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The BSP Platform Support tables provide an overview over all functionalities as well as supported hardware platforms.

Release Notes

Release Notes phyBOARD-Segin Vendor BSP =======================================

BSP-Yocto-Vendor-phyBOARD-Segin-PD17.1.0      2017-07-12

- Linux NXP Vendor Kernel v4.1.15-phy2
  (based on NXP Tag rel_imx_4.1.15_2.1.0_ga)
- Barebox v2017.04.0-phy2
- Yocto 2.2 (morty)

Tested Yocto Images:
- phytec-qt5demo-image on:
  * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-2
  * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-4

- phytec-headless-image on:
  * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-3

Build Environment:
- Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit

- Added support for new machines:
               * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-2 (phyBOARD-Segin full featured)
               * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-3 (phyBOARD-Segin low cost)
               * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-4 (phyBOARD-Segin full featured with RS485)

- Removed support for machines:
               * phyboard-segin-imx6ul-1

- Added new features:
               * NXP vendor kernel
               * Support for displays:
                               * LCD-018-070-KAP.A2
                               * LCD-018-070-RES.A0
               * Support resistive touch
               * Booting barebox from NAND
               * Support USB-Host in barebox
               * QT5 (5.7.1) support, QT5 Demo is working with limited functionality
                  (see Known Issues/Limitations)
               * Camera support for:
                                * VM-010-BW
                                * VM-010-COL
               * RS485 support (kernel)
               * Support for 2 Ethernet ports (kernel)
               * PXP support (kernel)

- Existing features (from ALPHA release):

                * PEB-AV-02 support
                * PEB-EVAL-01 * RS232 (barebox/kernel)
                * EEPROM support (barebox/kernel)
                * USB-Host support (kernel)
                * USB-OTG support (kernel)
                * Ethernet 100 MBit (barebox/kernel)
                * CAN (kernel)
                * NAND support (barebox/kernel)
                * MMC support (barebox/kernel)
                * Audio support (Line IN/OUT, Speaker) (kernel)
                * Support for RTC (kernel)
                * ADC support (kernel)

Known Issues/Limitations:
- When booting from MMC sometimes (about 5 in 1000) barebox and kernel
  fail to attach the NAND devices
- ADC provides uncalibrated values
- Booting the root filesystem over NFS is not possible
- Following displays are not supported with the NXP vendor kernel:
                 * LCD-018-035-KAP
                 * LCD-018-043-KAP
                 * LCD-018-057-KAP
                 * LCD-018-RES.A0
- Multimedia page is removed from QT5 Demo
- Webbrowser page is removed from QT5 Demo due to lack of openGL support
- Multitouch page is removed from QT5 Demo due to lack of openGL support  
  (necessary for shader effects)
- Building the SDK with Yocto is not working (Patch is available)

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