Managing multiple hardware versions of your device with Yocto and Mender | Mender

These days, managing a robust and coherent update deployment pipeline across multiple hardware variants is a big challenge for many device manufacturers and device fleet managers. These variants can appear from the outside to be using the same hardware parts, but on the inside the parts can differ. There are 2 key reasons for this: first one, there is a well documented global shortage of chips, and second there are ever-shortening timeframes for hardware availability to deprecation, which sometimes requires numerous iterations over a product’s lifecycle.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://mender.io/blog/managing-multiple-hardware-versions-of-your-device-with-Yocto-and-Mender