test crashes
  • Linux kernel:
    • add multitouch HID support
    • ADV7280 V4L2 integration e.g. for new Toradex ACA V2.x (formerly ACM)
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd

Colibri T30

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.1.10 kernel, based on NVIDIA's Linux for Tegra (L4T) release R16.5
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • U-Boot boot loader:
    • disable delete-null-pointer-checks compiler flag fixing memory test crashes
  • Linux kernel:
    • add multitouch HID support
    • ADV7280 V4L2 integration e.g. for new Toradex ACA V2.x (formerly ACM)
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd

Colibri VF50/VF61

The release contains:

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 4.1.15 LTS kernel
  • Angstrom 2015.06/OpenEmbedded fido/Yocto 1.8 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are:

  • Linux kernel:
    • enable PPP and USB ACM support e.g. for Telit 910 modem
    • add multitouch HID and RAWHID support
    • fix CTAR Register access in DSPI driver
    • updated to 4.1.15 LTS long term stable Linux kernel
  • Linux user-space:
    • make sure USB RNDIS Gadget is started before networkd

Download Information 

To find out more about the Toradex Apalis and Colibri Computer-on-Module families, visit:

For more information please visit us at: www.toradex.com

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