Boot configuration settings for PICO baseboards

Difficulty Levels: Beginner
Date added: November 8, 2018
Affected Products: PICO SERIES , PICO-DWARF , PICO-HOBBIT , PICO-IMX6 , PICO-IMX6UL , PICO-IMX6ULL , PICO-IMX7 , PICO-IMX8M , PICO-NYMPH , PICO-PI , PICO-PI-8M , PICO-PI-IMX8M

Below is a picture representation of the boot configuration jumper settings for PICO-IMX6  and PICO-IMX7 on each baseboard. Configure the jumpers according to the boot selection you need.

PICO-IMX6

PI NYMPH DWARF HOBBIT
EMMC

For modules with EMMC on the SOM

Baseboard micro SD

Not applicable as PICO-PI does not have a microSD card slot

SOM micro SD

For modules with micro SD slots on the SOM

Serial Download Mode

 

PICO-IMX7

PI NYMPH DWARF HOBBIT
EMMC

For SOMs with onboard EMMC

Baseboard micro SD PICO-PI does have a microSD slot.
SOM micro SD

For SOMs with onboard microSD

Serial Download Mode

 

PICO-IMX6UL/PICO-IMX6ULL

Because the i.MX6UL/ULL SOCs have a maximum of 2 MMC/SDIO ports, booting from the baseboard microSD card slot is not possible as both ports are used on the SOM itself. One of them is used for the onboard EMMC, the other is used to communicate with the wifi module.

 

PI

HOBBIT

DWARF

EMMC
Serial Download Mode

 

PICO-IMX8M

PI

EMMC

For SOMs with onboard EMMC

 
Serial Download Mode

 

 

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