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Variscite Kernel Configuration Guide
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Introduction After designing a custom carrier board for a Variscite System on Module, one of the first software tasks is to add support to the Linux kernel. This consists of: Adding a new device tree file to the Linux kernel A...
Getting Started with Variscite Device Trees
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Introduction After designing a custom carrier board for a Variscite System on Module, one of the first software tasks is to add support to the Linux kernel. This consists of: Adding a new device tree to the Linux kernel Adding...
Creating a Custom Yocto BSP Layer
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Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1. Overview This article demonstrates how to create a Yocto BSP layer for a custom carrier board designed for a Variscite SoM (System on Module). You will learn how to create a meta layer that compiles and ...
i.MX Device Tree Pinmux Settings Guide
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After designing and building a custom carrier board based on a Variscite i.MX System on Module, one of the first tasks for your software team will be to create a new device tree file for the Linux kernel. The device tree is responsible...
Variscite’s i.MX8-based System on Module Solutions:  How to choose the right SoM for your needs?
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Variscite's DART and VAR-SOM Pin2Pin System on Module product families offer a wide range of options, enabling cost and performance optimization. The i.MX 8 family includes a wide range of processors such as i.MX 8M, 8M-MINI, 8M...
WiFi certification of your end product using Variscite’s System-on-Module
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Variscite's System-on-Modules (SoMs) offer a variety of configuration options, including various CPU speed grades, memory/storage capacities, temperature grades, and several add-on features such as audio codec, Ethernet physical layer,...
How to subscribe to Variscite’s GitHub repositories to get real-time notifications
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Would you like to be the first to know about our software releases? Subscribe to Variscite's GitHub repositories to get real-time notifications about new System on Module software releases and additional updates. GitHub provides a fe...
Boot from USB
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Variscite now supports a new, highly demanded feature: Boot SPL and U-Boot from USB, using the imx_usb_loader utility. Introduction This open-source utility software by Boundary Devices allows to download and execute code on NXP i.MX...
DART-MX6 Evaluation Kit Guide
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Watch the unboxing of the DART-MX6 Development Kit, powered by NXP i.MX6 processor, and find out what's in the box? and how to set up the kit in less than 2 minutes? The VAR-DVK-DT6 and VAR-STK-DT6 Kits are compatible with Varis...
Comparative Overview: Variscite i.MX6 based SOM Solutions – Part 2
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By: Liron Kaplan, Konstantin Sinyuk What's in Part 2 of the article In part 2 of the article, we will compare core features such as: CPU, Multimedia, Connectivity, Networking, Mechanical Size, Power Consumption, and Operating System ...
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