I have an imx6 marsboard by Embest - imx6 dual core cpu
This board comes with quite an old kernel (3.0.15) and and equally old uboot.
I have a new version of uboot now booting (problems with ethernet ) based on the Wandboard and Boundry Nitrogen6x code with modifications for the Marsboard.
This will boot the old kernel.
I have checked out the freescale kernel from git and I am trying the 3.10.17 beta branch. I have added a fairly bare dts file for the Marsboard hopefully enabling the uart.
Going by the quad core imx6 boards, this is pulling in imx6q.dtsi & imx6qdl.dtsi. The kernel is built using the imx_v7_defconfig.
uboot is loading the kernel at 0x12000000 and the dtb file at 0x18000000 (this is what the Wandboard does).
I get a serial console message of "Starting kernel" and then everything appears to die.
I am not sure now, if it is because of the load addresses used, or a configuration problem with the kernel.
Has anyone else managed to get a more current version of the kernel running on the Marsboard, or have an suggestions I could try.