Build Ubuntu For i.MX8 Series Platform

Document created by Gnar Fang Employee on Jul 19, 2019Last modified by Gnar Fang Employee on Aug 27, 2019
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The Guide is how to use Ubuntu filesystem with i.MX8 series platform.At present, I had try it on i.MX8QXP with 4.14.98 kernel with ubuntu16.04.


The Document will be continuously updated with enable VPU, ubuntu18.04. The desktop we can chose Gnome or weston.  Because driver 

support issue, gc7000 series gpu not support render Gnome destop but it can render weston destop. 


Update 2019/7/31:



  • weston + ubuntu18.04 + 4.14.98 kernel
  • VPU (enable with gplay or gst-play) 
  • GPU (could render desktop and run GPU demo under root privileges)

I also try ubuntu with gnome desktop, ubuntu18.04 can not run gnome, need use ubuntu19.04. But Gnome's mutter need is 

not match imx-gpu-viv libgbm. so can not run GPU at present.

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