Updated Linux Shipping Software on i.MX6 Platforms for New Hardware Support

Notice Id: 171
URL: Type: OS Update
Contains Board Revisions: No
Effective On: Apr 14, 2021
Published: April 09, 2021
Products Affected: TS-4900, TS-7970, TS-TPC-7990

Dear Valued Customer,

We are contacting you today to notify you that there will be Updated Linux Shipping Software on i.MX6 Platforms for New Hardware Support. Technologic Systems is committed to updating our shipping products and software as needed to support the same quality of product throughout its lifetime. This new software image has been available previously on our FTP servers and we will now be shipping it with all new orders. The image adds support for the new Silex WiFi/Bluetooth module, moves to an updated LTS 4.9 Linux kernel, and updates the Debian distribution to Buster/10 on the affected products. 

The affected products are: TS-4900, TS-7970, TS-TPC-7990 & all custom variants using standard software.

A detailed breakdown of the hardware and software changes can be found in a past PCS announcing the coming of this change:
TS-7970 New WiFi PCS
TS-4900 New WiFi PCS

The TS-4900 will be transitioning to shipping with Debian preloaded, previously this product shipped pre-loaded with Yocto.

The TS-TPC-7990 does not have a pending hardware change but will be receiving the same software update as its sister products

Please contact us before Apr 14, 2021 (7 months ago) if you have any concerns so that we may assist you with any transition issues.

Technologic Systems appreciates your business. If you have further questions or concerns, please contact us by either replying to this email or by filling out the contact us form at

Best Regards,

Technologic Systems
16525 East Laser Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
Phone: (480) 837-5200
Fax: (480) 837-5300

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