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Installing the Operating System - Iris

 
 

Overview

In this second how-to section, you will power on your system and use the Toradex Easy Installer to flash the latest Toradex pre-built image to your module.

In this module you will:

  • Power on your system.
  • Use the graphical interface to flash Linux.

Step 1

Power-on your board and you should see the Toradex Easy Installer displayed on the monitor attached to the DVI port of the Iris. Images available for download are listed. If none are currently shown, check if the Ethernet cable is connected and press "r" to refresh.



  • Toradex Easy Installer

    Toradex Easy Installer

If your module don't have the Toradex Easy Installer

The Toradex Easy Installer will soon come pre-installed on all Colibri iMX6 modules. Please see the Colibri iMX6 revision history for more details.

If this is the case, you can follow the link below to deploy the Toradex Easy Installer to the module before proceeding:

Toradex Easy Installer

Step 2

Use the connected keyboard arrow key buttons to navigate and select the Toradex Embedded Linux Demo with LXDE and press "i" to install and enter to confirm:


  • Confirm the Embedded Linux installation

    Confirm the Embedded Linux installation

Note: While executing this step make sure your board is connected to internet source and connection is established successfully.

Step 3

Wait for the image to be downloaded and installed:



  • oradex image being downloaded and installed

    oradex image being downloaded and installed

Step 4

After the Image Installed message pops-up, use the on/off button or select the Power off option to shutdown the system.



  • Installation finished

    Installation finished