New Release: V2.4 Beta 1 Linux BSPs for Apalis and Colibri modules

Friday, May 22, 2015

Linux

We are pleased to announce the release V2.4 Beta 1 Linux® BSPs for Apalis and Colibri modules.

The notable updates that are applicable to all modules are:

      • Update to U-Boot 2015.04
      • Update to Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7

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
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • Linux kernel:
    • Fix eMMC issues by retrying commands up to 10 times
    • Camera fixes
    • Updated gigabit Ethernet driver
  • Linux user-space: libgstomx fix to validate input frame rate

Apalis iMX6

The release contains

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.10.17 kernel, based on Freescale's BSP release imx_3.10.17_1.0.2_ga and patches from Boundary Devices
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • U-Boot: pass board information through device-tree
  • Linux kernel: support for analog camera module (ACM)

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
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • Linux kernel:
    • Fix eMMC issues by retrying commands up to 10 times
    • Camera fixes
  • Linux user-space: libgstomx fix to validate input frame rate

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
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • U-Boot:
    • cbootimage/tegrarcm based update concept
    • New NAND BCH ECC configuration able to fix up to 16 errors per 512 bytes
  • Linux kernel:
    • Updated MTD/UBI/UBIFS subsystem (infradead.org ubifs-v3.1 backport)
    • New NAND BCH ECC configuration able to fix up to 16 errors per 512 bytes
  •  Linux user-space: migrate from YAFFS2 to UBIFS

Colibri iMX6

The release contains

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 3.10.17 kernel, based on Freescale's BSP release imx_3.10.17_1.0.2_ga and patches from Boundary Devices
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • U-Boot: pass board information through device-tree
  • Linux kernel: optional support for analog camera module (ACM)

Colibri VF61/VF50

The release contains

  • U-Boot 2015.04 boot loader
  • Linux 4.0.2 kernel
  • Ångström 2014.12/OpenEmbedded dizzy/Yocto 1.7 based root file system, using LXDE desktop environment

The notable updates are

  • U-Boot:
    • New standard NAND ECC format which is able to fix up to 32-errors per page
    • Pass board information through device-tree
    • Splash screen support
  • Linux kernel:
    • Update to 4.0.2 stable Linux kernel
    • Add audio capture support on Colibri VF61 (AC97)
    • Use configfs for USB Gadget configuration

Download Information 

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