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AR# 66107

PetaLinux 2015.4 - Product Update Release Notes and Known Issues

Description

This Answer Record acts as the release notes for PetaLinux 2015.4 and contains links to information about resolved issues and updated collateral contained in this release.

Solution

PetaLinux 2015.4 contains the following build collateral:

* Linux Kernel Version 4.0 (Git tag: xilinx-v2015.4)

* U-Boot Version 2015.07 (Git tag: xilinx-v2015.4)

PetaLinux 2015.4 New Features

  • PetaLinux, QEMU, OpenAMP will now support Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC.

  • Arm Trusted Firmware (ATF) is now included with Petalinux 2015.4 to support Zynq UltraScale+

  • Xen Hypervisor is now included in ZCU102 BSP as a technology demonstration.
Answer Record Number Answer Record Title
(Xilinx Answer 66148) 2015.4 Petalinux - petalinux-util command allows connection of XSDB to a running QEMU instance
(Xilinx Answer 66150) 2015.4 Petalinux - Petalinux DTG will now support Zynq MPSoC, Zynq 7000 and MicroBlaze processors
(Xilinx Answer 66163)

2015.4 Petalinux - 2015.4 Petalinux - Splits pre-built packages into -dbg and -dev

(Xilinx Answer 66213) 2015.4 Petalinux - U-BOOT autoconfig is now enabled by default for Zynq MPSoC


Petalinux 2015.4 Bug fixes

Answer Record Number Answer Record Title
(Xilinx Answer 66152) 2015.2.1 Petalinux - Selecting ncurses-tools package for rootfs causes errors during petalinux-build
(Xilinx Answer 66164) 2015.4 Petalinux - FIT image image.ub works for ZynqMP

Known Issues for 2015.4

There are file name mismatches between the documentation and the actual filenames for the installer downloads on www.xilinx.com

Documented Installer file Name Actual Installer filenames
petalinux-v2015.4-final-installer.run petalinux-v2015.4-final-installer-dec.run
Xilinx-ZCU102-v2015.4-final.bsp Xilinx-ZCU102-v2015.4-final-dec.bsp

Answer Record Number Answer Record Title
(Xilinx Answer 66110) 2015.4 Petalinux - Device Tree Generator generates DTSIs for PS but not for PL in Zynq MPSoC
(Xilinx Answer 66144) 2015.4 Petalinux - Zynq MPSoC clock.dtsi is static.
(Xilinx Answer 66145) 2015.4 Petalinux - petalinux-util --jtag-logbuf will not support A53
Xilinx Answer 66170) 2015.4 Petalinux - Libraries from toolchains such as libc are not stripped on the target rootfs
(Xilinx Answer 66176) 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Cannot create FreeRTOS OpenAMP apps when selecting "Create New" BSP option
(Xilinx Answer 66177) 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Compilation warnings when building FreeRTOS Zynq OpenAMP applications
(Xilinx Answer 66178) 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Running FreeRTOS OpenAMP apps display an assert error saying Assert failed in file port.c, line 410 when exiting the application.
(Xilinx Answer 66185) 2015.4 OPENAMP FreeRTOS RPC demo fails occasionally on Zynq MPSoC
(Xilinx Answer 66182) 2015.4 Petalinux : QEMU does not include SDL to display graphic output over virtual Display Port
(Xilinx Answer 66187) 2015.4 Petalinux : QEMU does not connect all GEM's to host network
(Xilinx Answer 66367) 2015.4 Petalinux - MIO Ethernet does not work on ZCU102 RevB boards with the 2015.4 Petalinux ZCU102 BSP

Linked Answer Records

Master Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
55776 Release Notes and Known Issues for PetaLinux 2013.04 and later tool versions N/A N/A
64375 Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Solution Center N/A N/A

Child Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
66144 2015.4 Petalinux - Zynq MPSoC clock DTSI is static N/A N/A
66170 2015.4 PetaLinux - Libraries from toolchains such as libc are not stripped on the target rootfs N/A N/A
66176 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Cannot create FreeRTOS OpenAMP apps when selecting the "Create New" BSP option N/A N/A
66177 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Compilation warnings when building FreeRTOS Zynq OpenAMP applications. N/A N/A
66145 2015.4 Petalinux - petalinux-util --jtag-logbuf will not support A53 N/A N/A
66178 2015.4 XSDK, OpenAMP - Running FreeRTOS OpenAMP apps display an assert error saying “Assert failed in file port.c, line 410” when exiting the application. N/A N/A
66152 2015.2.1 Petalinux - Selecting ncurses-tools package for rootfs causes errors during petalinux-build N/A N/A
66164 2015.4 Petalinux - Is generation of a FIT image (image.ub) for Zynq MPSoC supported? N/A N/A
66148 PetaLinux 2015.4 - petalinux-util command allows connection of XSDB to a running QEMU instance. N/A N/A
66150 2015.4 Petalinux - Petalinux DTG will now support ZynqMPSoC, Zynq 7000 and Microblaze processors N/A N/A
66163 2015.4 Petalinux - Splits pre-built packages into -dbg and -dev. N/A N/A
66110 2015.4 Petalinux - Device Tree Generator generates DTSIs for PS but not for PL in Zynq MPSoC N/A N/A
66185 2015.4 OPENAMP FreeRTOS RPC demo fails occasionally on Zynq MPSoC N/A N/A
66187 2015.4 PetaLinux : QEMU does not connect all GEMs to host network. N/A N/A
66182 2015.4 Petalinux : QEMU does not include SDL to display graphic output over virtual Display Port N/A N/A
66213 2015.4 Petalinux - U-BOOT autoconfig is now enabled by default for Zynq MPSoC N/A N/A
66296 2015.4 PetaLinux - petalinux-build fails with default u-boot bsp configuration N/A N/A
66367 2015.4 PetaLinux - MIO Ethernet does not work on ZCU102 RevB boards with the 2015.4 PetaLinux ZCU102 BSP N/A N/A

Associated Answer Records

Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
66110 2015.4 Petalinux - Device Tree Generator generates DTSIs for PS but not for PL in Zynq MPSoC N/A N/A
AR# 66107
Date Created 12/04/2015
Last Updated 01/15/2016
Status Active
Type Release Notes
Devices
  • Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC
  • Zynq-7000
  • FPGA Device Families
  • Zynq-7000Q
Tools
  • PetaLinux
  • PetaLinux - 2015.4