iMX6 TinyRex Max Creating Bootable microSD Card

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On this page the recommended procedure for creating a micro SD card contained with the required firmware and software is shown. The following example shows steps used for iMX6 TinyRex Module Max.

Recommended HW:

  • PC with microSD port (or an external SD reader)
  • microSD card

Recommended SW:


Using USBWriter feature

Some images need to be unpacked first. GZ files can be opened using Total Commander or by installing TAR-GZ file extension.

Open USBWriter. Browse source file (appropriate fsl-image). Select target device:
iMX6 TinyRex Development Kit-USBWriter-Target select.png

Click on Write button and confirm the procedure:
iMX6 TinyRex Development Kit-USBWriter-Confirm.png

iMX6 TinyRex Development Kit-USBWriter-Progress.png

Bootable microSD Card is now created and prepared for use:
iMX6 TinyRex Development Kit-USBWriter-Success.png


Downloading image

mkdir -pv ~/workdir/imx6/rootfs/yocto
cd ~/workdir/imx6/rootfs/yocto

Extracting binary files

gunzip -c fsl-image-gui-imx6-tinyrexmax-2.3.sdcard.gz | sudo dd of=/dev/mmcblk0 conv=sync bs=64K


sudo dd if=fsl-image-gui-imx6-tinyrexmax-1.3.sdcard of=/dev/mmcblk0 conv=sync bs=64K