September 13, 2013

i.MX6 kernel 4.1.0

If you’ve been watching our Github kernel repository, or if you’ve been following developments in the meta-freescale Yocto mailing list, you may have noticed a new branch named boundary-imx_3.0.35_4.1.0. This branch contains our patches on top of Freescale’s …

June 18, 2013

U-Boot on i.MX6

This post is now DEPRECATED! Please visit our Wiki instead. There are a lot of posts in this blog that describe the state of U-Boot for our i.MX6 boards, but most of them describe the history. They were …

June 18, 2013

LTIB 4.0.0 images

We just uploaded a couple of images of the 4.0.0. release of kernel and LTIB from Freescale that include our latest kernel. There are two images: ltib4-with-x-20130618.tar.gz – This image was built with the FSL gnome release package …

June 5, 2013

i.MX6 Linux kernel 3.0.35-4.0.0

Freescale released a new kernel and userspace libraries for i.MX6 Q/D/DL/S a couple of weeks ago, and we’ve tested it on all of our boards. For the impatient You can grab the kernel from the boundary-imx_3.0.35_4.0.0 branch on …

February 1, 2013

U-Boot updates for i.MX6: Single core, Dual core, 2GB DDR

To follow up on our announcement of single-core, dual-core, and 2GB options on our Nitrogen6X boards, we’ve just pushed a set of code updates to the staging branch of our U-Boot GitHub repository. The details were also sent …

January 20, 2013

Cross compile i.MX6 kernel using LTIB toolchain

Again, this may be old hat to many, but here’s a quick how-to on getting and cross compiling a kernel from our Github kernel repository. ~/$ git clone git://github.com/boundarydevices/linux-imx6.git ~/$ cd linux-imx6 ~/linux-imx6$ export PATH=/opt/freescale/usr/local/gcc-4.6.2-glibc-2.13-linaro-multilib-2011.12/fsl-linaro-toolchain/bin/:$PATH ~/linux-imx6$ export ARCH=arm …

January 16, 2013

Playing multiple HD videos on i.MX6

This is just a quick post with some details of some gstreamer-fu to decode and play back multiple HD videos using the VPU hardware acceleration on the i.MX6. The command-lines below use the mfw_isink gstreamer element to display …

December 18, 2012

LTIB on i.MX6 without X

Our previous LTIB images for i.MX6 have all been re-packaged versions of the binaries released by Freescale. We just uploaded the first that we actually built ourselves. You can download it from here: ltib-12.09-20121219.tar.gz To install it, simply …

November 26, 2012

Compiling latest U-Boot for i.MX6

This is probably old-hat to most readers of this blog, but here are the steps to get and compile the latest U-Boot for i.MX6. Don’t let the nitrogen6q reference below fool you. This works for the 1GiB version …

November 13, 2012

i.MX6 is officially launched

In case you hadn’t heard, Freescale has officially launched the i.MX 6 Series into production: Freescale’s i.MX 6 Series Applications Processors Roar into Production This should end the hassle regarding documentation and source code access. We’ll be pushing …