Linaro Release Notes 17.10

Preface

These release notes are for the current release; for older releases see here.

Note that we only provide the workspace initialisation script for the current release and previous release. Contact support@arm.com if you need to use an older release.

 

Linaro Release 17.10

Kernels

  • The `lsk-4.4-armlt' kernel has been replaced with the Android Common Kernel `ack-4.9-armlt'
  • See here for more regarding the Android Common Kernel
  • This is part of an ongoing effort to align with Google's Project Treble, see here

 

Compilers

  • AArch32 and AArch64 cross compilers 6.2-2016.11 (gcc 6.2) (AArch32 | AArch64)

 

Juno

  • Prebuilt configurations 17.07 --> 17.10 (link)
  • Android Nougat 17.07 --> Android Oreo 17.10 (page | filesystem | ramdisk)
  • OpenEmbedded Minimal and LAMP remain at 17.01 (Minimal | LAMP)

 

Juno32

  • Platform resets into AArch64, performs some platform initialisation, then warm-resets into AArch32
  • Prebuilt configurations 17.04 --> 17.07 (link)
  • OpenEmbedded ALIP remains at 15.07 (download)

 

FVP

 

FVP32

  • Prebuilt configurations 17.01 --> 17.07 (link)
  • OpenEmbedded ALIP remains at 15.07 (download)

 

TC2

 

Known issues / Updates

  • Juno's Android O filesystem image does not have an MD5 checksum available, forcing fresh download on workspace reinitialisation
    • This has now been resolved
  • Juno r0 occasionally hangs during Android O boot (seems rarer on Juno r2)