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Automotive Grade Linux Releases

2.0 'Brilliant Blowfish'

Brilliant Blowfish Features and Benefits

Changes made for Version 2.0 (Brilliant Blowfish) of the AGL UCB include:

  Linux-based distribution updated to use Yocto Project version 2.0
  Connman network management as used by GENIVI and Tizen
  Vehicle bus messaging replaced with AGL developed solution for signaling   
  Build server moved to faster hardware with Jenkins Job Builder coming on-line in Q3 2016 
  A completely revamped test infrastructure utilizing Fuego and Lava to run standard test suites

Beta Features available for testing in the Version 2.0 AGL Staging git tree

  AGL Application Framework with life cycle management and access control that enables application and resource isolation
  Secured automotive bus prevents unwanted intrusions onto MOST, CAN, or other buses
  Audio Routing Plug-in combining the best of GENIVI and Tizen audio management enabling streamlined audio management configurability 

Release files

Board Name SOC blowfish 2.0.1 src tar blowfish 2.0.0 Binary
Reneses Porter Renesas R-Car M2 agl-blowfish-2.0.1.tar.bz2 n/a
QEMU x86 (64 bit) agl-blowfish-2.0.1.tar.bz2 agl-demo-platform-qemux86-64.vmdk
Intel Minnowboard Max Atom E38xx agl-blowfish-2.0.1.tar.bz2 agl-demo-platform-intel-corei7-64.hddimg


Prepare Repo:

  $ mkdir ~/bin
  $ export PATH=~/bin:$PATH
  $ curl > ~/bin/repo
  $ chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

To download all layers for the for the latest stable release, Brilliant Blowfish 2.0:

  $ repo init -b blowfish -u
  $ repo sync

1.0 'Agile Albacore'

Agile Albacore Features and Benefits

Based on the Yocto Project, a complete embedded Linux development environment with tools, metadata, and documentation, the new AGL distribution includes:

  Complete Linux-based distribution based on Yocto Project
  Common IVI layer that can be shared by multiple projects (AGL, GENIVI, others)
  Complete open source development infrastructure including Git code repositories, Gerrit code review and Jira bug and issues tracking, all hosted by the Linux Foundation
  Continuous integration via Jenkins
  Automated testing infrastructure 
  Westin IVI shell with Wayland IVI extension (from GENIVI)
  Support for Qt multimedia and QML applications
  Demo applications for Home Screen, Media Browser, HVAC Control and Display, AM/FM Radio and Navigation
  First open source MOST device driver developed by Microchip Technology
  Option for both native and HTML5 applications

Release files

The albacore release is available for the Renesas porter board and on 32bit&64bit x86 here:


Prepare Repo:

  $ mkdir ~/bin
  $ export PATH=~/bin:$PATH
  $ curl > ~/bin/repo
  $ chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

To download all layers for the for the latest stable release, Agile Albacore 1.0:

  $ repo init -b albacore -u
  $ repo sync
releases.1470603448.txt.gz · Last modified: 2016/08/07 20:57 by jsmoeller