4.1. Release notes - 09_01_00

4.1.1. Documentation

The documentation included with the PSDK QNX J7200 is specific to the PSDK QNX J7200 package.

PSDK RTOS J7200 package documentation (PSDK RTOS Components) must also be referenced, for full understanding of PSDK QNX J7200 support.

4.1.2. PSDK QNX J7200 Features


Reference PSDK RTOS J7200 package documentation (LINK) for an extensive list of new and current features supported by PSDK QNX + PSDK RTOS. This section lists only the features that are PSDK QNX J7200 specific.


For features & drivers enabled by the QNX BSP, please refer to BSP Documentation or contact QNX.


The release is tested on Ubuntu (x86_64) 18.04 & 22.04 system and may not work on earlier or later Ubuntu systems. Enabled in this Release

Features enabled in this release, specific to PSDK QNX J7200 addon package are:

  • Added Lossless encoding support for the VPU encoder

  • The release package now has version controlled with git with a single release commit to enable convenient patching

  • CPSW updates - Note: Please use the PSDK RTOS release 09_01_00

    • Removed dependency on remote device.

  • UDMA fixes

    • UDMA driver refactor to enable concurrent access of udma resources

    • Added test capability to support larger memcpy for UDMA

  • Bug Fixes

  • IPC driver returns incorrect return code during a timeout

  • Remove dependency on bootloader to set the MMCSD clocks

  • Added support to allocate UDMA proxy per process

For additional new updates, please refer PSDK RTOS package documentation (PSDK RTOS Components). Enabled in Previous Releases

Features enabled in previous release, specific to PSDK QNX addon package are:

  • Support for QNX SDP 7.1

  • Shared Memory Allocator Resource Manager

  • SCIClient Resource Manager

  • UDMA Resource Manager

  • IPC Resource Manager

  • K3conf utility

  • SBL Boot flow support for QNX

  • DDR BW analysis tool

  • Datasheet added for IPC and io-pkt cpsw ethernet drivers

  • Support and validation with the PSDK RTOS release

  • PDK library build updated from using PDK makefile system to QNX makefile

  • Update to build system to use QCONF_OVERRIDE and support for .sym file

  • Debug build profile deprecate from the PSDK QNX build system

  • IO-PKT CPSW2G Driver

    • A72 driver for CPSW2G

    • Support for gPTP

    • Use of enet-lld

    • SMMU support

    • HW-checksum offloading

  • IO-PKT CPSW5G Virtual Driver

    • A72 driver for CPSW5G that interact with EthFW Switch running on Main R5

    • Use of enet-lld

    • Time sync with EthFW support added to CPSW9G Virtual driver

    • HW-checksum offloading

    • Single core multicast support

    • Support for dynamic IP and MAC configuration

  • Bug fixes

    • Added qnxfs partition for SD card boot to address boot time delay

    • Sciclient random ACK failure fixed.

    • UDMA Resource Manager fixed the duplicate UDMA flow-id allocation

    • Running iperf with parallel instance of cpsw2g and cpsw5g

    • The ipc_test failing to ping ipc echo testb DM image

    • The tiudma-mgr cannot be restarted after being slayed

    • The udma_memcpy_test hangs forever in case of failure

    • CPSW2G direct ethernet cable connection

For additional new updates, please refer PSDK RTOS package documentation (PSDK RTOS Components). Change Requests

None Errata

Please refer release note in the PSDK RTOS J7200 package documentation (PSDK RTOS Components) for the complete errata list. Hardware support


Refer to Release Notes in PSDK RTOS User Guide(LINK) for detailed information on supported Hardware.

4.1.3. Software Dependencies QNX Dependency


The PSDK QNX addon package is dependent on installations from QNX Software Center. The below QNX packages were used for PSDK QNX 09_01_00 build and verification. QNX SDP 7.1

QNX SDP 710 Package

Build ID

Package ID

Package Version

QNX® Software Development Platform 7.1



QNX® SDP7.1 BSP for Texas Instruments Jacinto 7 J7200 (DRA821) Evaluation Modules


com.qnx.qnx710.bsp.ti_j7200_evm PSDK RTOS Dependency

The PSDK QNX package is an addon package to the PSDK RTOS release, as such the PSDK RTOS is required. PSDK LINUX Dependency

If SPL boot mode is to be supported, downloading the PSDK LINUX 09_01_00 package is recommended for access to the pre-built binaries.

4.1.4. Device Support and Validation Information


Build Host (OS)

Run Target (OS)

Test Platform


x86_64 (Linux Ubuntu 18.04)

R5Fs running TI-RTOS

A72 running QNX

TI EVM with daughter cards


Refer EVM Setup for J7200 for more details on the TI EVM support.

4.1.5. Open Defects

Below table lists all the open defects:


Head Line


Virtual client: io-pkt: Fix memory leak during CPSW recovery

4.1.6. Known Issues

A list of key known issues with the PSDK QNX release is provided below.


Refer to individual PSDK RTOS Components release notes for known issues in each component






RPMessage_recv() can fail during combinatorial stress run



UDMA resource manager may not free UDMA resources when client exits unexpectedly.


QNX BSP 710_SVN934683_JBN6 boot issue

The public release ( QNX 7.1 BSP BuildID 6 - April 29, 2021) fails to load the MMCSD driver when booting using SBL. Please contact your QNX representative to the latest BSP. This functionality was verified as working with the QNX BSP, BSP_ti-j7200-evm_br-710_be-710_SVN977100_JBN11, the patch for which is present in the release package.

4.1.7. Additional Reports

For additional reports like test report, traceability refer PSDK RTOS Additional Reports