U-Boot for the NXP i.MX8QXP EVK board

Quick Start

  • Build the ARM Trusted firmware binary

  • Get scfw_tcm.bin and ahab-container.img

  • Build U-Boot

  • Flash the binary into the SD card

  • Boot

Get and Build the ARM Trusted firmware

$ git clone
$ cd imx-atf/
$ git checkout origin/imx_4.19.35_1.1.0 -b imx_4.19.35_1.1.0
$ make PLAT=imx8qx bl31

Get scfw_tcm.bin and ahab-container.img

$ wget
$ chmod +x imx-sc-firmware-
$ ./imx-sc-firmware-
$ wget
$ chmod +x imx-seco-2.3.1.bin
$ ./imx-seco-2.3.1.bin

Copy the following binaries to U-Boot folder:

$ cp imx-atf/build/imx8qx/release/bl31.bin .
$ cp imx-seco-2.3.1/firmware/seco/mx8qx-ahab-container.img ./ahab-container.img
$ cp imx-sc-firmware-   .

Build U-Boot

$ make imx8qxp_mek_defconfig
$ make flash.bin

Flash the binary into the SD card

Burn the flash.bin binary to SD card offset 32KB:

$ sudo dd if=flash.bin of=/dev/sd[x] bs=1024 seek=32 conv=notrunc


Set Boot switch SW2: 1100.