Release date: 12/10/2018

Variscite is pleased to inform about the new Debian Stretch update for the i.MX6 family of modules.

Modules: VAR-SOM-MX6, VAR-SOM-SOLO/DUAL and DART-MX6.
Release: var-mx6-debian-recovery-sd.v08 (Debian 9, Stretch).

Noteworthy updates:

  • U-Boot:
    • Fix Ethernet and video issues with 2GB RAM DART-MX6
  • 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
    • WILINK8 BT service pack: update to revision 4.3
    • Updated TI WiFi FW to 8.9.0.0.79
    • sshd_config: Permit root login by default
  • NXP packages versions:
    • firmware-imx: 7.5
    • imx-vpu: 5.4.38
    • imx-codec: 4.3.5
    • imx-gpu-viv: 6.2.4.p1.2
    • libimxvpu: master 4afb52f97e28c731c903a8538bf99e4a6d155b42
    • gstreamer-imx: master 889b8352ca09cd224be6a2f8d53efd59a38fa9cb
  • ¬†make_var_som_mx6_debian.sh:
    • Preserve links while copying
    • Rework sources.list
    • Make “-c modules” install the modules after building

External Information
Release notes
Recovery SD card changelog
Developers info