Last edited 7 months ago

Changes notification - v5.0.0

Applicable for STM32MP13x lines, STM32MP15x lines

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1. Article purpose[edit source]

The article aims to help rebase an STM32 MPU project on a new ecosystem release by focusing on the impacts of the main changes.

2. Scope of this article[edit source]

This article provides some details for the main changes between STM32 MPU ecosystem release v4.1.0 and new STM32 MPU ecosystem release v5.0.0 More info.png . The aim is to help migrate your project.

All Information about the features delivered in the new release is also available in the OpenSTLinux release note.

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In case of upgrade from OpenSTLinux ecosystem release v4.0.0, check first the previous release change notification available in the wiki dedicated to the v4.y.z ecosystem releases:

3. Impacted domains[edit source]

3.1. Yocto build environment for Distribution Package[edit source]

  • For the process to enable secure boot from Distribution package updated, refer to dedicated wiki page.

3.2. Hardware configuration[edit source]

Check the device tree files for the STMP32 MPU board for more details:

Linux® kernel: between Linux kernel v6.1-stm32mp-r1 (v6.1.28) and previous Linux kernel v5.15-stm32mp-r2 (v5.15.67)

  • arm_wdt node enabled for watchdog
  • New etzpc node section

U-Boot: between U-Boot v2022.10-stm32mp-r1 and previous U-Boot v2021.10-stm32mp-r2

  • Alignment with Linux® kernel device tree

OP-TEE: between OP-TEE 3.19.0-stm32mp-r1 and previous OP-TEE 3.16.0-stm32mp-r2

  • Alignment with Linux® kernel device tree

TF-A: between TF-A v2.8-stm32mp-r1 and previous TF-A v2.6-stm32mp-r2

  • Alignment with Linux® kernel device tree
  • BL2 always runs at 650MHz (PLL1 configuration removed from DT)
  • Move compatible field to secure RCC from SoC DT to board DT
  • Shared memory with OP-TEE removed
  • For STM32MP15x lines More info.png
    • RCC configuration updated to follow new bindings
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This is possible with git diff command to get delta between two branches in the same repository.
Example with STLINUX GitHub repository and for all STM32MP1 device tree files:

git diff v5.15-stm32mp-r2 v6.1-stm32mp-r1 -- arch/arm/boot/dts/stm32mp1*

3.3. System configuration[edit source]

  • None

3.4. Boot stages[edit source]

  • This ecosystem release v5.0.0 More info.png does not support anymore the TF-A SP-MIN as secure monitor.
    OP-TEE is only the supported BL32 and you must migrate the STM32MP15x lines More info.png projects to be able to use it.
  • The MTD partitions are defined in U-Boot device tree and are no more defined in U-Boot defconfig.

3.5. Security[edit source]

  • New implementation of a secure watchdog
  • New device-tree RNG configuration
  • Use of a watchdog framework
  • IWDG early-interrupt fixing

3.6. User space and applications[edit source]

  • None

4. References[edit source]