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Release Information

"The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense." ~Thomas A. Edison

The Linaro 14.02 release is now available for download!

See the detailed highlights of this release to get an overview of what has been accomplished by the Working Groups, Landing Teams and Platform Teams:

- Highlights of this release

What was done?

  • Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK) 3.10.30-2014.02 is released
    • based off latest LTS 3.10.30 release
    • updated to latest version of GTS patch set for big.LITTLE
    • updated Android support (from Google and Linaro)
  • Linux Linaro 3.14-rc3-2014.02 is released:
    • based on Linux 3.14-rc3 release
    • gator version 5.17 (same as in 2014.01)
    • new version of the Android topic (linaro-android-3.14-merge) by John Stultz
    • uprobes v5 (new version)
    • new cortex-strings-arm64 topic (optimized memcpy, memmove, memset, memcmp, strcmp, and strlen functions)
    • updated big-LITTLE-pmu topic from ARM LT
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT (updates to gpio driver and clock framework support)
    • updated big endian topic
    • updated Arndale_Octa/Arndale/Origen patches from Samsung LT
    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • vexpress64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models) from ARM LT
    • updated K3V2 board support from HiSilicon LT

    • config fragments changes:
      • configs: add config fragments for uprobes/kprobe
      • android.conf: enable CONFIG_SYNC and family, add ION configs
      • lt-arndale.conf and lt-arndale-octa.conf introduced to hold the options specific for linux-linaro tree
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.02 is released:
    • toolchain builds now include a Fortran compiler
    • updated to Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02 release
    • updated Newlib to 2.1, featuring various optimizations and better aarch64 support
  • Linaro Android 14.02 is released:
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02
    • updated to the 4.4.2_r2 upstream version
    • memory handling functions from cortex-strings have been merged into Bionic, leading to significant speedups
    • updated pm-qa to 0.4.7
    • improved CTS and methanol test results
    • Linaro Android tree can now be built with gcc 4.9 without modifications
    • numerous patches have been upstreamed
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.02 is released:

    • updated OpenDataPlane to track git

    • added LNG x86 machines
    • merged toolchain fixes, contributed by Khem Raj
    • integrated 2014.02 toolchain
    • added extra tools to images (build-essential, git, xz) to enable more test suites at runtime
    • enabled GRUB2 for aarch64
    • included EFI/ACPI related tools for LEG
    • upstreaming
      • added mongodb recipe (CARD-1101)
      • fixed curl and git SSL issues
      • submitted git 1.9.0 recipe
      • update LTP recipe
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.02 is released
    • added startup-nsh package, contains startup script used to boot with UEFI
    • updated packages: u-boot-linaro-arndale-octa (support HDMI audio and network boot), idlestat
  • Linux Linaro LNG 3.10.27-2014.02 is released
    • based off Linux 3.10.27 kernel
    • updated to PREEMPT_RT patchset rt25
  • Linux Linaro LT HiSilicon 3.14-rc1-2014.02 is released

    • based off Linux 3.14-rc1 kernel
    • included support for K3V2

  • Linaro UEFI 2014.02 is released (source only)
  • Linaro Image Tools 2014.02 is released
    • added Arndale Octa support for Android builds
  • Linaro Test Suites 2014.02 is released
    • Openembedded SDK tests modifications
    • jtreg: updates to blacklist
    • ACPI: updated maintainers and removed ABAT
    • ubuntu/exec-latency.yaml: Add new test
    • Add openembedded smoke tests
    • pmqa: run sanity file before starting tests
    • is-cpu-isolated: Print exact isolation time instead of STRESS_DURATION
    • is-cpu-isolated: Check again if stress is already completed or not
    • KVM: added parsing hackbench measurements
    • aapits: Update git repo link
    • is-cpu-isolated: Increase stress duration to analyze interruptions
    • Add lshw test
    • netperf-client: fix set local_ip to the correct ip
    • netperf-server: if netserver started pass else start it
    • OE/netperf: adding mac mapping table for the LNG-lab
    • common/scripts/netperf-client: tee to view output
    • network-test-basic: Add support for different interface
  • Linaro PM QA 0.4.7-2014.02 released
    • cpuhotplug: skip hotplug check for cpu0
    • added common function to check the userid
    • test feature supported before running suite
  • Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.02 released, based off the latest GCC 4.8.3+svn207411 release
    • ARM-v8 crypto intrinsics support
    • new vectorizer cost model
  • Linaro Newlib 2.1.0-2014.02 released, based off the latest upstream newlib release
    • resynced with upstream newlib trunk
    • added specs file for ARM validation model
    • provided ftruncate() and truncate() stubs for ARM and AArch64

Getting Started

Download the images for Linaro 14.02 supported platforms and follow the instructions for installing the image on your device.

Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK)

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Portal/IDB/icon-android-logo-24x24.png

Android (LSK)

4.4.2

14.02

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

Portal/IDB/icon-linux-logo-24x24.png

linux-linaro-stable (LSK)

3.10.30-2014.02

14.02

here

Source, Git

Linaro Engineering Builds

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Details

Status

Portal/IDB/icon-android-label-128x48.png

4.4.2

14.02

here

Arndale
Galaxy Nexus
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-android details

Arndale
Galaxy Nexus
Versatile Express (LSK)

Portal/IDB/icon-openembedded-label-128x48.png

2014.02

14.02

here

Versatile Express 64
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-oe details

Versatile Express 64

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-label-128x32.png

Saucy

14.02

here

Arndale
Highbank
Midway

linaro-ubuntu details

Arndale
Highbank
Midway

(*) preview build; not officially supported yet

Linaro Member Builds

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Portal/IDB/icon-android-logo-24x24.png

Android (LSK)

4.4.2

14.02

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

Portal/IDB/icon-openembedded-logo-24x24.png

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2013.11

13.11

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

Portal/IDB/icon-linux-logo-24x24.png

HiSilicon D01

2014.02

14.02

here

D01

Developers and Community Builds

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Developers and community builds are not officially supported. However, we hope that they are useful and hence we publish a list of last-known-to-work images and hardware packs.

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Portal/IDB/icon-android-logo-24x24.png

Android

4.4.2

14.02

here

Galaxy Nexus, PandaBoard

Portal/IDB/icon-openembedded-logo-24x24.png

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.02

14.02

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

Nano

Saucy

14.02

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Highbank, Midway, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

Developer

Saucy

14.02

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Highbank, Midway, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

Portal/IDB/icon-ubuntu-circle-24x24.png

Server

Saucy

14.02

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Highbank, Midway, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

Android Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

android-ndk

Revision 9c - 2014.02

14.02

android-ndk download

android-toolchain 4.8 (JB)

4.8-2014.02

14.02

android-toolchain download

android-toolchain 4.7 (ICS, JB)

4.7-2014.01

14.01

android-toolchain download

aosp software rendering patches

2011.12

11.12

aosp software rendering patches download

ics gcc 4.6 patches

4.6-2011.12

11.12

ics gcc 4.6 patches download

Graphics Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

compiz

0.9.8.0+bzr20120419.2012.04

12.04

compiz download

compiz details

compiz-plugins

0.9.7.0+bzr20120410.2012.04

12.04

compiz-plugins download

compiz-plugins details

glcompbench

2012.07

12.07

glcompbench download

glcompbench details

glew

1.7.0-2011.10

11.10

glew download

glew details

glmark2

2012.12

12.12

glmark2 download

glmark2 details

glproxy

2012.04

12.04

glproxy download

glproxy details

libmatrix

2012.05

12.05

libmatrix download

libmatrix details

nux

1.16.0-2011.10

11.10

nux download

nux details

smartt

0.5

11.06

smartt download

smartt details

unity

5.0

12.02

unity download

unity details

Kernel Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

linux-linaro

3.14-rc3-2014.02

14.02

linux-linaro download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng

3.10.27-2014.02

14.02

linux-linaro-lng download

linux-linaro details

grub-linaro

2013.03

13.03

u-boot-linaro download

grub-linaro details

u-boot-linaro

2013.03.1

13.03

u-boot-linaro download

u-boot-linaro details

uefi-linaro

2014.02

14.02

uefi-linaro download

uefi-linaro details

Landing Teams Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

linux-linaro-android-lt-samsung

3.7-rc6-2013.01

13.01

linux-linaro-lt-samsung download

linux-linaro-lt-samsung details

linux-linaro-lt-samsung

3.11-2013.09

13.09

linux-linaro-lt-samsung download

linux-linaro-lt-samsung details

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon

3.14-rc1-2014.02

14.02

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon download

linux-linaro-lt-hisilicon details

Multimedia Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

alsa-lib

1.0.25.1-2012.04

12.04

alsa-lib download

alsa-lib details

alsa-ucm-conf

2011.11

11.11

alsa-ucm-conf download

alsa-ucm-conf details

alsa-ucm-test

0.1-2011.12

11.12

alsa-ucm-test download

alsa-ucm-test details

directfb

1.6.0pre1-2011.11

11.11

libpng download

libpng details

libpng

1.5.6beta3-2011.11

11.11

libpng download

libpng details

libjpeg-turbo

1.2.1+svn837

12.06

libjpeg-turbo download

libjpeg-turbo details

pulseaudio-ucm

2.0-2012.06

12.06

pulseaudio-ucm download

pulseaudio-ucm details

samplemedia test content

2011.10

11.10

samplemedia test content download

samplemedia test content details

Platform Components

lava bundle

2012.05

12.05

lava bundle download

lava bundle details

lava-android-test

0.14

12.12

lava-android-test download

lava-android-test details

lava-dashboard

0.27

12.12

lava-dashboard download

lava-dashboard details

lava-dashboard-tool

0.7

12.03

lava-dashboard-tool download

lava-dashboard-tool details

lava-deployment-tool

1.0

12.11

lava-deployment-tool download

lava-deployment-tool details

lava-dispatcher

0.28

12.12

lava-dispatcher download

lava-dispatcher details

lava-master-image-scripts

2012.09

12.09

lava-master-image-scripts download

lava-master-image-scripts details

lava-kernel-ci-views

0.4.0

12.02

lava-kernel-ci-views download

lava-kernel-ci-views details

lava-scheduler

0.25

12.12

lava-scheduler download

lava-scheduler details

lava-scheduler-tool

0.4

12.04

lava-scheduler-tool download

lava-scheduler-tool details

lava-server

0.19

12.11

lava-server download

lava-server details

lava-test

0.13

12.11

lava-test download

lava-test details

lava-tool

0.6

12.11

lava-tool download

lava-tool details

linaro-django-xmlrpc

0.5

12.02

linaro-django-xmlrpc download

linaro-django-xmlrpc details

linaro-image-tools

2014.02

14.02

linaro-image-tools download

linaro-image-tools details

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle

1.8

12.11

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle download

linaro-python-dashboard-bundle details

linaro-test-suites

2014.02

14.02

linaro-test-suites download

linaro-test-suites details

svammel

2011.09

11.09

svammel download

svammel details

Power Management Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

power-qa

0.4.7-2014.02

14.02

linaro-pm-qa download

linaro-pm-qa details

powerdebug

0.7.1-2013.09

13.09

linaro-powerdebug download

linaro-powerdebug details

powertop

2.2-2013.10

13.10

linaro-powertop download

linaro-powertop details

Toolchain Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

binutils-linaro

2.24-2013.12

13.12

binutils-linaro download

binutils-linaro details

cortex-strings*

1.0-2011.09

11.09

cortex-strings download

cortex-strings details

eglibc-linaro

2.18-2013.10

13.10

eglibc-linaro download

eglibc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.8-2014.02

14.02

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.7-2014.01

14.01

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.6-2013.05

13.05

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.5-2012.03

12.03

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gdb-linaro

7.6.1-2013.10

13.10

gdb-linaro download

gdb-linaro details

newlib-linaro

2.1.0-2014.02

14.02

newlib-linaro download

newlib-linaro details

qemu-linaro

1.7.0-2014.01

14.01

qemu-linaro download

qemu-linaro details

(*) component delivered as needed

We provide pre-built versions of Linaro GCC and Linaro GDB that target either a Linaro Engineering Build or a bare-metal target.

Name

Version

Release

Instructions

Download

Details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (little-endian)

4.8-2014.02

14.02

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.8-2014.02

14.02

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.8-2014.02

14.02

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.8-2014.02

14.02

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries

4.7-2013.04

13.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

More interested in bare-metal and long-term maintained releases for ARM embedded processors? We're working with ARM to also supply a Cortex-R and Cortex-M bare-metal build. Major releases will be made once a year with quarterly update releases. Releases will be maintained for two years.

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

gcc-arm-none-eabi

4.7-2013q1

13.03

Linux
Windows
Source

gcc-arm-none-eabi details

Known Issues

Bug

Description

Affected

Board(s)

1186187

There is crash when taking photo from camera with optimized memcpy for Linaro-Android kitkat Nexus build

Android

Galaxy Nexus

1204857

"perf" test cases Performance counter stats for 'ls' data unavailable on Linaro-android kitkat arndale builds -Android kitkat.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1092245

speech recorder crashes on TI Panda Linaro Android Kitkat builds.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1209110

Ethernet Configuration Manager is missing on Linaro Android images. - Android KitKat

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460, Samsung Arndale

1204374

Glmark2 couldn't find GLES2 driver for run with Arndale Linaro android kitkat builds

Android

Samsung Arndale

1243617

Gator daemon doesn't exist on Linaro Android kitkat Arndale builds -Android kitkat.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1229658

Information is unavailable on "Clocks" & "Gpio" pages in powerdebug 0.7.1 with vexpress A9. - Android KitKat

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2, ARM Versatile Express A9

1083175

vexpress: Android: Recorded message is just a harsh loud noise

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1204047

USB Tethering features not available on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds, -Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1204042

Gallery failed to open from UI on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds-Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1057193

Tethering feature is unavailable on ARM Versatile Express A9 board. - Android Kitkat

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9

1204800

perf test fails on Linaro android kitkat Galaxy_nexus builds

Android

Galaxy Nexus

1203970

Youtube Video Playback doesn't work on Linaro-android kitkat Arndale builds- Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1243194

powertop doesn't show any stats

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1172642

no audio sound over HDMI audio-out on linaro android panda Kitkat 4.4 builds

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1284009

Download and install apk file via Browser failed on Galaxy_Nexus with Linaro kitkat images

Android

Galaxy Nexus

893175

vexpress: ADB over USB doesn't work

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9, ARM Versatile Express TC2

1049490

Bluetooth failed to enable from Settings menu on Linaro android TI Panda Images -Android kitkat.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1254684

while opening Browser crashes on Linaro Android kitkat builds.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460, Galaxy Nexus

1218236

Gallery app crashes on start on ARM Versatile Express - Android KitKat

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9, ARM Versatile Express TC2

1285606

e-mail app failed to send email on LSK vexpress-tc2 14.02 build

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1217765

Playback of WAV file from music app failed with Arndale on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds -Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1204409

Powertop test failed on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds -Android kitkat.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1255626

Browser Crashes when Download any Android app on Linaro Android Arndale builds -Android kitkat.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1217305

Can't Sync with google account with e-mail app features on Linaro android kitkat Arndale builds- Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1255629

GCC and G++ compilers are not included in Linaro Android builds. - Android KitKat

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460, Samsung Arndale, Galaxy Nexus, ARM Versatile Express TC2, ARM Versatile Express A9

987155

vexpress: Angrybirds display severely trucated

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1040420

install apk via browser failed on panda linaro-android Kitkat builds.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1175457

1080p H.264 video playback failed on Linaro Android Kitkat, Panda builds

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1204360

Speech Recorder apps crash when click on record on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds -Android Kitkat.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1217893

perf shows zero for cycle and instruction counts on TC2

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1047298

Speech Recorder crashed on vexpress A9 after clicking Record button. - Android KitKat

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2, ARM Versatile Express A9

1185785

adb over usb is not enable on Linaro android Kitkat Arndale builds -Android kitkat

Android

Samsung Arndale

1243325

Screen goes blank when restart Angrybird app second times on Arndale Linaro - Android kitkat builds.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1262542

Glmark 2 crashes on Linaro Android 4.4.2 Galaxy Nexus builds -Android kitkat

Android

Galaxy Nexus

1033930

Tethering option is not available from Settings menu on TI Panda Linaro Android kitkat Images.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1185747

suspend-resume test not working on Arndale with Linaro android kitkat builds

Android

Samsung Arndale

1164329

WiFi is unavailable on TI Panda 4460 with Linux Linaro ubuntu image.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4460

1128761

WiFi is unavailable on TI Panda 4430 with Linux Linaro ubuntu image.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430

1269550

No any Cache and Instruction data in DS-5 Streamline on TI Panda 4460

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1194684

Some test cases failed in power management on Linux Linaro ubuntu TI Panda 4460.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1274057

Kernel Panic shows on Linux Linaro ubuntu TI Panda image.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1262668

stress-dbgsym is uninstallable in saucy causing perf automated test to fail

Ubuntu

Calxeda Highbank, Calxeda Midway

1274491

lava_test_shell connection dropped on highbank and midway when performing network test

Ubuntu

Calxeda Highbank, Calxeda Midway

When filling new bugs, please check if it's not yet reported. You can use:

Workarounds

Android

* (none).

Ubuntu

* (none).

linaro-image-tools

* (none).

LAVA

* (none).

Where To Find More Information

More information on Linaro can be found on our website.

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* Linaro Development mailing list: http://lists.linaro.org/mailman/listinfo/linaro-dev * IRC channels on irc.linaro.org or irc.freenode.net:

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* Bug reports 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 Linaro project. * Questions? ask Linaro. * Interested in commercial support? inquire at Linaro support <support AT linaro DOT org>

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