CL-SOM-iMX8Plus: Evaluation Kit: Getting Started

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System setup

CL-SOM-iMX8Plus evaluation kit is preloaded with the CL-SOM-iMX8Plus Yocto Linux image.

  1. Make sure jumpers E6 and E9 are populated (default state).
  2. Make sure jumpers E21 and E22 are not populated (default state).
  3. Connect the LCD panel (included in the kit) to connectors P22 and P45. Ensure that the flat cables are fully inserted.
  4. Connect a standard USB cable (included in the kit) between your host PC and the evaluation kit micro-USB2.0 connector P13.
  5. On your host PC, start a terminal emulation program (such as PuTTY on Windows or minicom on Linux) 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) to main DC power connector J2.
  2. Follow the messages in your terminal emulator program until you see the linux shell command line prompt.
Admolition note.png In case of no messages appear in your terminal emulation program, please refer to the detailed USB console guide.

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