2.1. Release Notes

2.1.1. Introduction

The Processor Software Development Kit for Android provides a fundamental software platform for development, deployment and execution of Android-based application and includes the following:

  • Bootloader components
  • Linux kernel and
  • Android file system

2.1.2. Licensing

Please refer to the software manifest, which outlines the licensing status for all packages included in this release. The manifest can be found on the SDK download page.

2.1.3. Release 09.02.00

Released on March 2024 What’s new

  • This is a Android 14 based release of Processor SDK Android Release Features

Following features are enabled/tested in this release for AM62x Android:

  • Boot: eMMC boot, fastboot based flashing, A/B partition
  • Security: Keymint and gatekeeper implementation with OP-TEE
  • Platform: SELinux enforced mode with user build, ADB over USB
  • Connectivity: Ethernet, USB touch
  • Graphics: GPU accelerated UI with drm_hwcomposer
  • Audio: HDMI output and jack audio output/input
  • Multimedia: SW video decode/encode, USB camera, CSI camera
  • Android Baseport: Support of Generic System Image
  • Display: Support for LVDS panel and dual display (mirroring and extended) SDK Components and Versions

Component Version
Android Android 14 / Android 14 Car
Linux Kernel Linux 6.1.68
Linux Kernel Toolchain clang-r487747c
U-boot 2023.04
GCC Toolchain GNU Toolchain for the A-profile Architecture 11.3 (rel2)
Hardware Supported AM62X-SK / AM62X-LP / AM62B-P1 / Beagle Play

2.1.4. Documentation

  • Using Prebuilt binaries page provides information on getting started with pre-built binaries and booting the Android images on EVM.
  • Building the SDK page provides information on downloading and building the Android images from sources.
  • Application Notes page provides Application Notes.

2.1.5. Host Support

The Processor SDK is developed, built and verified on Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04. For all other versions of host support refer to Android documentation.

2.1.6. Known Issues

Issues Description Post Release Fix Component
SITSW-4289 OTA via SystemUpdaterSample fails N/A N/A
SITSW-1387 Mcasp: Buffer underflow console messages seen N/A N/A
SITSW-1386 Some commands don.t work from native console, but works via adb shell N/A N/A