[ANNOUNCEMENT] meta-intel 5.0 with Cherry Hill (Braswell) support for Yocto Project "Krogoth" 2.1 is now available

Rebecca Chang Swee Fun

Dear all,

We are pleased to announce the following meta-intel BSP layers for below Intel platform is now available for download.


Intel® Pentium®/Celeron® Processor N3000 family, Intel® Atom™ x5-E8000 processor (Cherry Hill) Yocto Project Version 2.1 – Krogoth.

Supported by Intel Common Core BSP.



Kernel feature list:

- 64-bit Yocto Project Linux Kernel v4.4.3

- Legacy drivers: SATA 2.0 and 3.0, USB Host 2.0 and 3.0, HD Audio, HDMI Audio

- LPSS I/O devices: UART(Debug), HSUART(COM), I2C*, Pinctrl (GPIO*), SDHCI, SMBus

- Cherry Hill platform on-board ethernet driver: Realtek* GBE

- USB, SATA and eMMC boot with UEFI enabled

- CPU idle states support up to C6

- S3 power management


Graphics driver (i915) feature list:

- Supports HDMI 1.4b, DP1.1a and eDP1.3.

- Supports a maximum of 3 simultaneous displays (Clone or extended mode). DP is not recommended on DDI2.

- Display rotation

- Maximum resolution of 3840x2160 @ 30 Hz /2560x1600 @ 60 Hz for DP and HDMI, 2560x1440@ 60Hz for eDP

- Mesa 11.1.1 (OpenGL* 3.3, OpenGLES* 2.0, OpenGLES 3.0)

- Intel-VAAPI 1.7.0, libVA-1.7.0

- Decoding on HEVC, H264, MPEG2, VC1, MJPEG & VP8

- Supports the following encoding formats:

- raw YUY420 to H264 i420 30 fps

- raw to MPEG2 i420 30 fps

- 1920x1080 USB raw YUY2 to camera input to H264

- 1920x1080 USB raw YUY2 camera input to MPEG2

- Video scaling

- Supports transcoding “H264 to MPEG2” and “MPEG2 to H264”

- Graphic burst mode (turbo auto-throttling)

- S3 (Suspend to RAM) and DPMS

- MVC encode

- VP8 encode

- JPEG decode/encode


Download Link: https://www.yoctoproject.org/downloads/bsps/krogoth21/cherry-hill


Thank you.



Rebecca Chang

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