APF6 legacy Linux 4.1 kernel status

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The APF6 Linux distribution can be found here: latest stable installation tarball from SourceForge

Current version

Currently (armadeus-6.0) default supported Linux version for APF6 is: vanilla 3.19. Details about this kernel can be found here.

We also support "legacy" kernels, based on Freescale/Wandboard's versions, to have GPU/VPU functionalities available until integrated in vanilla/mainline. This page detail the Freescale 4.1.xxx Linux version support.

Details concerning the drivers usage can be found below.

  • NT = Not Tested
  • NA = Not Available / Not possible

APF6 module

4.1.15_2.0.0_ga legacy
Driver Compiling ?
Static / Module
Working ? Comments
eMMC OK NT OK
SPI OK NT NT SPI / Not tested yet.
I2C OK NT OK I2C
Keypad NT NT NT Not tested yet
MMC/SD/SDIO OK NT OK
UART OK NT OK
Ethernet OK NT OK
USB OTG OK NT OK USB
USB HOST1 OK NT OK USB
PWM OK NT OK PWM
RTC OK NT NT i.MX6 internal RTC
Watchdog NT NT NT Watchdog
PM sleep/wakeup OK NT NT Power management
Frequency scaling OK NT NT Not tested yet
CSI (Camera) OK NT NT Tested with a wandcam and SDL capture demo.
SSI (Audio) OK NT OK ALSA
Video codec (H.263/4) OK NT OK H.264 with Gstreamer
3D GPU OK NT OK OpenGLES 2.0
Security/Sahara/RTIC NT NT NT Not tested yet
Wi-Fi (b/g) OK OK NT Wifi - Wl12xx_driver
Bluetooth OK OK NT Bluetooth / No RTS/CTS Bluetooth
FPGA POD interface NT NT NT Not tested yet
FPGA loading OK NT NT Only available on APF6SP
Xenomai NT NT NT

APF6Dev development baseboard

  • NT = Not Tested
  • NA = Not Available / Not possible
4.1.15_2.0.0_ga legacy
Driver Compiling ?
Static / Module
Working ? Comments
SATA NT NT NT
PCIe OK NT NT
microSD OK NT OK
Ethernet OK NT ~OK 100M only at the moment
LCD OK NT NT Tested with LW700. LCD
Backlight NT NT NT Not tested yet
Headphone audio Out OK NT OK ALSA
SPDIF Optical audio Out OK NT OK ALSA be sure to force SPDIF output with: aplay -D "default:CARD=imxspdif" /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Side_Left.wav
HDMI audio Out OK NT OK ALSA
MIC audio In OK NT OK ALSA
Touchscreen OK OK NT Single touch only.
USB Host 1 OK NT OK High Speed
CAN Bus OK OK NT CAN_bus_Linux_driver
HDMI OK NT OK Issues with some DVI monitor.
GPS OK NT NT GPS
GSM / 3G OK NT NT Gsm
GPIO OK NT OK GPIOlib
User LED OK NT OK GPIO LEDS
User button OK NT OK GPIO keys
RTC MCP79400 NT OK NT RTC. Timekeeping only.