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This is the maintenance update for the post production BIOS-MCSDK 2.1.1 release. This update can be manually downloaded or automatically downloaded directly from CCS using Eclipse Update Manager; see the BIOS MCSDK User's Guide for details on setting up automatic software updates.

The BIOS Multicore Software Development Kit (MCSDK) provides the core foundational building blocks that facilitate application software development on TI's high performance and multicore DSPs. This software release gives developers the ability to evaluate major software capabilities of KeyStone family devices.

Please see Getting Started Guide for instructions to run the out of box demonstration application on the evaluation board.

The major updates from the post production release, BIOS-MCSDK 2.1.1, are:
  • Introduction to OpenEM component
  • Bug fixes (see Release Notes for full list)

The foundational components include:
  • SYS/BIOS which is a light-weight real-time embedded operating system for TI devices
  • Chip support libraries, drivers, and basic platform utilities
  • Interprocessor communication for communication across cores and devices
  • Basic networking stack and protocols
  • Optimized application-specific and application non-specific algorithm libraries
  • Debug and instrumentation
  • Bootloaders and boot utilities
  • Demonstrations and examples

Please see the following wiki pages for more information:

Note: Please install Code Composer Studio before installing BIOS-MCSDK package.

Supported Platforms
Platform Development Kit Supported Devices Supported EVMs
C6657 TMS320C6657 TMDSEVM6657L, TMDSEVM6657LE

Software Defects
A list of software defects can be found here.


For technical discussions and issues, please visit

When asking for help in the forum you should tag your posts in the Subject with "MCSDK", the part number (e.g. "C6678") and software component (e.g. "NDK").


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BIOS-MCSDK Product Downloads
Title Description Size
No Login bios_mcsdk_releasenotes_02_01_02.pdf BIOS MCSDK Release Notes and Licensing overview 764K
No Login bios_mcsdk_02_01_02_06_setupwin32.exe BIOS MCSDK Post Production Package for Windows (RELEASED ON: 2/8/2013) 1109584K
No Login bios_mcsdk_02_01_02_06_setuplinux.bin BIOS MCSDK Post Production Package for Linux (RELEASED ON: 2/8/2013) 1154228K
No Login bios_mcsdk_02_01_02_06_patch01_setupwin32.exe BIOS MCSDK Patch 01 Package for Windows (RELEASED ON: 2/28/2013) 360984K
No Login bios_mcsdk_02_01_02_06_patch01_setuplinux.bin BIOS MCSDK Patch 01 Package for Linux (RELEASED ON: 2/28/2013) 360828K
ti_emupack_keystone1_setup_1.0.6.0.bin TI KeyStone1 Emupack Linux Installer v1.0.6 (Gel files and XML files) for CCS 5.1
ti_emupack_keystone1_setup_1.0.6.0.exe TI KeyStone1 Emupack Windows Installer v1.0.6 (Gel files and XML files) for CCS 5.1
MinGW Installer MinGW packages are needed to build the Intermediate Bootloader (IBL)
CCS v5.2.1.00018 This is the TI Code Composer Studio IDE. It contains the IDE, CodeGen Tools, debugger and base components such as BIOS, IPC and so forth.
Python ver 2.7.2 Tools needed to run Multicore Application Deployment (MAD) Utilities
Code Gen 7.4.0 Windows CodeGen Tools for Windows
Code Gen 7.4.0 Linux CodeGen Tools for Linux
Previous Releases
BIOS-MCSDK 2.1.1 BIOS MCSDK Post Production Release (October 05, 2012)
No Login MD5 Checksums 4K

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