Release Information

"When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself." ~ Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

The Linaro 14.03 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) 3.10.33-2014.03 is released, based off latest LTS 3.10.30 release (CARD-785)
    • Refer to LTS 3.10.33 release for a list of changes in the latest LTS release.
    • big.LITTLE support
      • ARM MP patch set
      • IKS (ARMv7 only)
    • ARMv8 features
      • CPU frequency scaling
      • CPU topology
      • CPU suspend
    • Power efficient workqueue support
    • Android v3.10 patch set from AOSP
    • Interactive scheduler enhancements for big.LITTLE
    • GATOR
    • ARMv8 4xA57 4xA53 FVP support
    • Versatile Express TC2 support
  • Linux Linaro 3.14-rc7-2014.03 is released (CARD-788):
    • based on Linux 3.14-rc7 release
    • GATOR version 5.17
    • Android topic (linaro-android-3.14-merge) updated to get the recent code from AOSP
    • uprobes v7 (new version)
    • updated big-LITTLE-pmu topic from ARM LT
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT (bcm590xx pmu and regulator drivers, Kona PWM controller support, and bcm21664 board added)
    • updated big endian topic
    • updated Arndale_Octa/Arndale/Origen patches from Samsung LT:
      • proper fix for the data abort issue on Arndale-Octa added ("ARM: dts: Disable MDMA1 node for Arndale-octa board")
      • drivers/thermal/samsung/exynos_tmu* code cleaned up, TMU support for Exynos5420 SoCs added

    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • Versatile Express arm64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models) from ARM LT
    • updated K3V2 board support from HiSilicon LT

    • HiSilicon HiP0x Cortex A15 family / D01 Dev Board support added by HiSilicon LT

    • cortex-strings-arm64 topic (same as in 2014.02)
    • config fragments changes:
      • thermal config for arndale and arndale_octa enabled
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.03 is released (CARD-790):
    • updated to latest Linaro TCWG releases
      • Linaro GCC 4.8-2013.03
      • Linaro binutils 2.24-2014.03
    • updated Android NDK to new upstream release r9d
  • Linaro Android 14.03 is released (CARD-789):
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.03
    • mmtest failures in LAVA have been fixed
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.03 is released (CARD-787):

    • integrated Linaro GCC 4.8-2013.03
    • integrated Linaro binutils 2.24-2014.03
    • added extra ACPI tools to images (CARD-1072)
    • switched recipes using git.linaro.org from git to http protocol
    • upstreaming
      • updated git to 1.9.0
      • updated FWTS to 14.02.00
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.03 is released (CARD-786):
    • new package: xf86-video-freedreno 1.0.0
    • updated packages: libdrm 2.4.52 and linux-linaro kernels
  • Initial HiSilicon D01 member build is delivered (CARD-1105)

  • Arndale Octa build based on LT kernel has been setup for SWG (CARD-1109)
  • Made good progress on integrating VPS build slaves into android-build.linaro.org (CARD-1218)

Getting Started

Download the images for Linaro 14.03 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

14.03

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

linux-linaro-stable (LSK)

3.10.33-2014.03

14.03

here

Source, Git

Linaro Engineering Builds

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Details

Status

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

4.4.2

14.03

here

Arndale
Galaxy Nexus
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-android details

Arndale
Galaxy Nexus
Versatile Express (LSK)

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

2014.03

14.03

here

Versatile Express 64
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-oe details

Versatile Express 64

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

Saucy

14.03

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

14.03

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

2014.03

14.03

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...

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Android

4.4.2

14.03

here

Galaxy Nexus, PandaBoard

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

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.03

14.03

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

Nano

Saucy

14.03

here

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

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

Developer

Saucy

14.03

here

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

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

Server

Saucy

14.03

here

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

Android Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

android-ndk

Revision 9d - 2014.03

14.03

android-ndk download

android-toolchain 4.8 (JB)

4.8-2014.03

14.03

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-rc7-2014.03

14.03

linux-linaro download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng

3.10.33-2014.03

14.03

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

2014.03

14.03

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

0.4.8-2014.03

14.03

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

14.03

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

4.8-2014.03

14.03

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)

4.8-2014.03

14.03

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.8-2014.03

14.03

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.8-2014.03

14.03

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.8-2014.03

14.03

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 Samsung Arndale Android.

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 crashed for run with Arndale Linaro android kitkat builds

Android

Samsung Arndale

1296682

Time display truncated in Clock app

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1295559

EXTERNAL_STORAGE doesn't match with "df" output on Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale, Galaxy Nexus

1243617

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

Android

Samsung Arndale

1296546

Screen appear black sometimes when click on menu on Linaro Android kitkat panda builds

Android

TI Panda 4460

1296569

Unfortunately, GLMark2 has stopped message appear at run on Linaro Android kitkat TI-panda builds

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1083175

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

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1204800

perf test fails on Linaro android kitkat Galaxy_nexus builds

Android

Galaxy Nexus

1204047

Tethering features not available on Linaro android kitkat arndale builds.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1204042

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

Android

Samsung Arndale

1057193

Tethering feature is unavailable on ARM Versatile Express A9 board.

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9

1295130

Alarm clock doesn't work on Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1296670

ifconfig doesn't seem to work

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

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

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

987172

vexpress: android: YouTube video playback fails

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1217765

Playback of WAV file from music app failed with Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1204409

Powertop test failed on Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1255626

Browser Crashes when Download any Android app on Linaro Android Arndale builds

Android

Samsung Arndale

1298151

No hardware acceleration on Samsung Arndale Android build.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1032719

Speech Recorder crashes on Jelly Bean after clicking Record button.

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1298176

No "device-tree" directory be found on Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1298171

Information is unavailable on "Clocks", "Sensors" and "Gpio" pages in powerdebug 0.7.1 with Samsung Arndale Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1255629

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

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

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

1267475

WiFi is unstable on TI Panda with Linaro Android images. - Android Kitkat

Android

TI Panda 4430

1217893

perf shows zero for cycle and instruction counts on TC2

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1217305

Can't Sync with outlook account in Email app on Linaro android kitkat Arndale builds.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1229658

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

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

1097241

Screen backs to light after dimmed in suspend mode on vexpress A9 Jelly Bean.

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

1296581

sending and receiving message take long time from Email app on Linaro Android kitkat TI-panda builds

Android

TI Panda 4460

1033930

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1185747

Samsung Arndale Android couldn't be woken up once entered suspend mode.

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

1274057

Kernel Panic shows on Linux Linaro ubuntu TI Panda image.

Ubuntu

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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