meta-intel with Walnut Canyon 2 (Broadwell) BSP support for Yocto Project "Jethro" 2.0 now available

Ong Boon Leong

Dear all,


We are pleased to announce the meta-intel BSP layer for 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors With

Mobile Intel® QM87 and HM86 Chipsets (Walnut Canyon 2) is now available for download.


Yocto Project Version:  2.0 – Jethro



• Linux kernel version 4.1.8

• Support integrated graphics (i915)

• Support Intel Legacy Block (iLB) : APIC, RTC, HPET, WDT, LPC & SMBus i801

• Support SATA, USB Host v2.0 & v3.0, HD Audio, UART

• Support on-board ethernet driver: e1000e

• Support S3 power management

• Support single displays (HDMI, DP and VGA)

• Support 4k resolution for HDMI (4096x2160@24Hz)

• Support UHD-1 resolution for DP (3840x2160@30Hz)

• Support 3 Independent Displays (HDMI, DP, and VGA)

• Support 2D HW acceleration

• Support 3D HW acceleration (GL3.x and GLES3.0)

• Support HW Media acceleration (H.264, MPEG-2, VC-1, VP8)

• Support HW Video Encode (H.264, MPEG-2)

• Support Media Players (GStreamer-VAAPI)


The download directory is :



Intel Corporation