SDK Turrialba for iMX6 SabreLite

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This page is for an older version of the SDK - please refer to the latest version : RidgeRun Professional SDK Irazu for BoundaryDevices SabreLite iMX6 board - Release Notes

General Information

Release Information

Copyright Notice

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Revision History

Date Revision
05-2013 1
Initial Version
11-2014 1
Updated uboot/kernel


What's new?

  • Toolchain linaro 2013.03 for hard floating point and 2012.03 for soft floating point
  • Updated kernel version to 3.0.35-4.1.0
  • Updated Freescale GStreamer plugins 3.0.7
  • Includes latest gstreamer 0.10 distributions available: gstreamer-0.10.36, gst-plugins-bad-0.10.23, gst-plugins-base-0.10.36, gst-plugins-good-0.10.31, gst-plugins-ugly-0.10.19
  • Support for HDMI video output
  • Support H.264@1080p video encode/decode
  • SD boot support
  • NFS supported
  • Start kernel from TFTP
  • U-boot-2013.10.
  • Support 1080p@60fps capture using Toshiba TC358743

Supported Operating Systems

Linux Distribution Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 12.04 in 32 bits and 64 bits.

SDK Details

This is an Evaluation Linux SDK build for Boundary Devices iMX6 SabreLite and based on the Professional SDK Turrialba.


This SDK is designed to run on the iMX6 SabreLite Board.


This SDK includes:

  • ARM toolchain: gcc 4.6.3 for software floating point and 4.7 for hardware floating point.
  • U-Boot 2013.10
  • Linux kernel 3.0.35-4.1.0.

Known Limitations and Defects

RidgeRun offers the evaluation SDK for hobbyists willing to invest time getting they project to work. RidgeRun also offers the evaluation SDK for professional companies in product development who want to try out the SDK before purchase. RidgeRun will extend the professional SDK as required by our customers.

Expect the list below to change regularly as new limitations are reported and defect fixes are checked in.

Support Information

Evaluation SDK doesn't include support services. Make sure to read the links listed below Related Links in order to solve some of the main issues.

RidgeRun Professional SDK provides handful of debug and profile tools, professional Linux development support and a wider range of drivers. Contact RidgeRun at for information and pricing on Professional SDK for the platforms you need.

SDK Download Instructions

If you want to get the iMX6 SabreLite EVAL SDK Turrialba you need to go to our download center page and select the iMX6 SabreLite SDK Turrialba. You will be asked for your email address and some information. Once you have submitted the required information you will receive an email with the following information:

  • A link to download the SDK Turrialba Installer file for GNU/Linux based operative systems.
  • A username and password to download the installer.
  • A link to the installation instructions.

In order to compile the SDK you need to install the toolchain. Further instructions available at RidgeRun Turrialba SDK User Guide.

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