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IPC Release Notes

March 2014

This IPC Release is targeted to SYS/BIOS 6-based platforms.

Introduction, Documentation, What's New, Upgrade Info, Compatibility Information, Device Support, Validation Info, Known Issues, Examples, Version Information, Technical Support.


The IPC product provides software connectivity between multiple processors. Each processor may run either an HLOS (e.g. Linux, QNX) or an RTOS (e.g. SYS/BIOS).

The IPC product is comprised of the following

These components are provided as source code and prebuilt libraries.


The following documentation is available:

In addition, users are encouraged to monitor (and contribute to!) the TI Wiki.

Release notes from previous releases are also available in the relnotes_archive directory.

What's New

The following significant changes have been made since 1.25.00

Upgrade Information

The IPC packages are available in the "packages/" subdirectory of the product. If you have a previous release of the IPC product, you can install this release next to it, and modify your build scripts/makefiles to use this newer release.

Compatibility Breaks!

Note, if you're upgrading from a release earlier than IPC 3.00, be sure to review the Upgrade section for each of the releases between your current release and this one. Previous release notes are available in the relnotes_archive directory.

Device Support

This release supports the following devices (though examples are not provided for all):


This release was built and validated against using the following software components. Please use the versions below, or compatible:

This release was validated using the following hardware platforms (though others are supported):

Known Issues

Version Information

This product's version follows a version format, M.mm.pp.bb, where M is a single digit Major number, mm is 2 digit minor number, pp is a 2 digit patch number, and b is an unrestricted set of digits used as an incrementing build counter.

To support multiple side-by-side installations of the product, the product version is encoded in the top level directory, ex. ipc_3_21_00_07.

Subsequent releases of patch upgrades will be identified by the patch number, e.g. IPC 3.20.01.XX with directory ipc_3_20_01_XX. Typically, these patches only include critical bug fixes.

Technical Support

For technical support, use the community forum TI E2E Community, or email softwaresupport@ti.com.

Check the following web site for updates: https://software-dl.ti.com/dsps/dsps_public_sw/sdo_sb/targetcontent/ipc/index.html

Last updated: March 6, 2014