Release Information

"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The Linaro 14.05 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?

  • Linux Linaro 3.15-rc5-2014.05 is released (CARD-788):
    • based on v3.15-rc5
    • new Android topic (linaro-android-3.15-experimental) uses the resent AOSP code base
    • GATOR version 5.18 (same version as in 2014.04)
    • uprobes topic removed - all the patches accepted into the mainline
    • updated big-LITTLE-pmu topic from ARM LT
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT (SMP support enabled for bcm21664 and bcm28155, mmc updates, more bcm590xx regulators enabled)
    • cortex-strings-arm64 topic (same as in 2014.02)
    • updated Versatile Express arm64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models, Juno (ethernet, USB)) from ARM LT
    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • updated Arndale_Octa/Arndale/Origen patches from Samsung LT
    • more HiP0x Cortex A15 family updates from HiSilicon LT. All the CPU cores enabled

    • new ftrace_audit topic from the Kernel WG (ftrace, audit and seccomp patches)
    • Big endian topic updated for 3.15
    • updated llvm topic. The "spinlock" commit is reverted to let armv8 kernel to compile
    • config fragments changes:
      • uprobes: CONFIG_NAMESPACES and CONFIG_USER_NS enabled (for systemtap)
      • arndale_octa: Enable Generic Phy support
      • arndale: Enable IOMMU/USB3/Generic Phy
      • vexpress: updated for 3.15 kernel (CONFIG_ARM_BIG_LITTLE_CPUFREQ enabled)
      • THUMB2 disabled for arndale, arndale_octa, and origen to work around arch/arm/mach-exynos/sleep.S compilation error
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.05 is released (CARD-790):
    • updated to latest Linaro TCWG releases, this is the first binary release based on GCC 4.9:
      • Linaro GCC 4.9 2014.05, featuring performance improvements and bug fixes
      • Linaro Binutils 2.24.0 2014.05, featuring aarch64 improvements
      • Linaro GDB 7.7 2014.05
  • Linaro Android 14.05 is released (CARD-789):
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.05
    • TI J6-Vayu member build has been setup (CARD-1216)
    • Android build system is using VPS build slaves, reducing the build time by 40% compared to the current EC2 slaves (CARD-1218)
    • Multinode job submission support is added to linaro-android-build-tools
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.05 is released (CARD-787):

    • integrated Linaro GCC 4.8 and 4.9 2014.05
    • integrated Linaro EGLIBC 2.19-2014.05
    • integrated Linaro binutils 2.24-2014.05
    • improved Linaro's meta layer layout for 3rd parties usage (CARD-1214)
    • added toolchain benchmark image (CARD-1413)
    • update GATOR recipe to latest release and fixed build issues
    • improved python module support in images
    • upstreaming:
      • fixed separate build directory issues for mariadb, openldap, libmcrypt, netperf, fwts, php, tmux, gpm and rrdtool
      • updated recipes: acpitests, acpica, fwts, libhugetlbfs, pm-qa, systemtap and GRUB
      • enabled PM and RT tests in LTP
      • fixed GRUB build issue
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.05 is released (CARD-786):
    • baseline migrated from Saucy to Trusty (CARD-1107)
    • added packages:
      • alsa-lib, added HDMI UCM profile for IFC6410
      • mesa, enabled freedreno gallium driver
    • updated packages: linaro-edk2, ARM trusted firmware, linaro-meta (added git to developer rootfs), xf86-video-freedreno (Add xorg configuration file), and linux-linaro 3.15-rc5 kernels.
  • ARMv8 Debian bootstrap effort is completed, see the highlight for more details (CARD-722)
  • Linaro U-Boot is updated to 2014.04 release (CARD-1034)
  • Linaro EDK2 CI is setup (CARD-1212)
  • Linaro kernels build support is added to Linaro OpenEmbedded (CARD-1220)

  • IFC6410 member build is delivered and released this cycle (CARD-1336)

Getting Started

Download the images for Linaro 14.05 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

14.05

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

linux-linaro-stable (LSK)

3.10.40-2014.05

14.05

here

Source, Git

Linaro Engineering Builds

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Details

Status

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

4.4.2

14.05

here

Arndale
Nexus 10
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-android details

Arndale
Nexus 10
Versatile Express (LSK)

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

2014.05

14.05

here

Versatile Express 64
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-oe details

Versatile Express 64

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

trusty

14.05

here

Arndale

linaro-ubuntu details

Arndale

(*) 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

14.05

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

2014.05

14.05

here

D01

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

Snapdragon 600 linux platform

2014.05

14.05

here

IFC6410

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

14.05

here

Nexus 10, PandaBoard

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

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.05

14.05

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

Nano

trusty

14.05

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

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

Developer

trusty

14.05

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

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

Server

trusty

14.05

here

Arndale, Arndale Octa, Pandaboard, Versatile Express

Android Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

android-ndk

Revision 9d - 2014.03

14.03

android-ndk download

android-toolchain 4.9

4.9-2014.05

14.05

android-toolchain download

android-toolchain 4.8

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

3.15-rc5-2014.05

14.05

linux-linaro download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng

3.14-2014.05

14.05

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

2014.05

14.05

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

2014.04

14.04

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

2014.05

14.05

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

0.4.10-2014.05

14.05

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

2.24-2014.05

14.05

binutils-linaro download

binutils-linaro details

cortex-strings*

1.0-2011.09

11.09

cortex-strings download

cortex-strings details

eglibc-linaro

2.19-2014.05

14.05

eglibc-linaro download

eglibc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.9-2014.05

14.05

gcc-linaro download

gcc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.8-2014.04

14.04

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

7.7-2014.05

14.05

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)

4.9-2014.05

14.05

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.9-2014.05

14.05

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.9-2014.05

14.05

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.9-2014.05

14.05

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (little-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.8-2014.04

14.04

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)

1311381

Information is unavailable on Idle stats & Frequency stats pages in PowerTop v2.4 with vexpress A9 Android.

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9

1032719

Speech Recorder crashes on Jelly Bean after clicking Record button.

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

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 4460, Samsung Arndale

1204374

GLMark2 crash 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

1243617

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

Android

Samsung Arndale

1229658

Information is unavailable on "Gpio" page in powerdebug 0.7.1 with vexpress A9 Android.

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460, ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express A9

1296569

"Unfortunately, GLMark2 has stopped message" appear at run on Linaro Android kitkat builds

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1083175

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

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

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

1203970

Youtube Video Playback failed on Samsung Arndale with Linaro Android image.

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 TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express A9, ARM Versatile Express TC2

1322708

MonkeyRunnerTests partially passes on Panda kitkat android build

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1049490

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1311057

Kernel Panic when run 0xbenchmark on Linaro Android Arndale build

Android

Samsung Arndale

1218236

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

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express A9, ARM Versatile Express TC2

987172

vexpress: android: YouTube video playback fails

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express TC2

1217765

No audio over HDMI on 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

1322276

ZeroXBenchmark missing in lsk vexpress android build

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

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 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, ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express A9

987155

vexpress: Angrybirds display severely trucated

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

1175457

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1308478

security certificate pop-up window shows on browser Samsung Arndale Linaro Android kitkat build

Android

Samsung Arndale

1267475

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1217893

perf shows zero for cycle and instruction counts on TC2

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express TC2

1217305

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

Android

Samsung Arndale

1185785

ADB over USB is unavailable on Samsung Arndale with Linaro Android image.

Android

Samsung Arndale

1243325

Black screen shows if exit then re-launch AngryBird on Linaro Android.

Android

Samsung Arndale, ARM Versatile Express A9

1097241

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

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

1047298

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

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express A9

1254684

while opening Browser crash on Linaro Android kitkat builds.

Android

TI Panda 4430, 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

1128761

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

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430

1324369

TI Panda 4430 with Linux Linaro ubuntu get frozen during git clone.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430

1322567

SSH connection failed on Linux Linaro ubuntu image.

Ubuntu

Samsung Arndale

1304373

Total test case numbers changing in PM-QA test suite on Samsung Arndale Linux Linaro ubuntu.

Ubuntu

Samsung Arndale

1311988

TI Panda 4430 and 4460 is unstable on Linux Linaro ubuntu images.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1164329

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

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4460

1269550

No any Cache, Clock and Instruction data in DS-5 Streamline on TI Panda ubuntu image.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1310888

MAC address on TI Panda 4430 & 4460 is randomly changing after every reboot.

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

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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* 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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