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2 08, 2017

Building a Debian 8 (Jessie) Root Files System for use with a Triton TX6 module

By | 2017-12-14T13:51:31+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|LInux, System on Module|2 Comments

This article describes how to build and install a Debian 8 (Jessie) Linux distribution on a Direct Insight Triton TX6 i.MX6 based SOM using Debian Debootstrap. You can find more information on debootstrap here: https://wiki.debian.org/EmDebian/CrossDebootstrap. This is an ideal platform for evaluation purposes because you can very easily install any Debian packages using the Debian Advanced [...]

21 12, 2015

TX6 (i.MX6 based module) Support for Yocto and Qt5

By | 2016-03-01T16:03:00+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Application Notes, LInux, System on Module|0 Comments

Application note: i.MX6 TRITON-TX module Yocto setup how-to Setting up with a Yocto build is a frequently asked question, and so I've compiled the steps into an Application Note. The first paragraphs are below, but you need to go to our Application Notes page to read in  full or download... Requirements For Yocto a Linux [...]

4 11, 2015

Do we really need standard pinouts for ARM modules?

By | 2017-05-19T13:11:59+00:00 November 4th, 2015|LInux, New Products, System on Module|2 Comments

Our recently-announced quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 module, the A31-uQ7 is based on a standard Qseven pinout - something we've not felt necessary over the last 15 years of pioneering the system-on-module market. So has something changed? While standard pinouts find good use in the x86 world, there have been 3 reasons why they are less prevalent on [...]

15 05, 2015

Freescale Yocto support on i.MX6 modules

By | 2017-05-19T13:11:59+00:00 May 15th, 2015|LInux, System on Module|0 Comments

i.MX6 module with mainline Linux and Yocto support The Linux kernel supporting the TRITON-TX pin-compatible range of system-on-modules is substantially mainline - i.e. being maintained to keep as close as possible to the current Linux kernel version. This has obvious advantages. But it has also resulted in the assumption that we don't support Yocto [...]