QorIQ SDK v1.4 - Release Notes

QorIQ SDK v1.4 - Release Notes
QorIQ SDK v1.4 - Release Notes
27-Jun-2013
I am pleased to announce availability of the Freescale Linux SDK for QorIQ Processors, v1.4 which
includes support for the following processors:
 QorIQ Communications Processors Value-Performance Tier: P1010, P1020, P1021, P1022,
P1023, P1024, P1025
 QorIQ Communications Processors Mid-Performance Tier: P2020, P2041/0, P3041
 QorIQ Communications Processors High-Performance Tier: P4080, P5020, P5040, T4240
 QorIQ Qonverge BSC Series: BSC9131, BSC9132
 QorIQ Qonverge B Series: B4420, B4860
See list of new features and changes in QorIQ SDK v1.4 in the What’s New section below.
See download instructions in the How to obtain this release section below.
What's New
See list of changes for SDK 1.4 below. SDK 1.4 supports all processors and boards using a common UBoot and Linux source base and replaces SDK 1.3.2 and prior releases.
SDK 1.4 New Features and Changes
Processor and Board Support
 Pre-silicon support for T42420/4160 rev 2 and B4860/4420 rev 2
 BSC9131 rev 1 and BSC9131RDB
 BSC9132 rev 1 and BSC9132QDS
 G4860 rev 1
 TWR-P1025
 P1020RDB-PD
 P1023RDB-PA
 P1010RDB 1 GHz
 MPC85xx processor and board support removed
 P1020UTM, P1020MBG, P1020RDB-PC, P1024RDB, P1025RDB, P1023RDS support removed
Yocto and Toolchain
 Yocto/Poky 1.4 "Dylan"
 gcc-4.7.2, eglibc-2.15, binutils-2.23.1, gdb-7.5.1
 Mixed mode builds - ability to build both 32-bit and 64-bit applications with same toolchain
U-Boot Boot Loader
 U-Boot 2013.01
 Secure Boot for T4240 and B4860
 Cryptographic blob generation commands in ESBC
Linux Kernel and Virtualization
 Linux kernel 3.8.13
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Linux Preempt Real-Time (RT) - v3.8.13-rt9
Preempt RT support for B4860QDS and TWR-P1025
Linux Container (LXC) 0.9.0
Libvirt 1.0.3
Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) features:
KVM: e6500 - T4240 and B4860
KVM: QEMU 1.4
KVM: USB pass through
Freescale Embedded Hypervisor (Topaz)
 T4240/4160 rev 1 and B4860/4420 rev 1
 e6500 LRAT
 e6500 Multithreading
 hv2p configuration for T4240 and B4860
 PCIe under Topaz for T4240 and B4860
Linux Kernel and Device Drivers
 DPAA Offloading driver added [P4080, B4860/4420]
 Ethernet DPAA: ethtool update relating to 3.8 kernel upgrade
 Ethernet DPAA: PAUSE frame run-time control using ethtool
 Ethernet DPAA: netpoll support
 Ethernet DPAA: Linux standard API for hardware timestamping (IEEE1588)
 Ethernet DPAA: Removed the Qdisc support bypass from the standard SDK configuration
 FMan: Virtual Storage Profile using chosen node
 FMan: Pre-silicon support for T4240 and B4860 rev 2
 FMan: Microcode version update
 IEEE1588 driver: P5040 and 64-bit
 PCIe: hot remove/rescan
 PCIe: End Point (EP) support [P4080, T4240]
 QMAN: Pre-silicon support for T4240 and B4860 rev 2
 SEC: QMan Interface for DPAA processors
 Thermal Monitor support [using on-board sensors for T4240QDS, B4860QDS, P1022DS]
 XFI support on B4860QDS
Application Specific Fastpath (ASF)
 64-bit kernel support
 P5020 and P5040, 32-bit and 64-bit
 IPv6
 IPSec Protocol offload, CAAM
 IPSec Authentication Header (AH), CAAM
 QoS
 Skbless support for firewall
 QMAN interface, DPAA, improved IPFwd performance
 Scatter Gather for CAAM, improved IPsec performance
User Space Datapath Acceleration Architecture (USDPAA)
 Management of QBMan resources and DMA-enabled memory
 DPAA Offload applications
 LXC Demo
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RapidIO Message Unit (RMU) application
Simple Proto
USDPAA shared-mac and macless sample for T4240 and B4860
Other Tools and Utilities
 IXXAT v1.06 IEEE1588 application stack [TWR-P1025]
 PME Tools source code release
 Thermal Monitor, web-based [using on-board sensors on B4860QDS, T4240QDS, P1022DS
For a list of known and fixed issues in SDK v1.4, please refer to “Known and Fixed Issues” in the SDK
Overview section in the SDK Users Manual.
How to obtain this release
QorIQ SDK v1.4 can be downloaded as ISO files (see details below). Alternatively, the SDK source
repositories can be accessed using the Freescale external git server (see link below). Lastly, SDK
documentation is available on the Freescale web site (see link below).
The SDK consists of the following ISOs:
- Source ISO - contains SDK source code, Yocto recipes, and SDK user documentation.
- Yocto Cache Binary ISOs – contains pre-built Yocto cache binary files that will accelerate building
and deploying the SDK. These are 5 Cache Binary ISOs – one for each Power Architecture core.
- Images – contains the flash and hard drive images for each supported platform. There are 5
Image ISOs – one for each Power Architecture core
- Refer to the full list of all the ISOs for SDK 1.4:
o QorIQ Linux SDK V1.4 Yocto Source ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e500v2 Images ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e500v2 Yocto Cache Binary ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e500mc Images ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e500mc Yocto Cache Binary ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e5500 32b Images ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e5500 32b Yocto Cache Binary ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e5500 64b Images ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e5500 64b Yocto Cache Binary ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e6500 Images ISO
o QorIQ Linux SDK v1.4 e6500 Yocto Cache Binary ISO
QorIQ SDK ISOs can be downloaded from this location:
http://www.freescale.com/webapp/sps/site/prod_summary.jsp?code=SDKLINUX&fpsp=1&tab=Design_
Tools_Tab
QorIQ SDK source repositories can be accessed from the Freescale external git server located here:
http://git.freescale.com/git/cgit.cgi/ppc/sdk
QorIQ SDK User documentation can be located online here:
http://www.freescale.com/infocenter/index.jsp?topic=%2FQORIQSDK%2F2880375.html
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