Release date: 12/10/2018

Variscite is pleased to inform about the new Debian Stretch update for the DART-6UL modules, based on i.MX 6UL and 6ULL processors.

Modules: DART-6UL (including the i.MX6UL and i.MX6ULL processors and the DART-6UL-5G)
Release: mx6ul-dart-debian-recovery-sd.v50 (Debian 9, Stretch).

Noteworthy updates:

  • U-Boot:
    • Add rw kernel parameter for nfs root filesystem
  • The Linux kernel:
    • Switched to branch imx_4.9.88_2.0.0_ga-var01
  • Debian filesystem:
    • systemd-hostnamed.service: customization is no longer required
    • WiFi init script: Reduce the no. of retries in wifi_is_up()
    • WiFi: Load WIFI driver after completion of WIFI start-up sequence
    • WiFi: Modified WIFI init sequence to avoid delays
    • Ignore tar timestamp errors
    • sshd_config: Permit root login by default
  • make_var_mx6ul_dart_debian:
    • rework sources.list
    • Make “-c modules” install the modules after building

External Information
Release notes
Recovery SD card changelog
Developers info