Release Information

"If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you'll never enjoy the sunshine." ~ Morris West

The Linaro 14.07 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 3.16-rc6-2014.07 is released (CARD-788):
    • based on v3.16-rc6
    • updated Android topic (linaro-android-3.16-experimental-merge)
    • GATOR version 5.18 (same version as in 2014.04)
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT. Good progress in upstreaming the code: now the topic has 21 patch on top of v3.16-rc4 vs 53 patches on top of v3.15 in 2014.06 cycle
    • removed cortex-strings-arm64 topic as the code is accepted into the mainline
    • new topic from Qualcomm LT to add IFC6410 board support
    • updated Versatile Express ARM64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models, Juno) from ARM LT. cpufreq support for Juno has been added.
    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • more HiP0x Cortex A15 family updates from HiSilicon LT

    • switched to mainline support for Arndale and Arndale-octa boards
    • updated llvm topic (follows the community llvmlinux-latest branch)
    • Big endian support (the 2014.05 topic version rebased to 3.16 kernel)
    • removed ftrace_audit topic as the code is accepted into the mainline
    • config fragments changes:
      • added ifc6410.conf
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.07 is released (CARD-790):
    • based on GCC 4.9 and updated to latest Linaro TCWG releases:
      • Linaro GCC 4.9-2014.07
      • Linaro binutils 2.24.0-2014.07
  • Linaro Android 14.07 is released (CARD-789):
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.9-2014.07
    • Pandaboard, Arndale, Nexus 10, Nexus 7 upgraded to Android 4.4.4 .
    • LSK Engineering build moved back to 4.4.2.
    • Android LSK v3.14 CI loop added
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.07 is released (CARD-787):

    • integrated Linaro GCC 4.9-2014.07
    • integrated Linaro EGLIBC 2.19-2014.07
    • integrated Linaro binutils 2.24.0-2014.07
    • upstreaming:
      • fixes recipes related to oe-core autotools update
      • cleaned up overlayed recipes
      • updated PM QA to 0.4.12
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.07 is released (CARD-786):
    • added gstreamer 1.0
    • updated packages: ARM trusted firmware (support latest FVP models), PM QA (0.4.12), LSK 3.10.49/3.14.13 and linux-linaro 3.16-rc6 kernels.
  • Integrate ARMv8 Big endian systems into LAVA and CI (CARD-772)
  • Migrate Linaro Android builds to 4.9 Linaro toolchain (CARD-1489)
  • LSK: add ARMv8 kernel + arm32 rootfs CI loop (CARD-1490)
  • Package rt-app (CARD-1491)
  • LSK: enable member kernel configs for build testing (CARD-1492)

Getting Started

Download the images for Linaro 14.07 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

14.07

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

linux-linaro-stable (LSK)

3.10.50-2014.07

14.07

here

Source, Git

Linaro Engineering Builds

Version

Release

Instructions

Download for...

Details

Status

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

4.4.2/4.4.4

14.07

here

Arndale
Nexus 10
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-android details

Arndale
Nexus 10
Versatile Express (LSK)

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

2014.07

14.07

here

Versatile Express 64
Versatile Express (LSK)

linaro-oe details

Versatile Express 64

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

trusty

14.06

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

14.07

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.07

14.07

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

HiSilicon D01

2014.07

14.07

here

D01

QSD_VerticalLogo_RGB-24x24.png

Snapdragon 600 linux platform

2014.07

14.07

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

4.4.4

14.07

here

Nexus 10, PandaBoard

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

ARM Linux Internet Platform (ALIP)

2014.07

14.07

here

Versatile Express (LSK)

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

Nano

trusty

14.07

here

Pandaboard, Versatile Express

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

Developer

trusty

14.07

here

Pandaboard, Versatile Express

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

Server

trusty

14.07

here

Pandaboard, Versatile Express

Android Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

android-ndk

Revision 9d - 2014.06

14.06

android-ndk download

android-toolchain 4.9

4.9-2014.06

14.06

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

3.16-rc6-2014.07

14.07

linux-linaro download

linux-linaro details

linux-linaro-lng

3.14.12-2014.07

14.07

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

2014.07

14.07

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

2014.07

14.07

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

2014.06

14.06

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

0.4.11-2014.06

14.06

linaro-pm-qa download

linaro-pm-qa details

powerdebug

0.7.3-2014.06

14.06

linaro-powerdebug download

linaro-powerdebug details

powertop

2.6.1-2014.06

14.06

linaro-powertop download

linaro-powertop details

Toolchain Components

Name

Version

Release

Download

Details

binutils-linaro

2.24-2014.07

14.07

binutils-linaro download

binutils-linaro details

cortex-strings*

1.0-2011.09

11.09

cortex-strings download

cortex-strings details

eglibc-linaro

2.19-2014.07

14.07

eglibc-linaro download

eglibc-linaro details

gcc-linaro

4.9-2014.07

14.07

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

7.7.1-2014.06

14.06

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)

4.9-2014.07

14.07

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (big-endian)

4.9-2014.07

14.07

here

Linux
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64)

4.9-2014.07

14.07

here

Linux
Windows Installer
Source

linaro-toolchain-binaries details

linaro-toolchain-binaries (Aarch64 big-endian)

4.9-2014.07

14.07

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

Note that we are moving Linaro issue tracking to Bugzilla. Please enter any new bugs there.

Bug

Description

Affected

Board(s)

1092245

speech recorder crashes on TI Panda Linaro Android Kitkat builds.

Android

TI Panda 4430

1209110

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

1296682

Time display truncated in Clock app

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1229658

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

Android

TI Panda 4460, ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

1296569

GLMark2 app crashes with "Unfortunately, GLMark2 has stopped" message on Linaro Android kitkat 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 LSK

Bugzilla 140

1218236 - Gallery app crashes on start on vexpress Android 4.3

Android

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

1057193

Tethering feature is unavailable on ARM Versatile Express A9 board.

Android

ARM Versatile Express A9

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

1049490

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

987172

vexpress: android: YouTube video playback fails

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK, ARM Versatile Express TC2

Bugzilla 141

1217893 - perf shows zero for cycle and instruction counts on TC2

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2, ARM Versatile Express TC2 LSK

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

Bugzilla 55

Stats for cpuidle time are always zero

Android

ARM Versatile Express TC2

1267475

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

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

1033930

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

Android

TI Panda 4430, TI Panda 4460

Bugzilla 65

Information is unavailable on "Sensors" page in powerdebug 0.7.3 with TI Panda Android.

Android

TI Panda 4430

1128761

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

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430

1310888

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

Ubuntu

TI Panda 4430, 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

Note that we are moving Linaro issue tracking to Bugzilla. Please enter any new bugs there. 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).

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