With the adoption of the Yocto Project™ as its core foundation, Wind River® Linux 5 is the evolutionary next step for open source platforms, elevating the value of our popular embedded Linux platform. We now deliver a hardened embedded Linux distribution with world-class Linux support and differentiation at even faster rates for a lower cost and with significantly higher value. Our certified support and maintenance practices, advanced tools, and rich partner ecosystem will jump-start your development, raise software quality, and reduce the total cost of ownership for your embedded Linux–based next-generation devices.
The Yocto Project compliance program is meant to strengthen the project's strategic initiatives, and as a leading Yocto Project participant, Wind River has built Wind River Linux 5 to be Yocto Project Compatible—enabling developers to increase cross-architecture portability, improve software and middleware interoperability, and reduce the cost of change for their embedded Linux platforms.
|Features||Yocto Project||Wind River Linux|
|Kernel, toolchain, core user space packages, build system||
|Commercial quality assurance (QA) across entire feature/architecture matrix over a large number of development hosts||None|
|Long-term customer support and maintenance, including SLAs||None||Monthly|
|Regular cumulative service packs that include response fixes to security alerts||Every six months||Monthly|
|Commercial IP review and license disclosure documentation||None|
|Advanced simulation, compilation, debugging, visualization, and analysis tools||None|
Wind River Linux supports an array of hardware for ARM, Intel®, MIPS, and Power architectures. Wind River provides board support packages (BSPs) for widely adopted processors including Intel Atom™, Intel second- and third-generation Xeon®/Core™ processors (Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge), Texas Instruments OMAP 3, Freescale QorIQ P4080, LSI Axxia ACP34xx, and Xilinx Zynq.
If the hardware you require for your next project is not supported on our list of Wind River Linux 5 Board Support Packages (BSPs), the Wind River Professional Services team can help create a custom BSP. Please contact Wind River Sales or your local area account manager for more information.