Flashing your Board

This section covers the flashing of Intel® Edison compute module mated on the Arduino* expansion board, or the mini breakout board with the latest Yocto* poky image.

The Yocto* Poky image (formerly called firmware) is the board operating system that allows for example the use of Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth®, analog and digital controls.

If your host operating system is Linux*, Mac* OS X* or 64-bit Windows*, the recommended method to flash the OS image is to download and run the setup tool for the Intel® Edison board. Simply follow the on-screen prompts to flash your board with the latest image for the Intel® Edison board.

The following pages explain how to manually flash the Yocto* Poky image to your board depending on the host operating system, as an alternative to using the setup tool:

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