Linaro Ubuntu 11.08
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The Ubuntu LEB 11.08 contains several package updates including: Compiz 0.9.5 2011.08 release which improves the user experience of the Unity 3D desktop, the linux-linaro kernel 2011.08 with the additional Ubuntu sauce on top, glcompbench 2011.08, and an updated version of libjpeg-turbo based on the 2011.08 release.
All Linaro images now use ext4 as the default file-system in order to take advantage of the performance improvements.
PandaBoard hwpacks now have support for U-Boot SPL, eliminating the need for X-Loader.
Linaro Cross Toolchain 2011.07 packages are now available for generic linux distributions and will work on Ubuntu LTS and the most popular Linux distributions.
The Ubuntu Developer Image integrates the latest released version of linaro-powerdebug and linaro-powertop from the Power Management WG.
The Multiarch porting efforts resulted in several package changes bringing us another step closer to a cross compilable debian/ubuntu core.
Continuous memory footprint measurement and reporting is now available for LAVA. These results can be exported against the daily and weekly images.
The ARM DS-5 environment has been updated to support the DS 5.6 release.
Ubuntu Oneiric archive now includes the 2011.07 Freescale LT Kernel that enables the generation of Ubuntu images for i.MX53.
18 blueprints and 6 bugs targeted
|822593||#822593||use ext4 as default fs with btrfs coming second||3 High||John Rigby||10 Fix Released|
|824545||#824545||Multiple hwpacks do not boot correctly with ext4 rootfs||3 High||John Rigby||10 Fix Released|
|824610||#824610||Linux-tools should be available for all kernel flavors.||3 High||John Rigby||10 Fix Released|
|825343||#825343||linux-linaro 11.07 omap3 kernels have broken USB/Ethernet on Beagle xM rev C boards||3 High||John Rigby||10 Fix Released|
|830785||#830785||Enable USB Ethernet for PandaBoard NFS root||4 Medium||John Rigby||10 Fix Released|
|806543||#806543||left over cruft in images||5 Low||Tom Gall||10 Fix Released|