January 16, 2018

i.MX Linux kernel 4.9 for Nitrogen platforms

We’re glad to release a new i.MX Linux kernel 4.9.x based on imx_4.9.11_1.0.0_ga branch for all our platforms: https://github.com/boundarydevices/linux-imx6/tree/boundary-imx_4.9.x_1.0.0_ga What’s new? This Linux kernel 4.9.x contains the same features as the previous 4.1.15 kernel, the rest of the new features can be found on NXP …

November 13, 2017

Update Factory for i.MX platforms

Our partner Kynetics released an OTA update solution for IoT platforms named Update Factory. This solution leverages SWUpdate, which we talked about in a previous post, using its Suricatta feature to connect to a nice and easy-to-use web interface to manage …

September 7, 2017

Buildroot 2017.08 for i.MX platforms

Buildroot 2017.08 has just been released and we’re glad to provide new images for it. This release brings some new features that will be discussed in this blog post as well as some news of our own. For …

June 12, 2017

Customizing Ubuntu/Debian kernels on i.MX6/7 boards

 This post is an update to our previous Ubuntunizing i.MX6 kernels in order to allow you to customize your image. Also I try to give you a guide how to modify and customize the system image on the host PC …

May 8, 2017

QNX SDP 7.0 for i.MX platforms

In our quest to offer the latest and greatest support to our customers, we are glad to release our QNX SDP 7.0 BSP for the following platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite) Nitrogen6x Nitrogen6_SOM Nitrogen6_SOMv2 For the impatient You can download …

April 7, 2017

Android Nougat 7.1.1 release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to deliver the latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 GA release for most our i.MX platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite) Nitrogen6x Nitrogen6_Max (Quad and QuadPlus) Nitrogen6_SOM Nitrogen6_SOMv2 Nitrogen6_Lite Nit6_SoloX Nitrogen6_VM We now recommend this release for new designs. For the impatient You can …

October 21, 2016

Display configuration from U-Boot

Starting with Linux kernel v3.14.x and above, the way to setup the display on our platforms has changed. This blog post will detail how to set the proper display configuration from U-Boot. This applies to all operating systems …

October 20, 2016

Pengutronix Etnaviv demo on Nitrogen6x

Boundary Devices was attending the Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) 2016 in Berlin and was pleased to discover a very nice Etnaviv demo from Pengutronix running on the Nitrogen6x. What’s Etnaviv? Etnaviv is an open-source project that provides a user-space …

September 19, 2016

Digital Signage with DisplayIt!Xpress

This blog post will provide some information about DisplayIt!Xpress from BestWave which is a digital signage turnkey solution. This solution is yet another example of what our platforms can offer. It also shows that our partners offer solutions that can …

August 2, 2016

i.MX Linux kernel 4.1.15

We’re glad to release a new i.MX Linux kernel 41.15 branch based on NXP 4.1.15-1.0.0_ga branch for all our platforms: https://github.com/boundarydevices/linux-imx6/tree/boundary-imx_4.1.15_1.0.0_ga What’s new? This Linux kernel 4.1.15 contains the same features as the previous 3.14.52 kernel, the rest of the new …