MCM-iMX8M-Mini: Evaluation Kit: Getting Started

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System setup

MCM-iMX8M-Mini evaluation kit is preloaded with Yocto Linux image for MCM-iMX8M-Mini.

  1. Make sure jumpers E6 and E14 are populated (default state).
  2. Make sure jumpers E4, E7, E8 and E15 are removed (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 computer, 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) to main DC power connector J2.
  2. Follow the messages in your terminal emulator program until you see the linux shell command line prompt.
  3. The console is automatically logged on as root, a command line interface appears immediately
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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