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Support for Xilinx architectures (Zynq, ZynqMP and MicroBlaze) are available in Yocto/OE provided by either the OpenEmbedded Core or for additional and more complete support the meta-xilinx layer. The meta-xilinx layer also provides a number of BSPs for common boards which use Xilinx devices.

meta-xilinx

The meta-xilinx layer provides additional support for Yocto/OE, adding recipes for various components, refer to the README for additional details.

The meta-xilinx layer can be viewed via http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit/cgit.cgi/meta-xilinx/. And can be cloned via either:

Branch
Yocto Release
State
Notes
master
2.3 - 2016-11-xx
Tracking

Morty
2.2 - 2016-10-xx
Stable

krogoth
2.1 - 2016-05-20
Stable

jethro
2.0 - 2015-11-23
Stable
Support Yocto/OE 2.0 and GCCv5.2
fido
1.8 - 2015-04-24
Stable
Added ZynqMP Support
dizzy
1.7 - 2014-10-31
Stable

daisy
1.6 - 2014-04-25
Stable

dora
1.5 - 2013-10-18
Unsupported
This release is not supported
dylan
1.4 - 2013-04-26
Unsupported
This release is not supported
danny
1.3 - 2012-10-25
Unsupported
This release is not supported
For Yocto Release Information see the Yocto Project's Release Schedule (https://wiki.yoctoproject.org/wiki/Releases)

The release branch information is available below
https://github.com/Xilinx/meta-xilinx/
Branch
Yocto Release
State
Notes
rel-v2017.1
Based on Morty
Stable
Available on GitHub
rel-v2016.4
Based on Krogoth
Stable
Available on GitHub
rel-v2016.3
Based on Krogoth
Stable
Available on GitHub
rel-v2016.2
Based on Jethro
Stable
Available on GitHub
rel-v2016.1
Based on Jethro
Stable
Available on GitHub

meta-xilinx Mailing List

The meta-xilinx layer is part of the meta-xilinx community. A mailing list exists where discussions, patches, comments and questions can be posted. To subscribe to the meta-xilinx mailing list go to https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/meta-xilinx.

meta-petalinux

meta-petalinux is a distro layer to provide all the supported packages to be consumed by PetaLinux Tools. There is support for Xilinx SDK toolchain as well.
The meta-petalinux layer can be viewed via http://github.com/Xilinx/meta-petalinux

Branch
Yocto Release
State
Notes
master
Based on Morty
Tracking

rel-v2017.1
Based on Morty
Stable
v2017.1 release
rel-v2016.4
Based on Krogoth
Stable
v2016.4 release
rel-v2016.3
Based on Krogoth
Stable
v2016.3 release
rel-v2016.2
Based on Jethro
Stable
v2016.1 release
rel-v2016.1
Based on Jethro
Stable
v2016.2 release

meta-petalinux Mailing List

The meta-petalinux layer is part of the meta-xilinx community. A mailing list exists where discussions, patches, comments and questions can be posted. To subscribe to the meta-petlainux mailing list go to https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/meta-xilinx.
Please follow the guidlines as indicated at README

meta-xilinx-tools

meta-xilinx-tools is a layer to support all baremetal components from Xilinx. This layer depends on XSCT being installed in the path.
The meta-petalinux layer can be viewed via http://github.com/Xilinx/meta-xilinx-tools
Branch
Yocto Release
State
Notes
master
Based on Krogoth
Tracking

rel-v2017.1
Based on Morty
Stable
v2017.1 release
rel-v2016.4
Based on Krogoth
Stable
v2016.4 release
rel-v2016.3
Based on Krogoth
Stable
v2016.3 release

meta-xilinx-tools Mailing List

The meta-xilinx-tools layer is part of the meta-xilinx community. A mailing list exists where discussions, patches, comments and questions can be posted. To subscribe to the meta-xilinx-tools mailing list go to https://lists.yoctoproject.org/listinfo/meta-xilinx.
Please follow the guidlines as indicated at README

Getting Started With Yocto

The meta-xilinx layer can be used with a variety of Yocto setups and configurations. There are a number of resources available for which cover getting started with Yocto and OE, below is a collection of useful resources.

Related Links

Reference Resources