Release date: 02/17/2021

Variscite is pleased to inform about the Yocto Zeus release v2.1 for its new i.MX8M Plus System on Modules.


Release: zeus-fsl-5.4.70-mx8mp-v1.1


  • Filesystem:
    Yocto Zeus (based on official NXP release L5.4.70_2.3.0).
  • Linux kernel:
    Variscite imx_5.4.70_2.3.0_var01 branch (based on NXP branch imx_5.4.70_2.3.0, which is based on Linux 5.4.70).
  • U-Boot:
    Variscite imx_v2020.04_5.4.70_2.3.0_var01 branch (based on NXP branch imx_v2020.04_5.4.70_2.3.0, which is based on U-Boot v2020.04).

Noteworthy updates since release 2.0:

  • Fixed PCIE reset pin definition for DART-MX8M-PLUS on DT8MCustomBoard V2.0
  • Disabled GP_LED4 for DART-MX8M-PLUS on DT8MCustomBoard V2.0
  • Fixed system freeze on resume, occurring when certain PCIE devices are plugged in
  • Upgraded rng-tools to version 6.9 to fix occasional hangs on shutdown
  • Disable systemd-networkd and systemd-resolved to avoid conflicts with NetworkManager

External Information
Release notes
Developers info: DART-MX8M-PLUS, VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS