[Buildroot] Buildroot with i.MX 8QuadXPlus

André Hentschel nerv at dawncrow.de
Fri Nov 30 17:07:16 UTC 2018

Hi Erik,

As your patches for imx8m already stated, at some point other imx8 
variants will arrive.
I meanwhile have a imx8qxpmek board, and I'm not really familiar with 
i.MX8 yet (only i.MX6). That's why I have some questions.

With upstreaming in mind I stumble across:
IMX_MKIMAGE_VERSION = imx_4.9.51_imx8m_beta
Should we use a common version here and move specific versions into the 

You said in https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/cover/882714/ that GPU and VPU 
are not supported yet, so I wonder a bit about 
https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/882715/ which looks like that is the 

I never needed arm-trusted-firmware and thus have no clue yet what it is 
about. Does it link to secureboot? Is it really needed to boot i.MX8?

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