Release date: 11/27/2020

Variscite is pleased to inform about the Yocto Zeus v1.2 release for the DART-6UL & VAR-SOM-6UL System on Modules.

Modules: DART-6UL and VAR-SOM-6UL (including the i.MX6UL, i.MX6ULL & i.MX6ULZ processors and the 5GHz Wi-Fi SOM variants).

Release: zeus-fsl-5.4.3-mx6ul-v1.2


  • 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 L5.4.3).
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite imx_v2018.03_4.14.78_1.0.0_ga_var02 branch (based on NXP branch imx_v2018.03_4.14.78_1.0.0_ga, which is based on U-Boot v2018.03).


Noteworthy updates since Yocto Zeus v1.0:

Release 1.2

Kernel Updates:

  • media: pxp device: fix kernel dump when using gstreamer-imx

Release 1.1

Yocto Updates:

  • Updated bc43xx Bluetooth/Wi-Fi firmware to
  • Restored sysvinit as default init manager
  • Updated default Yocto build folder

Kernel Updates:

  • mtd: rawnand: gpmi: add support for legacy-bch-geometry
  • ubifs: Fix ubifs_tnc_lookup() usage in do_kill_orphans()
  • ARM: imx: mach-imx6ul: fix enet init support
  • video: fbdev: mxsfb: fix video mem size detection
  • ARM: dts: VAR-SOM-6UL: disable rtc interrupt on ConcertoBoard
  • ARM: dts: DART-6UL/VAR-SOM-6UL: disable snvs_rtc node

U-Boot Updates:

  • Revert “mx6ul_var_dart: Remove CONFIG_NAND_MXS_BCH_LEGACY_GEO”
  • Fixed netargs cma_size handling


External Information
Release notes
Developers info: DART-6UL, VAR-SOM-6UL