Release date: 9/17/2020

Variscite is pleased to inform about the Debian Buster v2.1 release for its i.MX8M Mini modules.


Release: mx8mm-dart-debian-recovery-sd.v21


  • Filesystem:
    Debian Buster 10.5
  • Linux kernel:
    Variscite imx_4.19.35_1.1.0_var01 branch (based on NXP branch imx_4.19.35_1.1.0, which is based on Linux 4.19.35).
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite imx_v2019.04_4.19.35_1.1.0-var01 branch (based on NXP branch imx_v2019.04_4.19.35_1.1.0, which is based on U-Boot v2019.04).

Noteworthy updates:

Release v2.1


  • Fixed M4 binary loading when using the TCM
  • SPL: Disabled the SD card detect pin

Linux kernel:

  • Corrected LDO1/LDO2 voltage for DART-MX8M-MINI and VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI (Based on MLK-23275-1 by NXP)

Debian build updates:

  • Debian 10.5 update: fixed broken dependencies that removes imx-gpu-sdk packages
  • Fixed openssh-server dependencies for Debian 10.5
  • The Debian build script: added loop device support for creating an SD card image

Release v2.0

  • First Debian Buster release based on kernel 4.19.35


External Information
Release notes
Developers info: DART-MX8M-MINI, VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI