CL-SOM-iMX8MAX: Evaluation Kit: Getting Started

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SOM-iMX8MAX-evaluation-kit quick setup.png

System setup

CL-SOM-iMX8MAX evaluation kit is preloaded with the CL-SOM-iMX8MAX Yocto Linux image.

  1. Connect a DP monitor to the DP connector P4 using a standard DP cable.
  2. Connect a USB Keyboard to USB connector U30.
  3. Make sure jumpers E3 and E4 are not populated.
  4. Make sure jumpers E8, E9 and E10 are populated (default state).
  5. Connect a standard USB cable (included in the kit) between your host PC and the evaluation kit micro-USB2.0 connector P12.
  6. On your host PC, start a terminal emulation program (such as HyperTerminal) with the following serial port settings:
Baud Rate Data Bits Stop Bits Parity Flow Control
115200 8 1 none none

Starting the system

  1. Connect the DC 12V power supply adapter (included in the kit) to DC power connector J3.
  2. Follow the messages in your terminal emulator program until you see the linux login prompt.
  3. Use the credentials below to login.
  • username: root
  • no password
Admolition note.png In case no messages appear in your terminal emulation program, please refer to the detailed USB console guide.

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