New Release:
Toradex BSP Layers and Reference Images for Yocto Project 6.6.0 Quarterly Release

segunda-feira, 29 de abril de 2024


We are pleased to announce the Toradex BSP Layers and Reference Images for Yocto Project 6.6.0 quarterly release.

Please read the previous release news for updates that also apply to this release.

Updates and Highlights

  • Verdin SoMs Support
    • Improve CAN interface names by adding network alternative name
  • Apalis Evaluation Board Support
    • Add support for Apalis Evaluation Board V1.2.
  • Verdin AM62 Support
    • Add USB Role Switch Support
    • Configure thermal threshold depending on the SoM on the temperature range (IT vs Commercial)
    • Add Heterogeneous Multi-core Processing (HMP) Support
    • Add Support for Verdin AM62 Solo 512MB V1.1B and Verdin AM62 Solo 512MB WB IT V1.1B
  • Non-WinCE i.MX 6 and i.MX 7 SoMs Support
    • Add Support for Apalis and Colibri i.MX 6 and i.MX 7-based SoMs without WinCE on BSP6
      Affected PIDs: 0077, 0078, 0079, 0080, 0081, 0082, 0083, 0084, 0085
  • Linux Kernel updates
    • Add experimental PREEMPT_RT distro variant for Verdin AM62 SoMs
    • For NXP i.MX-based SoMs, the Downstream Linux Kernel was updated to L5.15-2.2.2-imx
    • Add support for ExFAT on the BSP reference images
  • Updated Components
  • Bug fixes
    Consult our BSP Layers and Reference Images for Yocto Project Issue Tracker to learn more about all fixes.

Hardware Support

  • Volume products: Verdin iMX8M Plus, Apalis iMX6, Apalis iMX8, Colibri iMX6, Colibri iMX6ULL, Colibri iMX7, Colibri iMX8X, and Verdin iMX8M Mini
    This release is intended to be used in production for these modules.
  • Sample products: Verdin AM62
    Due to the hardware status of the sample products, this downstream-based release is intended for development. Only second-generation Verdin products are supported.

You can learn more about the software support in the roadmap for Apalis iMX8, Colibri iMX8X, Verdin iMX8M Plus, Verdin iMX8M Mini, and Verdin AM62.

Quarterly releases are production releases. We run a set of tests to validate them. Learn more about our release types from our Embedded Linux Support Strategy.

For more updates on this, see our Release Details.

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