CL-SOM-iMX7 NXP i.MX7 U-Boot

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The CompuLab CL-SOM-iMX7 System-on-Module / Computer-on-Module is using U-Boot boot-loader for low-level initializations and operating system loading. U-Boot is an open source firmware for wide range of embedded systems (e.g. PowerPC, ARM, MIPS, x86, ColdFire, AVR32, NIOS, etc.). On this page we will discuss only features and use cases related to CompuLab CL-SOM-iMX7 module. For more information on U-Boot, please refer to Official U-Boot Homepage.

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02-Jul-2018, CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7 U-Boot release 1.5
U-Boot 2017.07-cl-som-imx7-1.5 for CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7
- Fixed USB reset command
- Fixed USB hub initialization
Documentation
- Updated multiple articles to comply with the new U-Boot package
27-May-2018, CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7 U-Boot release 1.4
U-Boot 2017.07-cl-som-imx7-1.4 for CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7
- Added support for SOC revision 1.3
- Added USB to Ethernet drivers
Documentation
- Updated multiple articles to comply with the new U-Boot package
21-Mar-2018, CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7 U-Boot release 1.3
U-Boot 2017.07-cl-som-imx7-1.3 for CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7
- Added support for SB-IOT baseboard
- Enabled environment import/export
- Improved DRAM detection
- Improved baseboard I2C handling
- Fixed USB and SD card auto boot
Documentation
- Updated multiple articles to comply with the new U-Boot package
18-Dec-2017, CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7 U-Boot release 1.1
U-Boot 2017.07-cl-som-imx7-1.1 for CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7
- Added conditional initialization of the base board I2C bus
- Improved SPI flash support coverage
Documentation
- Updated multiple articles to comply with the new U-Boot package
24-Oct-2017, CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7 U-Boot release 1.0
U-Boot 2017.07-cl-som-imx7-1.0 for CL-SOM-iMX7 / IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7
- Added SPL support
- Added automatic RAM detection
- Added LCD/DVI support with example presets
- Added Splash screen / Logo with video console
- Added USB keyboard support
- Added Secondary Ethernet interface support
- Added EEPROM layout commands
- Added automatic device tree (dtb) selection
- Improved NAND flash support coverage
- Fixed NAND bitflip for erased page
- Fixed NAND ECC strength calculation
Documentation
- Updated multiple articles to comply with the new U-Boot package
07-Dec-2016, CL-SOM-iMX7 U-Boot release
Initial pre-release of U-Boot 2016.09-cl-som-imx7-0.91 for CL-SOM-iMX7
- MMC/SD Card
- eMMC
- SPI flash
- NAND flash
- Ethernet
- USB host and USB OTG in host mode
- Multiple I2C buses
- Green LED
Documentation
- Initial U-Boot documentation for CL-SOM-iMX7 support

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