Wind River Linux
on NVIDIA Jetson

With Wind River Linux you can build and deploy robust, reliable, and secure Linux-based solutions on NVIDIA Jetpack 6 SDK and, without the risk and development effort of roll-your-own attempts.


Build and Deploy with Confidence


Build and optimize your Wind River®–based Linux distribution with confidence that it has been thoroughly validated and tested. You can easily prototype new designs for NVIDIA® Jetson, using latest Jetpack 6 SDK and pre-validated solutions based on open source technologies. Augment with commercial subscription for support, maintenance, and customization services.


Optimize your NVIDIA Jetson-based devices for different market segments and use cases using Wind River Linux solutions. Wind River Linux is carefully tuned to deliver high-reliability, deterministic, low-latency performance in a small footprint, matched to meet the requirements of each use case.


Integrate the pre-validated layers such as meta-tegra. Build from the ground up and create your own layers to easily locate and review all the changes made, add or remove packages, and implement specific features through customized kernel builds.


The Wind River security team constantly monitors and provides mitigation against emerging security vulnerabilities, including specific security notifications from U.S. government agencies and organizations, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team, as well as public and private security mailing lists and the common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) database.

The Best of Open Source

Yocto Project Leadership

Wind River is a founding member of the Linux Foundation’s Yocto Project and continues to help maintain many Yocto Project components. The number one commercial software contributor to the Yocto Project with committed lines of code, Wind River also contributes to project governance, advocacy, and active communications inside the community.

Wind River Linux

Wind River is the global leader in the embedded software industry, with decades of expertise and more than 15 years as an active contributor and committed champion of open source. Based on the Yocto Project, Wind River Linux solutions are fully compatible with the nvidia-tegra layer ( enhancing the use cases for commercial deployment and long-term support and maintenance.