Linux Release Notes


The Processor SDK for Linux provides a fundamental software platform for development, deployment and execution of Linux based applications and includes the following:

  • Bootloaders & Filesystems
  • Prebuilt Binaries
  • Detailed Release Notes


Please refer to the software manifest, which outlines the licensing status for all packages included in the prebuilt binaries location.

Release 07.03.01

Released May 2021

What’s New

Processor SDK 7.3.1 Release has following new features:

  • Final release on 2020 LTS 5.4 kernel
  • AM64 U-Boot support single SPL image for both EVM and SK.
  • AM64 filesystem support to enable wifi access point on startup.

Build Information


Head Commit: e995ed0ec11baf3912470f8b7c8d33dd65f2d6da configs: am64x_sk: Drop unused defconfigs
Date: Wed May 12 15:48:40 2021 +0530
uBoot Version: 2020.01
uBoot Description:
Branch: ti-u-boot-2020.01
Compiler Information: arm-none-linux-gnueabihf-gcc and aarch64-none-linux-gnueabihf-gcc (GNU Toolchain for the A-profile Architecture 9.2-2019.12 (arm-9.10)) 9.2.1 20191025


Linux Kernel

Head Commit: 023faefa70274929bff92dc41167b007f7523792 Merged TI feature connectivity into ti-linux-5.4.y
Date: Wed Apr 7 14:38:29 CDT 2021
Kernel Version: 5.4.106
Kernel Description:
Branch: ti-linux-5.4.y
Compiler Information: aarch64-none-linux-gnueabihf-gcc (GNU Toolchain for the A-profile Architecture 9.2-2019.12 (arm-9.10)) 9.2.1 20191025

Real Time (RT) Linux Kernel

Head Commit: 519667b0d81d74a6e55105dcd6072ae550352599 Merged TI feature ti_linux_base_rt into ti-rt-linux-5.4.y
Date: Wed Apr 7 21:12:27 CDT 2021
Kernel Version: 5.4.106
RT Kernel Version: 5.4.106-rt54
Kernel Description:
Branch: ti-rt-linux-5.4.y
Compiler Information: aarch64-none-linux-gnueabihf-gcc (GNU Toolchain for the A-profile Architecture 9.2-2019.12 (arm-9.10)) 9.2.1 20191025



Head Commit: 52ffccb09385ef3a369770b2fa45bc09418a5050
ti-rtos: Update metadata and versions for RTOS firmware
Date: 2021-4-05
Version: dunfell-3.1
Branch: dunfell
Release Tag:


Head Commit: ee6ff44d90945429051c8d9573c8b60705104149
omapconf: Bump to v1.75 release
Date: 2021-4-01
Version: 2020.05
Branch: dunfell
Release Tag:

Issues Tracker

Issues opened in previous releases that were closed on this release

Record ID Title
LCPD-20163 am64xx fails to boot when using the mmcmode custom build
LCPD-20130 am64xx PCIe-EP test failing due to a NULL pointer exception
LCPD-20122 Add external power supply to PCIe USB card on am64xx and j7200
LCPD-20120 U-Boot user’s guide does not mention AM64x
LCPD-20119 Kernel user’s guide does not mention ARM64 or AM64x
LCPD-20111 TSN IET (Frame Preemption) iperf3 network is unreachable with VLAN
LCPD-20107 USBDEVICE Bi-directional iperf test fails on am64xx when running from dut to server
LCPD-20023 AM64x DDR4 startup instability seen due to driver clock configuration
LCPD-20004 AM64: g_ether module failing to bringup link on host side

Issues found and closed on this release that may be applicable to prior releases

Record ID Title
LCPD-22282 U-Boot: reset to default env fails in 2021 LTS
LCPD-22281 U-Boot hangs with ‘LPDDR4_StartTest: FAIL’ error when starting on am64xx-evm
LCPD-22048 U-Boot: J7/AM64: DDR driver size is bloated up
LCPD-21510 USB devices attached to am64xx-evm are not enumerated
LCPD-21348 K3: CPSWxG: can’t disable rate limit for TX CPPI channels on Host P0
LCPD-21346 k3: cpswxg: switchdev: crash in am65_cpsw_port_offload_fwd_mark_update() when there is a disabled port
LCPD-21341 am64: cut-thru auto speed detection not working properly
LCPD-20626 am64x-sk: mmc list command does not return anything
LCPD-20618 k3: cpswxg: bindings not updated
LCPD-20553 PCI: EP: PCIe EP Not Testable - Add device ID for AM64 in pci_endpoint_test
LCPD-20323 AM64x: USB option_cv not being programmed
LCPD-20306 Occasional AM64x EVM u-boot hangs seen after new CONFIG options enabled
LCPD-20242 U-Boot: reset command fails on AM64x EVM

Linux Kernel Known Issues

Record ID Title Workaround
LCPD-22338 ipc_echo_test test on am64xx-evm fails due to a firmware file name change  
LCPD-22095 omap-spi.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22094 omap_serial.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22093 pwm-tiehrpwm.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22092 pwm-tiecap.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22091 ti,phy-am654-serdes.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22090 pci-keystone.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22089 ti,am654-hbmc.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22087 ti-tsc-adc.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-22086 i2c-omap.txt convert to yaml  
LCPD-21538 am64xx-evm PCI-EP MSI tests are failing  
LCPD-21507 am64xx and j7200 PCIe USB card must use an external power supply to enumerate the attached USB stick  
LCPD-21347 k3: cpswxg: switchdev: crash in am65_cpsw_port_offload_fwd_mark_update() when there is a disabled port  
LCPD-21334 Convert ti,j721e-gpio to yaml  
LCPD-20721 AM64-sk: Memtester failures  
LCPD-20716 video capture on am64xx-sk not working with a USB3 camera  
LCPD-20558 OSPI UBIFS tests failing on am64xx-sk  
LCPD-20385 AM64: Upstream: Set USB PHY core voltage to 0.85  
LCPD-20162 Degraded performance when running IET tests over eth1  
LCPD-20131 Uboot fails to enumerate devices attached to a usb hub on the first ‘usb reset’ call Re-run usb reset command
LCPD-20105 AM64x: Kernel: ADC: RX DMA channel request fails  
LCPD-20061 Occasional PHY error during during TSN Time-Aware Shaper execution  
LCPD-20055 Assign am64xx GPIO test pins in ltp-ddt  
LCPD-20038 OPTEE test applications are missing from rootfs  
LCPD-20006 AM64x: remoteproc may be stuck in the start phase after a few times of stop/start  
LCPD-19858 OE: OPTEE label used in SDK is old and wrong  
LCPD-19838 Cryptodev not building against 5.10 kernel