Release date: 13/10/2019

Variscite is pleased to inform about a new Debian release with Docker support for Variscite’s VAR-SOM-MX8X System on Module.

Modules: VAR-SOM-MX8X

Release: imx8qxp-var-som-debian-recovery-sd.v12


  • Filesystem:
    Debian Buster
  • Linux kernel:
    Variscite imx_4.14.98_2.0.0_ga_var01 release (based on official NXP release imx_4.14.98_2.0.0_ga, which is based on Linux 4.14.98)
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite imx_v2018.03_4.14.98_2.0.0_ga_var01 release (based on official NXP release imx_v2018.03_4.14.98_2.0.0_ga, which is based on U-Boot v2018.03)


Noteworthy updates:

Release v1.2

  • Added Docker support
  • Added support for OV5640 parallel CSI sensor
  • Set the MAC address also for the 2nd Ethernet interface
  • U-Boot: Added flexibility to mmc part selection
  • Added rng-tools
  • Disabled the hostapd service by default (as wpa_supplicant is enabled)

Release v1.1

  • Bluetooth audio support
  • Media automount support
  • Use legacy iptables by default
  • Power management fixes

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