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Operating SystemLinux
BSP Release Status

RELEASED

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Introduction

This BSP provides a basis for development, deployment and execution of Linux based applications on the phyFLEX-i.MX6 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.

Versioning

ComponentVersion
Linux Kernel3.0.35
Barebox2013.08.0
PTX Distribution2012.03.0
OSELAS Toolchain2011.11.1

 

This Release is compatible with the following hardware:

BSP Release VersionBSP Release DateSOM PCB VersionFLEX Mapper Board VersionFLEX Baseboard Version
PD13.2.3February 28th, 20141362.21367.31364.4
1362.11367.2 [A]1364.3 [B]
1367.1 [B]1364.2 [A]

[A] Does not fully support PCIe. FLEX Mapper board does not include nPCIe0_PERST. FLEX Baseboard missing 100Ω termination resistor on PCIe clock and reset for an extra PCIe.[B] Hardware interface does not support Camera0 interface extension and full 18-bit Camera0 (missing J6 and J7 for CSI0_DAT3 and CSI0_DAT2 signal multiplexing). Different reset out circuitry for Camera0 and Camera1. JP12 does not exist (X_CAMERA1_CLK & X_CAMERA0_CLK).

BSP Download

Release PD13.2.3 can be downloaded from the link below.

ftp://ftp.phytec.com/products/PFL-A-02_phyFLEX-iMX6/Linux/PD13.2.3/

Note:

Due to the wide variety of configurations (Quad/DualLite/Solo, RAM sizes, and WiFi) for the i.MX6 SOM please note that there are different versions of software. Use the list below for a description of the images to be used for specific configurations:

i.MX6 Quad1 GB RAM (default) - bootloader: barebox-phytec-pbab01-1gib.img1 GB, 1 bank RAM - bootloader: barebox-phytec-pbab01-1gib_1bank.img4 GB RAM - bootloader: barebox-phytec-pbab01-4gib.img; kernel: 4GB_RAM_LINUX/uImage-pfla02_4GB

i.MX6 DualLite1 GB RAM - bootloader: barebox-phytec-pbab01dl-1gib.img

i.MX6 Solo512 MB RAM - bootloader: barebox-phytec-pbab01s-512mb.img; kernel: 512MB_RAM_LINUX/uImage-pfla02_512MB

Quickstart

Release PD13.2.3 should be used in conjunction with Quickstart version PD13.2.0:

What’s Supported

This BSP Release supports the following components:

  • i.MX6: Quad, DualLite, Solo
  • NAND Flash
  • NOR Flash
  • RAM: MT41J128M16HA-15E IT DDR3

Quad: 1GB, 1GB_1bank, 4GB[1]DualLite: 1GBSolo: 512MB

  • UART: UART0; UART1
  • USB: USB0 HS OTG; USB1 HS Host
  • Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Mbit/s – ETH0 from RGMII
  • CAN: CAN0
  • SD/MMC: SD2; SD3
  • WiFi: TiWi-BLE 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n WiFi on SD3
  • PCIe (card limited with Baseboard hardware revision 1364.2 and 1364.3)
  • SATA
  • I2C driver: I2C0, I2C1 enabled
  • EEPROM: at24 on I2C1
  • PMIC: DA9063 on I2C1
  • RTC: RTC-8564 Real-Time Clock on I2C0 (device on Baseboard)
  • Touch

Resistive: STMPE811 on I2C0 (device on Baseboard)Capacitive: FocalTech FT5306 on I2C0

  • Display

Prime View PD050VL1 LVDS (LCD-017-050V)Prime View PM070WL4 LVDS (LCD-017-070W)Prime View PD104SLF LVDS (LCD-017-104S)EDT ETM0700G0DH6 TTL (LCD-018-070-KAP)DVI / HDMI

  • Camera:

VM-006-BWVM-009VM-010-BWVM-011-BW (phyCAM-P)VM-011-COL (phyCAM-S)USB-CAM-003H (with UVC Firmware update)USB-CAM-103H (with UVC Firmware update) (without trigger)USB-CAM-051H (with UVC Firmware update)USB-CAM-151H (with UVC Firmware update) (without trigger)

  • Audio: Line in, Line out, Mixer, Mic in[2]
  • Video decoding
  • Graphics: OpenGL
  • DVFS

Note: Signal names may change between processor and PCBs. Please refer to phyFLEX-i.MX6 Hardware Manual for signal name mapping.

What’s Not Supported

This BSP Release does not support the following components:

  • Video encoder: Streaming, TV

Fixed in this Release

N/A

New in this Release

  • DualLite and Solo RAM values verified
  • 4 GB RAM modules

Known Issues

  • [1] i.MX6 Quad is only tested with 1 GB RAM values
  • WLAN does not operate in multirole mode
  • CAN will not work correct with 1 Mbit/s
  • Using Barebox to flash Barebox to NAND does not work
  • Saving default environment to SD Card does not work
  • [2] Hset_OUT makes problems with some MONO audio files
  • OpenCV is disabled, for more information see "Info_to_openCV" in the BSP folder

Upgrade and Compatibility Information

This BSP is not backwards compatible and has no workaround for 1362.0 SOM and 1364.1 Baseboard due to a change in PCB pinout, see Modification of the pinout for the phyFLEX-i.MX6 (PLF-A-XL1).

Dependencies

N/A

Validation Information

Drivers have been tested with in-house test cases.

Technical Support

For further support please visit PHYTEC's Support Portal