Getting started with Linux binary images on i.MX6UL EVK and MfgTool L3.14.52

Document created by Vladan Jovanovic Employee on Apr 1, 2016
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Quick guide on how to get started with Linux on i.MX 6UL EVK board using MfgTool from L3.14.52 release:

 

  1. Download MfgTool from here (Version is IMX6_L3.14.52_MFG_TOOL (REV L3.14.52_1.1.0) under “Programmers (Flash, etc.)”):
    http://www.nxp.com/products/microcontrollers-and-processors/arm-processors/i.mx-applications-processors/i.mx-6-processors/i.mx6qp/i.mx-6ultralite-processor-low-power-secure-arm-cortex-a7-core:i.MX6UL?fpsp=1&tab=Design_Tools_Tab
  2. Unpack the archive and unpack mfgtools-with-rootfs.tar.gz
  3. edit cfg.ini and change following entries:
    • mmc needs to be set to 1
    • 6uluboot needs to be set to evk
    • 6uldtb needs to be set to 14x14-evk
  4. Connect USB cable, USB debug cable to your PC.Open terminal to serial port (115200, 8N1).
  5. Insert uSD card to the slot on i.MX 6UL CPU module
  6. Set boot switches on SW602 [2:1] to on:off
  7. Power on the board
  8. Start MfgTool2.exe. HID device should be detected.MfgTool_start.png
  9. Press "Start" button. Downloading should start. Executed steps are visible in the debug terminal.MfgTool_starting.png
  10. When you see "Done" printed, downloading has succeeded.MfgTool_success.png
    1. Set boot switches on SW602 [2:1] to off:on, SW601[4:1] TO off:on:off:on
    2. Reset i.MX 6UL EVK (or power off then on), and boot to Linux.
  11. In case of any error, inspect serial output on debug terminal to see what has gone wrong.MfgTool_error.pnglog_error.png

 

 

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