SYS/BIOS GA Release Notes


SYS/BIOS is a GA of SYS/BIOS. CCS users must use CCSv10.0.0 or higher.

Please read the SYS/BIOS User’s Guide for help installing and setting up your environment to use SYS/BIOS


The following documentation is provided with this release. These documents are also available via the CCS Eclipse help table of contents.

License and manifest.

Additional online sources of documentation.

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

What’s New

SYS/BIOS GA Release (this release).

Defects Fixed in SYS/BIOS (Fixes since SYS/BIOS 6.80.00):

JIRA Issue ID Summary
SYSBIOS-1386 Add User’s Guide Device Addendum with Cortex-M info (from external wiki)
SYSBIOS-1369 Update Timer_enableCC26XX() to use new PRCMPowerDomainsAllOn() driverlib API
SYSBIOS-1397 add –debug to IAR build to help C-ROV find symbols
SYSBIOS-1349 SYSBIOS shall support an M4 Agama Build
SYSBIOS-1367 add option to CortexM Hwi module to not auto-generate vector placement

Upgrade and Compatibility Information

SYS/BIOS 6.75 and 6.80

SYS/BIOS 6.73, 6.70, 6.55, 6.53, 6.52, 6.51, 6.50, 6.46 and 6.45

Host Support

Supported Operating Systems:


This release of SYS/BIOS was built and tested with the following dependencies:

Required Hardware

Device Support

Validation Information

Known Issues


For a full description of Benchmarks please see the appendices in the SYS/BIOS 6 User’s Guide.


All releases have 4 digits ( This includes GA and pre-releases (engineering, alpha/EA, beta, etc.). Pre-releases are denoted with a suffix (e.g. or

This product’s version follows a version format,, where M is a single digit Major number, mm is 2 digit minor number, pp is a 2 digit patch number, and bb 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 (e.g. bios_6_30_00_00).

Subsequent releases of patch upgrades will be identified by the patch number, ex. SYS/BIOS with directory bios_6_30_01_15. Typically, these patches only include critical bug fixes.

Please note that version numbers and compatibility keys are NOT the same. For an explanation of compatibility keys, please refer to the Upgrade and Compatibility Information section.

Technical Support and Product Updates

Last updated: May 15, 2020 Build Ver: