Development Release Information

Release Info

  • Audience: Linaro Platform and WG Developers, early adopters

  • Download: http://releases.linaro.org/platform/linaro-n/ubuntu-desktop/alpha-3

  • Hardware support: OMAP3 (Beagle C3/C4/XM), IGEPV2, Gumstix Overo COMs, ARM Versatile Express (ca9x4_ct_vxp), Efika Netbook and Smarttop, iMX51 (serial console), OMAP4 (serial console), v310 (serial console).

  • Image ID: linaro-n-ubuntu-desktop-tar-20110302-1

  • Milestone: Alpha 3

  • Profile: Linaro Ubuntu Desktop (LEB)

  • Release Cycle: Linaro 11.05

Instructions

News

  • Added Samsung s5pv310, ST-E u8500 and EfikaMX support.
  • New Ubuntu Desktop build utilising the latest Ubuntu Unity desktop.
  • New Nano image for smaller installations.
  • Kernel 2.6.38-rc5.

Issues

  • Panda board has no video output at this stage while a fix is found.
  • The Linaro Ubuntu evaluation build does not come with a default user, so GUI login is not possible upon first boot (728760). As a workaround, you can get a root shell via the serial console or on VT1 and run the following command to create a user account: adduser --gecos 'Linaro default account' linaro --ingroup admin

Release Progress

Announcement

Hi,

The Linaro team is pleased to announce the availability of the 11.05
Alpha-3 images. These are still very early developer images but we
encourage all with supported hardware to use and test them by
downloading from:

  http://releases.linaro.org/platform/linaro-n/

Highlights of this release include:

 * Added Samsung s5pv310, ST-E u8500 and EfikaMX support.
 * New Ubuntu Desktop build utilizing the latest Ubuntu Unity desktop.
 * New Nano image for smaller installations.
 * Kernel 2.6.38-rc5.

The images consist of two parts. A hardware pack which can be found 
under the ./hwpacks directory which contains hardware specific packages
such as the kernel and bootloader. The second part is the roofs which
is combined with the hardware pack to create a complete image. For
For information on how to create an image please see:

  http://wiki.linaro.org/Releases/MilestoneBuilds

More information on Linaro in general and the 11.05 plans can be
found at:

 * Homepage: http://www.linaro.org
 * Wiki: http://wiki.linaro.org
 * 11.05: http://wiki.linaro.org/Releases/1105

Also subscribe to the important Linaro mailing lists and join our IRC 
channels to stay on top of Linaro developments:

 * Announcements:
   http://lists.linaro.org/mailman/listinfo/linaro-announce
 * Development:
   http://lists.linaro.org/mailman/listinfo/linaro-dev
 * IRC:
   #linaro on irc.linaro.org or irc.freenode.net

For any errata issues please see:

  http://wiki.linaro.org/Releases/1105/Alpha3#Issues

Bug reports for this release should be filed in Launchpad against the
individual packages that are affected, if a suitable package cannot be
identified, feel free to assign them to:

  http://www.launchpad.net/linaro

Regards,
Jamie.
--
Linaro Release Manager   |   Platform Project Manager

Cycles/1105/Alpha3 (last modified 2011-03-25 18:15:03)