June 27, 2017

Pyro Yocto Release

A new Yocto 2.3 release, Pyro, is now available for the i.MX series platform from NXP. For the Impatient For Nitrogen6x platform(nitrogen6x, sabrelite, MAX, SOM2, SOM2_QP, nitrogen6_vm, nitrogen6QP_MAX): boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-pyro.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6x-lite platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-lite-pyro.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6_SoloX platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6sx-pyro.sdcard.gz For …

March 16, 2017

Ubuntu Core 16 for i.MX6 and i.MX7 platforms

We are proud to share our first Ubuntu Core release for all our i.MX platforms. For the impatient You can download the OS image from here: ubuntu-core-nitrogen-stable-20180405.img.gz This image has been updated (20180404) with the following changes: Update …

December 21, 2016

Morty Yocto Release

A new Yocto 2.2 release, Morty, is now available for the i.MX series platform from NXP. For the Impatient For Nitrogen6x platform(nitrogen6x, sabrelite, MAX, SOM2, SOM2_QP, nitrogen6_vm, nitrogen6QP_MAX): boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-morty.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6x-lite platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-lite-morty.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6_SoloX platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6sx-morty.sdcard.gz For …

November 30, 2015

Jethro release of Yocto

Yocto 2.0 release, Jethro, is now available. Update April 14th, 2016: Updated images to latest Jethro and 3.14.52 kernel For the Impatient boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-jethro-3.14.52.sdcard.gz boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-lite-jethro-3.14.52.sdcard.gz boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6sx-jethro-3.14.52.sdcard.gz How to Burn To burn the image file to a sdcard, run this …

November 9, 2015

Avnet Inks Distribution Agreement with Boundary Devices Inc

We are excited to announce that Boundary Devices has signed a new distribution agreement with Avnet.  Click here for the press release. PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a new distribution agreement …

November 4, 2015

Programming eMMC on i.MX6

This post intends to answer the question of programming the eMMC memory you can find on our Nitrogen6_MAX, Nit6_SoloX, Nit6X-SoMv2 and Nitrogen7 devices. Although there are many different approaches available based on Linux or the MFG Tools, this post will focus on …

October 10, 2015

Compiling latest U-Boot for i.MX6 (2015 edition)

If you’ve updated to our most recent kernel >= 3.14.28_1.0.0_ga then you’ll be needing our new u-boot to accompany it. This will require you to pull and compile our u-boot branch and deploy it to your board. Please …

September 3, 2015

What is a Yocto recipe and how can I make one?

This is a continuation of a previous blog post. Here I will show how to add your own content to an existing image. Recipe Making Guide The Yocto manual covers how to make a recipe very well. So …

September 3, 2015

What is a Yocto image and how can I modify it?

This is a continuation of a previous blog post. Here I will add some things to the image and modify existing elements of the image. If you’re brand new at this Yocto thing and are completely overwhelmed with …

September 3, 2015

What is Yocto and how can I start?

Update as of August 8th, 2015: You’ll need to update your u-boot if you’re building from scratch or using the newly provided images. See the post here with instructions on how to do it. This is one of …