IOT-GATE-iMX7 and SBC-IOT-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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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
- SPL support
- Storage: eMMC, MMC/SD Card, SPI flash
- Video: DVI Logo with console / Splash screen
- EEPROM layout commands
- Automatic device tree (dtb) selection
- Ethernet
- USB 2.0 support
- USB keyboard support
Documentation
- Initial U-Boot documentation for IOT-GATE-iMX7 / SBC-IOT-iMX7