Release date: 8/10/2020

Variscite is pleased to inform about the Yocto Zeus release v1.1 for the VAR-SOM-MX8M-NANO System on Module.


Release: zeus-fsl-5.4.3-mx8mn-v1.1


  • Filesystem:
    Yocto Zeus (based on official NXP release L5.4.3-1.0.0).
  • Linux kernel:
    Variscite lf-5.4.y_var01 branch (based on NXP branch lf-5.4.y, which is based on Linux 5.4.3).
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite lf-5.4.y_v2019.04_var01 branch (based on NXP branch lf-5.4.y_v2019.04, which is based on U-Boot v2019.04).

Noteworthy updates since release 1.0:

Release 1.1


  • iso-codes: Set branch as main in SRC_URI to fix fetch issue
  • pm-utils: Add Ethernet suspend/resume scripts
  • DS1307: Ensure that alarm IRQ can be wakeup source
  • Fix udev stop/start for Yocto Zeus


  • Reduce power consumption during suspend to RAM
  • net: fec: Add optional property phy-reset-on-resume to reset the phy upon resume from sleep
  • rtc: ds1307: Ensure that alarm IRQ can be wakeup source
  • edt-ft5x06: check wakeup-source dts property
  • ASoC: fsl_audmix: Fixed “alsactl -f state.conf store/restore” sequence
  • usb: chipidea: udc: Fixed possible OOM issue on systems with low memory


  • Autoboot: SDP: Stop setting the environment to default when booting from USB
  • serial: mxc: Make mxc_base modifiable by external code

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