Release date: 12/16/2021

Variscite is pleased to inform about the Yocto Dunfell release v1.6 for the VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO System on Module.


Release: dunfell-fslc-5.4-2.1.x-mx8mn-v1.6


  • Filesystem:
    Yocto Dunfell (based on the FSL community BSP).
  • Linux kernel:
    Variscite 5.4-2.1.x-imx_var01 branch (based on FSL community branch 5.4-2.1.x-imx, which is based on NXP’s Linux 5.4.24_2.1.0 release and the Linux mainline kernel 5.4.142).
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0_var02 branch (based on NXP branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.24_2.1.0, which is based on U-Boot v2020.04).


Noteworthy updates since v1.5:

Release 1.6

  • meta-variscite-fslc: freertos-variscite: Add FreeRTOS 2.10.x support
  • kernel updates:
    • imx8mn-var-som: update the polarity of camera reset GPIO
    • imx8_var_defconfig: add full docker support
    • Introduce support for pcal6408 (pcal6408 replaces tca6408 on DT8MCustomBoard rev. >= 2.1A)
    • ads7846: fix the pressure_max setting
    • sn65dsi83: allow swapping LVDS Channel A/B

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