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 …

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 …

April 1, 2016

i.MX Linux kernel 3.14.52

We’re glad to release a new Linux kernel branch based on NXP 3.14.52-1.1.0_ga release for all our i.MX boards: https://github.com/boundarydevices/linux-imx6/tree/boundary-imx_3.14.52_1.1.0_ga What’s new? Well the most important feature is that this kernel is the first consolidated version for all i.MX platforms, …

March 3, 2015

Debian Jessie images for i.MX6 boards

When we put together our post on use of the Debian installer, we intended it as a learning exercise as much as anything. We described the steps needed to create and compile a kernel and use a couple …

February 24, 2015

Ubuntunizing i.MX6 kernels

Yes, we’re verbifying a noun here, but hope that the term is meaningful. We’ve been shipping binary images of Ubuntu for a while now, but haven’t really discussed the differences in the boot layout and will remedy that …

October 4, 2013

i.MX6 Video acceleration on Ubuntu Raring (and Debian)

When we recently posted Linaro Raring images for i.MX6, we were surprised at the number responses regarding hardware acceleration, and especially video acceleration. For a long time now, we’ve been saying that it could be done, but leaving …

July 18, 2013

Debian installer on i.MX6 boards

We’ve had a number of customers asking about Debian in recent weeks using instructions from either the ARMhf or eewiki sites. On each of those sites, the folks are starting with relatively large images though. One very nice …