TX8P on Mainboard 7

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This guide will help new users to quickly use our TX8P Linux Evaluation Kit.

Detailed information about the TX8P module itself are available on our website.

Booting, First steps

After connecting the 5V DC power your board will boot. Notice the linux heartbeat shown by the LED.

Your module is pre-programmed with a headless systemd-based Linux. To get terminal access connect the RS232 cable.

Next Steps

Re-installing the OS

The pre-compiled Image files to flash the TX8P are located in our Download Area. They contain the images you need to flash your module.

Download the Images and proceed with the UUU - Universal Update Utility.

Customizing the OS

If you want to use our Yocto Layer, or want to create your own customized Linux distribution, have a look at our Yocto Guide.

Display support

Your TX8P Mainboard 7 Evaluation Kit will also support parallel and/or LVDS displays.

Tip

The GLYN TFT Family Concept ist fully supported by our Evaluation Kits. https://www.glyn.com/Products/Displays/TFT-Family-Concept

Further Documentation

See the Mainboard 7 PDF Documentation.