Booting Essentials

This section of the product wiki contains guides to update and boot from different boot sources on the phyCORE-i.MX8X SOM.

Boot Modes

The phyCORE-i.MX8X development kit supports booting from many different interfaces. By default, the developement kit is set to boot from the micro-SD card. To change the boot device, DIP switches S2, S5 and S10 can be used. Boot switches should be changed with power off.

Boot Settings (S2 & S5)

ON

OFF

Enables S10 to override default boot sequence

Disables S10. Allowing the SOM to boot with default boot sequence

Boot Settings

SD

eMMC

UART

Flex SPI

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