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From: Geoff Levand <geoffrey.levand@am.sony.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Cell Broadband Engine OSS Development <cbe-oss-dev@ozlabs.org>
Subject: [announce] PS3 Linux Distributor's Starter Kit (v1.8) released
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 14:30:48 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <48504408.8060905@am.sony.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47A3AF1E.5040308@am.sony.com>

An updated PS3 Linux Distributor's Starter Kit (v1.8) was released.

The CD-ROM image CELL-Linux-CL_20080609-ADDON.iso (189 MiB) is here:

  ftp://ftp.infradead.org/pub/Sony-PS3/
  http://ftp.uk.linux.org/pub/linux/Sony-PS3/

The changes list follows. 

-Geoff


----------
v1.8 (2008/06/09 version)

 ALL

  o Following specs are changed

    - Update Linux kernel version to 2.6.25.4. This kernel is build from 
      http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.25.4.tar.bz2 and
      additional PS3 patches. Please refer to the 'patches' directory in 
      'src/linux-2.6.25.4-20080609.tar.bz2' for details.

    - Update perfmon2 to the latest version

    - Update the PS3 utilities to the latest version

    - Update kexec tools to the latest version


 Kboot

  o Following spec are changed

    - Update Linux kernel version to 2.6.25.4

    - Update the PS3 utilities and kexec tools to the latest version


 Linux Kernel

  o Following specs are changed

    - The wireless ethernet now serves wlan0 instead of eth1.  Both wired
      and wireless interfaces still share one MAC address, hence do not connect
      them to the same network segment.

    - The wireless ethernet now supports precise WPA(IE) information. PS3
      system software version 2.20 or later is required for this.

    - Wake-on-LAN support has been added. PS3 system software version 2.20
      or later is required for this.

  o Known problems

    - There's a bug in the CD-ROM media change code in kernel 2.6.25.
      Please access CD/DVD/BD media within 30 seconds after the media change,
      else I/O errors may occur.


 Library/Commands

    - Commands for perfmon2 are updated to the latest version

    - Kexec tools is updated to the latest version


 Documents

    - Wireless extension for GbE section of Linux Kernel Overview is
      updated

    - The descriptions for ps3-dump-bootloader and ps3-rtc-init command
      are added to Platform Specific Utilities.


    - "Linux Kernel Overview", "How to Use Linux on PS3",
      "Platform Specific Utilities", and "How to Enable Your Distro" have
      been updated.

-EOF




      reply	other threads:[~2008-06-11 22:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-14 22:02 [ANNOUNCE] Updated PS3 Linux Distributor's Starter Kit released Geoff Levand
2007-05-03  0:34 ` Geoff Levand
2007-08-18  0:01 ` [announce] Updated PS3 Linux Distro " Geoff Levand
2007-12-21 21:39 ` [announce] PS3 Linux Distributor's Starter Kit (v1.5.1) released Geoff Levand
2007-12-23  1:18   ` [Cbe-oss-dev] " David Woodhouse
2008-01-08 15:11     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2008-02-01 23:45 ` [announce] PS3 Linux Distributor's Starter Kit (v1.6) released Geoff Levand
2008-06-11 21:30   ` Geoff Levand [this message]

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