What was done?

  • Linaro Stable Kernel (LSK) 3.10.37-2014.04 is released, based off the latest LTS 3.10.37 release (CARD-785)
    • Refer to LTS 3.10.37 release for a list of changes in the latest LTS release.
    • updates to Android support (from Google and Linaro)
    • added
      • Big endian for ARMv7 and ARMv8 (CARD-1133)
      • Thermal framework DT support (CARD-1213)
      • Huge pages and transparent huge pages for ARMv8 (CARD-1338 and CARD-1341)
      • Tagged pointers for ARMv8 (CARD-1366)
      • Non-coherent DMA for ARMv8 (CARD-1342)
    • Features
      • big.LITTLE support:
        • ARM MP patch set
        • IKS (ARMv7 only)
      • ARMv8 features:
        • Big endian
        • CPU frequency scaling
        • CPU topology
        • CPU suspend
        • Tagged pointers
        • Non-coherent DMA
      • Power efficient workqueue support
      • Android v3.10 patch set from AOSP
      • Interactive scheduler enhancements for big.LITTLE
      • Big endian support
      • Thermal framework DT support
      • Pinctrl groups support (CARD-1264)
      • GATOR
      • ARMv8 4xA57 4xA53 FVP support
      • Versatile Express TC2 support
  • Linux Linaro 3.14-2014.04 is released (CARD-788):
    • based on v3.14 release
    • GATOR version 5.18 (new version)
    • Android topic (linaro-android-3.14-merge) updated to get the recent code from AOSP
    • added a new LLVM topic
    • updated builddeb topic to include a fix to add missing headers in linux-headers package on arm architecture
    • uprobes v7 topic
    • updated big-LITTLE-pmu topic from ARM LT
    • updated basic Capri board support from Broadcom LT (bcm281xx support updated, Broadcom BCM470X and BCM5301X SoCs support added)

    • updated Arndale Octa / Arndale / Origen patches from Samsung LT: CPU hotplug and BE fixes
    • updated Versatile Express patches from ARM LT
    • Versatile Express arm64 support (FVP Base and Foundation models) from ARM LT
    • more HiP0x Cortex A15 family updates from HiSilicon LT

    • cortex-strings-arm64 topic (same as in 2014.02)
    • config fragments changes: updated config fragments for ARMv8 boards
  • Linaro Toolchain Binaries 2014.04 is released (CARD-790):
    • updated to latest Linaro TCWG releases
      • Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.04, featuring performance improvements and bug fixes
  • Linaro Android 14.04 is released (CARD-789):
    • built with Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.04
    • LSK with Android for ARMv8 build has been setup
    • Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 Engineering builds have been setup
  • Linaro OpenEmbedded 2014.04 is released (CARD-787):

    • integrated Linaro GCC 4.8-2014.04
    • integrated Linaro EGLIBC 2014.04
    • added trace-cmd / kernelshark 2.3.2 recipe
    • updated ODP to 0.2 release
    • changed OpenJDK to track linaro git trees directly
    • updated GATOR to 5.18 release
    • upstreaming
      • added arm64 support to U-Boot architecture map
      • submitted trace-cmd / kernelshark recipe update
      • re-submitted GRUB build fixes
  • Linaro Ubuntu 14.04 is released (CARD-786):
    • added packages: trace-cmd 2.3.2 and trusted firmware binaries for a new ‘hidden’ ARMv8 board
    • updated packages: edk2-uefi, GATOR 5.18 and linux-linaro 3.14 kernels
    • initial developer rootfs based on Trusty (CARD-1107)
  • OpenEmbedded: included MongoDB on ARMv8 (CARD-1101)

  • Arndale Octa: added thermal (TMU) driver support (CARD-1217)
  • CI bring up: BeagleBone Black member build (CARD-1288)

  • LSK with Mali support for Arndale build has been setup, contributed by Graphics WG.

Cycles/1404/Release/Highlights (last modified 2014-04-22 10:25:55)