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Operating SystemLinux - NXP
BSP Release Status


Release Date


RepositoryPHYTEC Germany Public Repos
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Release Notes

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This BSP provides a basis for development, deployment and execution of Linux based applications on the i.MX6UL System on Module (SOM). For detailed information on the various software components included in the release and how to use them, please refer to the Quickstart.



Linux Kernelv4.1.15 (based on NXP Tag rel_imx_4.1.15_2.1.0_ga)
Yocto2.2.1 (Morty)
Host OSTested on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Supported Hardware

See machines.txt.

BSP Download

Prebuilt images of PD17.1.2 can be downloaded from the link below:


Quickstarts for phyCORE-i.MX6UL-PD17.1.2:

BSP Yocto i.MX6UL Manual PD17.1.x

Fixed In This Release

  • Fixed SDK build issue

Known Issues

PHYTEC Known Issues

  • When booting from MMC sometimes (about 5 in 1000) barebox and kernel fail to attach the NAND devices.

  • ADC provides uncalibrated values.
  • Booting the root filesystem over NFS is not possible.
  • The following displays are not supported with the NXP vendor kernel:
    • AC101 (3.5" capacitive)
    • AC102 (4.3" capacitive)
    • AC103 (5.7" capacitive)
  • Multimedia page is removed from QT5 Demo
  • The TiwiBLE chip sometimes requests a restart of the firmware which leads to a backtrace dump. The connection is reestablished afterwards and transfers continued.

Technical Support

For further information or to report any problems, visit the PHYTEC Support Portal