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How to boot imx using ramdisk

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This post explains how to load a ramdisk on iMX boards. The initrd and initramfs are two ways for achieving this. This tutorial approaches only the initrd (...

Andres Lopez de Vergara

i.MX 8QXP MEK launch and preview

less than 1 minute read

The i.MX 8QXP MEK is the latest release from NXP’s i.MX 8 family. This is the most powerful i.MX to date and promises capabilities directed to the industrial...

MikroE REED Click board enablement on WaRP7

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The WaRP7 IO board includes a mikroBUS connector which allows a large amount of Click boards to interact with the i.MX7S chip. This post discusses the enable...

WaRP7 possible brick and solution

less than 1 minute read

It can be the case that the user partition on the WaRP7 is unlocked. Burning an image that doesn’t contain U-Boot into the eMMC while on this state erases th...

How to contribute

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WaRP7 launch and preview

less than 1 minute read

WaRP7 is a project from NXP in conjunction with Element14. The idea behind WaRP7 is to speed the development of Internet of Things(IoT) and wearable devices ...

Breno Matheus Lima

Running Netflix on iMX6 Android Marshmallow

2 minute read

This post explains how to setup Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and install Netflix on i.MX6 boards. It covers all the required steps to prepare a android SD card,...

Daiane Angolini

How to use UUU to flash the iMX boards

4 minute read

UUU is the next version of MFGTools, a tool used to load the software on the RAM or flash it to a list of boot media supported by several i.MX boards. UUU is...

WaRP7 Linux Kernel status including upstream

less than 1 minute read

We have been working to code and upstream as much WaRP7 features as we can. Currently we are working on a 3 different Linux Kernel source code repositories, ...

Install SDL devel

1 minute read

When working with imx-4.1.15-1.0.0_ga you may face the following error

David DiCarlo

Diego Dorta

Creating Qt Application for iMX

less than 1 minute read

The following tutorials provide sample guides to develop Qt Applications for running on i.MX platform.

How to decrease boot time on iMX6

2 minute read

This tutorial shows how to decrease boot time on a NXP i.MX6 Sabre SD using Falcon mode. The Kernel used is the 4.8 linux stable version.

Booting i.MX6 under one second

less than 1 minute read

I’m running the NXP i.MX6Q SDB using U-Boot Falcon mode to reduce booting time. I currently managed to boot a complete Linux image up to the login prompt in ...

Fabio Estevam

Using the imx_usb_loader tool

4 minute read

The imx_usb_loader tool is a very helpful utility that allows to download and execute code on NXP i.MX5/i.MX6/i.MX7 and Vybrid SoCs through the Serial Downl...

Marcelo Macedo

Marco Antonio Franchi

MikroE NFC Click Board on i.MX7D

4 minute read

This tutorial guides on setting up and running the NFC Demo App using the PN7120 NFC Click board with the i.MX 7Dual SABRE-SD and its mikroBUS socket compati...

How to add DT support for a driver

5 minute read

The platform device scheme has been extensively used to describe hardware platforms. But its main disadvantage is the need to instantiate each device by code...

How to use OV5640 with i.MX 6UltraLite EVK

less than 1 minute read

The i.MX 6UltraLite EVK kernel release includes the parallel camera OV5640 support by default. However, depending on the base board revision, this camera mig...

Encoding and decoding H.264 without VPU

less than 1 minute read

There are SoCs such as i.MX6UL and i.MX7D that do not have VPU to accelerate video encoding or decoding. However, there are GStreamer plugins capable of enco...

VPU H.264 transcoding streamer

1 minute read

This article shows how to use the i.MX6DL/Q to transcode and stream videos on 1080i/p @ 24fps and 720p @ 30fps. For this test, we used one i.MX6DL as server ...

Pierre-jean Texier

How to use the meta-warp7-distro

2 minute read

This article is intented to present and explain how to work with the meta-warp7-distro, which is a new dedicated DISTRO layer for the WaRP7.

Rogerio Pimentel da Silva

Vanessa Ayumi Maegima

Enabling Cortex-M4 on i.MX 8QXP MEK

2 minute read

The i.MX 8QuadXPlus Multisensory Enablement Kit (MEK) is a NXP development platform based on Cortex A-35 + Cortex-M4 cores. Built with high-level integration...