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STM32 MPU ecosystem release note - v5.1.0

Applicable for STM32MP15x lines, STM32MP13x lines, STM32MP25x lines


This article describes the content of STM32MPU-ecosystem-v5.1.0 release of STM32MPU Embedded Software distribution and its associated ecosystem.
This delivery supports STM32MP1 series and STM32MP25x lines More info.png .

1. Delivery purpose and scope[edit source]

The STM32MPU-ecosystem-v5.1.0 release is dedicated to the STM32MP1 series and the STM32MP25x lines More info.png. The STM32MP1 series includes the STM32MP13x lines More info.png and the STM32MP15x lines More info.png. It is a major release, based on new community components version, listed in the embedded software chapter below.


This STM32MPU-ecosystem-v5.1.0 release aims at:

  • providing a full ecosystem for the STM32MP1 series
  • providing a full ecosystem for the STM32MP25x lines More info.png New
  • working efficiently with STM32 MPU boards, using one of the packages (Starter Package, Developer Package or Distribution Package) provided by STMicroelectronics: refer to Which Package better suits your needs for more information.

This ecosystem release consists of:

  • STM32 MPU Embedded Software distribution
    • OpenSTLinux for all MPUs
    • STM32CubeMP1 (Arm® Cortex®-M4) for STM32MP15x lines More info.png
    • STM32CubeMP2 (Arm® Cortex®-M33) for STM32MP25x lines More info.png
    • TF-M (Arm® Cortex®-M33) for STM32MP25x lines More info.png
    • STM32DDRFW-UTIL firmware utility for all MPUs
    • STM32PRGFW-UTIL firmware utility for all MPUs
    • X-LINUX-AI expansion package for all MPUs
    • X-LINUX-TSNSWCH expansion package for STM32MP25x lines More info.png
    • X-LINUX-ACM expansion package for STM32MP25x lines More info.png
  • STM32 referenced tools
    • STM32CubeIDE for all MPUs
    • STM32CubeMX for all MPUs
    • STM32CubeProgrammer for all MPUs
      • Keygen tool
      • Signing tool
      • Trusted package creator tool (TPC)
  • The Package Repository Service
    • hosted at the non-browsable URL http://packages.openstlinux.st.com,
    • enabled by default in the Starter Package,
    • providing regularly updated or additional packages,
  • Documentation
  • STM32MPU legacy boards support
  • STM32MP15 Evaluation boards
  • STM32MP15 Discovery kits
  • STM32MP13 Discovery kits
  • New boards support
  • STM32MP257x-EV1 Evaluation board More info green.png - STM32MP257F-EV1 board Rev.D
    • The STM32MP257F-EV1 board Rev.C is still supported on this Ecosystem release with some restrictions:
      • Low power modes not functional
      • DSI HDMI not functional (1 line DISP.DSI_INT = PD10 for CEC on EV1 Rev.D not present in Rev.C)
  • STM32MP257F-DK Discovery kit Warning.png - STM32MP257F-DK board Rev.C
More details are provided in the supported hardware chapter below.
  • STM32MPU legacy microprocessors support
  • STM32MP15x lines
  • STM32MP13x lines
  • New microprocessors support
  • STM32MP257/5/3/1 microprocessors
  • STM32MP25 packages TFBGA436 (18x18), VFBGA424 (14x14), VFBGA361 (10x10)

2. Intended audience[edit source]

The targeted audience is STM32MPU customers and partners.

3. Licensing[edit source]

This software package is licensed under a SOFTWARE LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR ST MATERIALS (SLA). Customers should only use this package in compliance with the software license agreement (SLA), STM32CubeMP1 licenses, and STM32CubeMP2 licenses.

4. Supported hardware[edit source]

This Ecosytem delivery is compatible with the following boards:

STM32MP13 boards
Boards PCBs list Main features Ordering
STM32MP135x-DK.png
STM32MP135F-DK Discovery kit
  • MB1635 (motherboard)
  • MB1897 (camera module board)
  • STM32MP135FAF7[1] Rev.Y
    • Arm®-based Cortex®-A7 1 GHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • ST PMIC STPMIC1
  • 4.3" TFT 480x272 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • 2-megapixel dual lane CSI-2 camera module with 15-pin FFC connector
  • Wi-Fi® 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy 4.1

Discovery kit with STM32MP135F MPU


STM32MP15 boards
Boards PCBs list Main features Ordering
STM32MP157D-DK1.jpg
STM32MP157D-DK1 Discovery kit
  • MB1272C (motherboard)
  • STM32MP157DAC1[2] Rev.Z
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 800 MHz
    • Basic security
    • 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • ST PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut2.0

Discovery kit with STM32MP157D MPU

STM32MP157F-DK2.jpg
STM32MP157F-DK2 Discovery kit
  • MB1272C (motherboard)
  • MB1407B (daughterboard DSI display)
  • STM32MP157FAC1[2] Rev.Z
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 800 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • ST PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut2.0
  • 4" TFT 480×800 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • Wi-Fi® 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy 4.1

Discovery kit with STM32MP157F MPU

STM32MP157D or F-EV1.jpg
STM32MP157D-EV1 Evaluation board
  • MB1262C (motherboard)
  • MB1263C (daughterboard)
  • MB1230C (daughterboard DSI display)
  • MB1379A (camera)
  • STM32MP157DAA1[2] Rev.Z
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 800 MHz
    • Basic security
    • 2 × 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut2.0
  • 5.5" TFT 720×1280 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • 5-megapixel, 8-bit camera

Evaluation board with STM32MP157D MPU

STM32MP157D or F-EV1.jpg
STM32MP157F-EV1 Evaluation board
  • MB1262C (motherboard)
  • MB1263C (daughterboard)
  • MB1230C (daughterboard DSI display)
  • MB1379A (camera)
  • STM32MP157FAA1[2] Rev.Z
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 800 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 2 × 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut2.0
  • 5.5" TFT 720×1280 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • 5-megapixel, 8-bit camera

Evaluation board with STM32MP157F MPU

STM32MP157A-DK1.jpg
STM32MP157A-DK1 Discovery kit
  • MB1272C (motherboard)
  • STM32MP157AAC3[2] Rev.B
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 650 MHz
    • Basic security
    • 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • ST PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut1.2

Out of production

STM32MP157C-DK2.jpg
STM32MP157C-DK2 Discovery kit
  • MB1272C (motherboard)
  • MB1407B (daughterboard DSI display)
  • STM32MP157CAC3[2] Rev.B
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 650 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • ST PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut1.2
  • 4" TFT 480×800 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • Wi-Fi® 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy 4.1

Out of production

STM32MP157A or C-EV1.jpg
STM32MP157A-EV1 Evaluation board
  • MB1262C (motherboard)
  • MB1263C (daughterboard)
  • MB1230C (daughterboard DSI display)
  • MB1379A (camera)
  • STM32MP157AAA3[2] Rev.B
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 650 MHz
    • Basic security
    • 2 × 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut1.2
  • 5.5" TFT 720×1280 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • 5-megapixel, 8-bit camera

Out of production

STM32MP157A or C-EV1.jpg
STM32MP157C-EV1 Evaluation board
  • MB1262C (motherboard)
  • MB1263C (daughterboard)
  • MB1230C (daughterboard DSI display)
  • MB1379A (camera)
  • STM32MP157CAA3[2] Rev.B
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A7 650 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 2 × 4-Gbit DDR3L, 16 bits, 533 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC1APQR cut1.2
  • 5.5" TFT 720×1280 pixels with LED backlight, and capacitive touch panel
  • 5-megapixel, 8-bit camera

Out of production



STM32MP25 boards
Boards PCBs list Main features Ordering
STM32MP257F-EV1.jpg
STM32MP257F-EV1 Evaluation board
  • Finished good VA32MP257F1$MR1
  • MB1936 (main board)
  • STM32MP257FAI3[3] Rev.Y
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A35 1500 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 2 x 16-Gbit DDR4, 32 bits, 1200 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC25 Cut1.1
  • Optional expansion boards
    • LVDS WSVGA display B-LVDS7-WSVGA board (finished good BLVDS7SVGA$PZ1)
    • 5-megapixel image sensor raw Bayer B-CAMS-IMX board (finished good BCAMSIMX$MZ1)
    • DSI to HDMI adapter Full HD 30fps B-LCDAD-HDMI1 board

Evaluation board with STM32MP257F MPU

STM32MP257F-DK.png
STM32MP257F-DK Discovery kit
  • Finished good DK32MP257F$AR1
  • MB1605 (main board)
  • STM32MP257FAI3[3] Rev.Y
    • Arm®-based dual Cortex®-A35 1500 MHz
    • Secure boot and cryptography
    • 32-Gbit LPDDR4, 32 bits, 1200 MHz
  • PMIC STPMIC25 Cut1.1
  • Optional expansion boards
    • LVDS WSVGA display B-LVDS7-WSVGA board (finished good BLVDS7SVGA$PZ1)
    • 5-megapixel image sensor raw Bayer B-CAMS-IMX board (finished good BCAMSIMX$MZ1)
Under construction.png Coming soon


Info white.png Information
The STLINK, embedded on the boards, requires upgraded USB PC drivers: see ST-LINK article

5. Release content[edit source]

5.1. Embedded software[edit source]

Embedded software STM32MP13x lines More info.png STM32MP15x lines More info.png STM32MP25x lines More info.png
#OpenSTLinux_for_Arm®_Cortex®-A Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A35
#STM32CubeMP1_for_Arm®_Cortex®-M4 No Yes No
#STM32CubeMP2_for_Arm®_Cortex®-M33 No No Yes
#TF-M_for_Arm®_Cortex®-M33 No No Yes
#Buildroot_for_Arm®_Cortex®-A Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A35
#STM32DDRFW-UTIL_for_Arm®_Cortex®-A Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A35
#STM32PRGFW-UTIL_for_Arm®_Cortex®-A Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A7 Yes Cortex®-A35
X-LINUX-AI expansion package for Arm® Cortex®-A Yes CPU Yes CPU Yes CPU/GPU/NPU
X-LINUX-TSNSWCH expansion package for Arm® Cortex®-A35 No No Yes
X-LINUX-ACM expansion package for Arm® Cortex®-A35 No No Yes

5.1.1. OpenSTLinux for Arm® Cortex®-A[edit source]

4.2.4-openstlinux-6.1-yocto-mickledore-mpu-v24.06.26 (Mickledore) is the new version delivered with the STM32MPU-ecosystem-v5.1.0 release. This software set consists of the following components:

  • Build process
    • OpenEmbedded v4.2.4 (Mickledore) - Updated
    • GCC version v12.3.0 - Updated
  • Embedded software components
    • Linux kernel v6.1-stm32mp-r2 (v6.1.82) - Updated
    • TF-A v2.8-stm32mp-r2 - Updated
    • U-Boot v2022.10-stm32mp-r2 - Updated
    • OP-TEE 3.19.0-stm32mp-r2 - Updated
    • External DT 5.0-stm32mp-r1 - New
    • OpenOCD version v0.12.0 - Updated
  • Applicative components
    • Weston version v11.0.1 - Updated
    • Wayland version 1.21.0 - Updated
    • GStreamer version v1.22.6 - Updated
    • GCnano version v6.4.15 - Updated
5.1.1.1. STM32MP25 main features delivered in ALPHA program[edit source]

Prior to this initial public delivery for STM32MP25 support, early adopters took parts of the ALPHA program that already released many features that are listed below and not mentioned in the following paragraphs.

Click on "Expand", visible on the right side of the page, to view all features delivered in ALPHA program

  • System
    • Clocks tree support
    • IOs management
    • Watchdog activation and reload support
    • STPMIC25 service
    • Date, hour and alarm support
    • DVFS management with 1.2GHz, 1.5 GHz OPPs
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD Thermal shutdown service in case of over heating
    • Multiple EXTI support per GPIO line number
    • DMA clients support
    • Official ARM SCMI server used in OP-TEE with SCP software component
    • Backup registers support
  • DDR
    • DDR4 and LPDDR4 4GB 12000MHz 32bits
    • DDR3 1GB 930MHz 32bits
  • Debug
    • Debug link (JTag) open service with wrapperdbg
    • Coresight support
  • Network
    • Dual Ethernet – ETH2, ETH1 RGMII
    • ETH GMAC controller with 4 Tx queues (instead 2) + RMON counters increased
    • CAN pipe support
  • PCIe
    • PCie root complex with external clock config
    • PCie root complex internal clock HSE
    • PCIe end point
  • USB
    • USB HOST, USB2/3 DRD, DRP 5V, 1.5A support
    • USB Type C with UCSI protocol connected to UCPD middleware in Arm® Cortex®-M33
  • GPU
    • VSI sw stack update (v6.4.15)
    • GPU for graphic composition with OpenGLES framework
    • GPU for graphic composition with Vulkan framework
    • GPU with OpenVX, OpenCV frameworks
    • GPU with OpenCL framework
    • GPU OPPs API at user land applicative level (with 800MHz and 900MHz OPPs)
  • Display
    • Display LVDS (no secure display)
    • Display DSI (no secure display)
    • Display DSI with HDMI transceiver
  • Camera
    • CSI Camera pipe support with sensor including ISP
    • DCMI Camera pipe with sensors without ISP
    • SONY IMX335 Sensor support with ISP
  • Video
    • VDecoder – H264, VP8, JPEG Codecs
    • Vencoder pipe MJPEG, VP8 Codecs
  • Analog
    • Limited ADC support
    • Timers support - LPTIMER
    • Timers support - GPTIMER
  • Audio
    • Audio interfaces support (I2S, SAI and SPDIFRX)
    • Generic Digital microphones support
  • Co-processor
    • Remote proc Coprocessor firmware loading service with Arm® Cortex®-M33 secure context disabled
    • Remote proc Coprocessor firmware loading service with Arm® Cortex®-M33 secure context enabled
    • RPM protocol with Arm® Cortex®-M33 coprocessor
  • Low speed interfaces
    • I2C, UART, SPI support
    • I3C support - I2C peripherals
  • Storage
    • Flashing service via DFU
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 boot from High speed flashes (SDCard, eMMC, sNORx4, sNORx8, sNAND, Hyperflash, rawNAND)
    • High speed flashes file system (SDCard, eMMC, sNORx4, sNORx8, sNAND, Hyperflash, rawNAND)
  • Security
    • OTP fuses service in u-boot
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD RIF firewalls open / minimal config in OpenSTLinux BSP components
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD RIF firewalls Ecosystem config in OpenSTLinux external device tree component
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD secure boot (FSBL Authentication/Decryption)
    • OP-TEE in DDR encrypted zone (RISAF)
    • OP-TEE Crypto service
    • OP-TEE Random generation service
    • OP-TEE Secure storage with external flash device
    • Security interanl peripharels support in Kernel (HASH, CRYP, RNG)
5.1.1.2. Main new features versus OpenSTLinux release v5.0.0[edit source]
  • Linked to STM32MP25, on top of #STM32MP25_main_features_delivered_in_ALPHA_program
    • STM32MP25 Rev.Y support,
    • STM32MP25 EV1 and DK support,
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD low power modes service with Arm® Cortex®-M33 in reset + System suspend/resume service,
    • GPU Power domain,
    • Arm® Cortex®-A35 TD tampers management,
    • I3C controller (master) Linux driver,
    • OP-TEE Secure UI service,
    • Vencoder H264,
    • Camera pipe dual flow encoding and preview formats,
    • Full ADC support (VREFBUF, VDDGPU & VDDCPU)
    • USB HOST, USB2/3 DRD, DRP 5V, 1.5A ready for certification.
  • Valuable for all MPUs
    • New OP-TEE profile management with:
      • System services (limited to SCMI server).
      • System and Secure services.
    • Firmware update feature with official ARM metadata V2,
    • UEFI boot,
    • SPI slave support.
5.1.1.3. Main information[edit source]
5.1.1.4. Main Restrictions[edit source]

STM32MP25x lines More info.png

  • dcmipp-isp-ctrl tool will fail whenever DCMIPP auxiliary pipe only is used for camera capture (need to enable DCMIPP main pipe).

STM32MP1 series

  • The partition layout always keeps the Firmware Update related partitions even if machine feature fw-update is disabled. To optimize the partition layout without Firmware Update feature, modifications are needed on flashlayout file generation and also on U-Boot source code in case of MTD partitions (storage mapping is hardcoded for MTD partitions, see How_to_configure_U-Boot_for_your_board#MTD_partitions)
  • STM32MP15x lines More info.png: Issue to boot with SPI-Nand: patches to be upstreamed on GitHub


5.1.2. STM32CubeMP1 for Arm® Cortex®-M4[edit source]

Same STM32CubeMP1 v1.6.0 version as STM32 MPU ecosystem v5.0.0 release


5.1.3. STM32CubeMP2 for Arm® Cortex®-M33[edit source]

New component - v1.0.0

It includes the Arm® Cortex®-M33 firmware in nonsecure context.

5.1.3.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • STM32MP25 Rev.Y support
  • All STM32CubeMP2 Applications/Examples for EVAL and DISCO boards
    • coprocessor LTDC 3rd layer example,
    • v1.0.0 HAL/LL drivers,
    • STM32CubeMP2 HALs compliance with MISRA C 2012,
    • RTOS w FreeRTOS instead of AzureRTOS middleware suite,
5.1.3.2. Main information[edit source]
  • RIF configuration for Arm® Cortex®-M33 managed in external DT - Refer to External device tree article for more information.
5.1.3.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.1.4. TF-M for Arm® Cortex®-M33[edit source]

New component release - v1.7.0-stm32mp25-r9.1 It includes the Arm®Cortex®-M33 firmware in secure context.

5.1.4.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • TF-M device tree introduced in TF-M build process and in external device tree component
  • TFM_Protected_Storage_CM33_trusted-firmware-m example project in STM32CubeMP2,
5.1.4.2. Main information[edit source]
5.1.4.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.1.5. X-LINUX-TSNSWCH for Arm® Cortex®-A35[edit source]

New component release - v5.1.0.

X-LINUX-TSNSWCH expansion package enables Ethernet switch behind ETH1 and ETH3 ports.

5.1.5.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 (MB1936) Rev.D board / DDR4 settings
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 (MB1936) Rev.C board / DDR4 settings
5.1.5.2. Main information[edit source]
5.1.5.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • deptp_tool issue detected and under investigation with TTECH

5.1.6. X-LINUX-ACM for Arm® Cortex®-A35[edit source]

Under construction.png Coming soon

New component release - v5.1.0.

X-LINUX-ACM expansion package enables ACM stack on top of Ethernet switch (ETH1/ETH3).

5.1.6.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 (MB1936) Rev.D board / DDR4 settings
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 (MB1936) Rev.C board / DDR4 settings
5.1.6.2. Main information[edit source]
  • Based on TTTECH software delivery v1.6.7
5.1.6.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.1.7. X-LINUX-AI for Arm® Cortex®-A[edit source]

New component release - v5.1.0.

This X-LINUX-AI expansion package is dedicated to provide a complete AI ecosystem for STM32MP1 and STM32MP25 boards and to demonstrate AI hardware capabilities for STM32MP25 boards.

5.1.7.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • Support STM32MP257 Rev.Y
  • Support STM32MP257F-EV1 and STM32MP257F-DK boards
  • VSI software stack v6.4.15 with TIM-VX™ (1.1.57)
  • STAI_MPU Unified API based on OpenVX™(STM32MP25x only), TensorFlow™ Lite (2.11.0), ONNX Runtime™ (1.14.0) and Coral Edge TPU™ (2.0.0) compatible with all STM32MPU series
  • X-LINUX-AI tool suite for software information, AI packages management and Neural Network models benchmarking.
  • Application examples :
    • Image classification C++ / Python™ example using STAI_MPU Unified API based on the MobileNet v2 quantized model
    • Object detection C++ / Python™ example using STAI_MPU Unified API based on the SSD MobileNet v1 and v2 quantized model
    • Human Pose Estimation (STM32MP25x only) Python™ example using STAI_MPU Unified API based on YoloV8 pose quantized model
    • Semantic Segmentation (STM32MP25x only) Python™ example using STAI_MPU Unified API based on DeepLabV3 quantized model
    • Support of the IMX335 raw sensor in the AI application example (for STM32MP25 boards)
5.1.7.2. Main information[edit source]
5.1.7.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.1.8. Buildroot for Arm® Cortex®-A[edit source]

Under construction.png Coming soon

5.1.9. STM32DDRFW-UTIL for Arm® Cortex®-A[edit source]

New component release - v1.1.0.

STM32DDRFW-UTIL provides DDR settings configuration and tests services.

5.1.9.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • DDR settings and tests for STM32MMP25 (DDR4 4GB 1200 MHz, LPDDR4 4GB 1200 MHz, DDR3 1GB 930 MHz)
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 Rev.D / DDR4 4GB 1200MHz
  • Support of STM32MP257F-EV1 Rev.C / DDR4 4GB 1200MHz
  • Support of STM32MP257F-DK Rev.C / LPDDR4 4GB 1200MHz
5.1.9.2. Main information[edit source]
  • Release note with STM32DDRFW-UTIL_release_note
  • STM32MP1x boards still supported
  • Utility firmware to be compiled and debugged in Cortex®-A35 Aarch64 bits with STM32CubeIDE
  • To use with STM32CubeMX or in standalone
5.1.9.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.1.10. STM32PRGFW-UTIL for Arm® Cortex®-A[edit source]

New component release - v1.1.0.

STM32PRGFW-UTIL provides utilities to manage the one-time programmable (OTP) memories and ST PMIC Non Volative Memories (NVM).

5.1.10.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • New PMIC commands to read/write STPMIC NVM content
5.1.10.2. Main information[edit source]
  • Release note with STM32PRGFW-UTIL_release_note
  • Fuses settings
  • PMIC commands to read/write ST PMICs NVM content
  • Utility firmware to be compiled and debugged in Arm® Cortex®-A35 Aarch32 bits with STM32CubeIDE
  • To use with STM32CubeProgrammer or in standalone
5.1.10.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.2. Tools[edit source]

5.2.1. STM32CubeProgrammer, Signing tool, Keygen, TPC[edit source]

STM32CubeProgrammer v2.17 version.

5.2.1.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • Flash programming with STM32MP25 on supported flashes by OpenSTLinux with STM32CubeProgrammer tool
  • Hash of (RoT Public Keys + Algo) hashes (256 bits, ROTPK) generation with KeyGen tool
  • TF-A BL2 binary signature with stm32header V2.2 with Signing tool for STM32MP25 Rev.Y
  • FSBL encryption with Signing tool
  • Signing services with PKCS#11
  • OTP programming via CLI/GUI (using STM32PRGFW-UTIL firmware binary on target)
  • PMIC NVM full read / write support (using STM32PRGFW-UTIL firmware binary on target)
5.2.1.2. Supported operating systems and architectures[edit source]
  • Windows® 7, 8, 10, and 11: 32 bits (x86) and 64 bits (x64)
  • Linux® 64 bits (tested on Ubuntu® 64 bits)
5.2.1.3. Main Information[edit source]
  • Release note with STM32CubeProgrammer_release_note
  • Legacy MPUs and STM32MP25x Rev.Y support
  • Flashload over UART OK for Utilities firmware but not available with OpenSTLinux bootloaders
5.2.1.4. Restrictions[edit source]
  • Secure Secret Provisioning (SSP) generation is not yet supported

5.2.2. STM32CubeMX[edit source]

STM32CubeMX-6.12 version.

5.2.2.1. Main changes[edit source]
  • Pinout/list and Peripherals assignment UI
  • Clocks tree UI
  • RIFs UI
  • DDR Settings
    • DDR4 using STM32-DDR-FWUTIL embedded SW binary with STM32MP257F-EV1 board
    • LPDDR4 using STM32-DDR-FWUTIL embedded SW binary with STM32MP257F-DK board
    • DDR3 tests using STM32-DDR-FWUTIL embedded SW binary
  • Code generation
    • Device trees with GPIO, IP Assignment, Clocks, RIF parts for TF-A, OP-TEE, U-BOOT, KERNEL SW components on Cortex A35 and SW TF-M components on Cortex M33
    • STM32CubeMP2 on Arm® Cortex®M33 nonsecure context
    • 2 boards STM32MP257F-EV1 & STM32MP257F-DK natively supported
5.2.2.2. Supported operating systems and architectures[edit source]
  • Windows® 10 and 11, 64 bits (x64)(b)
  • Linux®: Ubuntu® LTS 20.04 and LTS 22.04
5.2.2.3. Supported toolchains[edit source]

STM32CubeMX generates project files for the following toolchains:

  • STM32CubeIDE by STMicroelectronics
5.2.2.4. Main Information[edit source]
5.2.2.5. Main restrictions[edit source]

5.2.3. STM32CubeIDE[edit source]

STM32CubeIDE-v1.16 version.

5.2.3.1. Main changes[edit source]
    • STM32CubeMP25 firmware , TF-M firmware on Arm® Cortex®-M33 production mode
    • STM32PRGFW-UTIL firmware support for STM32MP25x on Arm® Cortex®-A35 development mode Aarch32 bits
    • STM32DDRF-WUTIL firmware support for STM32MP25x on Arm® Cortex®-A35 development mode Aarch64 bits to address DDR 4GB
    • OpenSTLinux developer package plug-in available installed on-demand thru STM32CubeIDE
    • STM32MP25 Aarch64 bits OpenSTLinux SDK available from st.com
    • cmake management update – Information in How to build and debug secure project on STM32MP25 co-processor in STM32CubeIDE
5.2.3.2. Main information[edit source]
    • Release note in STM32CubeIDE release note
    • Legacy MPUs and STM32MP25x Rev.Y support
    • STM32MP1x Aarch32 bits OpenSTLinux SDK available from st.com
    • Console semi-hosting support (logs thu SWD)
    • STM32CubeMX plug-in support
5.2.3.3. Main restrictions[edit source]
  • None

5.3. Miscellaneous[edit source]

No specific information

6. Minor release updates[edit source]

Not applicable

7. Reference documents[edit source]

7.1. STM32MP13 resources[edit source]

Click on "Expand", visible on the right side of the page, to view STM32MP13 resources


All the resources for the STM32MP1 series are located in the STM32MP1 series web page.

Info white.png Information
The different STM32MP13 microprocessor part numbers available (with their corresponding internal peripherals, security options and packages) are described in the STM32MP13 microprocessor part numbers.


Reference Name Link
Application notes
AN2834 How to get the best ADC accuracy in STM32 microcontrollers AN2834.pdf
AN4803 High-speed SI simulations using IBIS and board-level simulations using HyperLynx® SI on STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN4803.pdf
AN5027 Interfacing PDM digital microphones using STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN5027.pdf
AN5036 Thermal management guidelines for STM32 applications AN5036.pdf
AN5168 How to configure DDR on STM32MP1 MPUs AN5168.pdf
AN5225 USB Type-C® Power Delivery using STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN5225.pdf
AN5275 USB DFU/USART protocols used in STM32MP1 series bootloaders AN5275.pdf
AN5348 Introduction to FDCAN peripherals for STM32 product classes AN5348.pdf
AN5431 The STPMIC1 PCB layout guidlines AN5431.pdf
AN5438 STM32MP1 series lifetime estimates AN5438.pdf
AN5510 Overview of the secure secret provisioning (SSP) on STM32MP1 series AN5510.pdf
AN5827 Guidelines for entering RMA state on STM32MP1 series MPUs AN5827.pdf
AN4879 USB hardware and PCB guidelines using STM32 MCUs AN4879.pdf
AN5474 Getting started with STM32MP13 series hardware development AN5474.pdf
AN5475 Migration of applications from STM32MP15x lines to STM32MP13x lines microprocessor AN5475.pdf
AN5478 Camera-CSI (DCMI-PP) in STM32MP13x microprocessors AN5478.pdf
AN5565 STM32MP13 lines using low-power modes AN5565.pdf
AN5586 STM32MP13x MPU product line discrete power supply hardware integration AN5586.pdf
AN5587 STM32MP13x MPU product lines and STPMIC1D / STPMIC1A integration on a wall adapter supply AN5587.pdf
AN5692 DDR memory routing guidelines for STM32MP13x product lines AN5692.pdf
AN5787 STM32MP13x product lines system power consumption AN5787.pdf
AN5036 Thermal management guidelines for STM32 applications AN5036.pdf
UM1720 STM32Cube USB host library user manual UM1720.pdf
UM1734 STM32Cube USB device library user manual UM1734.pdf
Datasheets[4]
DS12792 STPMIC1 datasheet
DS12792.pdf
DS13483 STM32MP135C/F Datasheet (STM32MP135C/F)
(secure)
DS13483.pdf
DS13874 STM32MP135A/D Datasheet (STM32MP135A/D)
(non secure)
DS13874.pdf
DS13875 STM32MP133C/F Datasheet (STM32MP133C/F)
(secure)
DS13875.pdf
DS13876 STM32MP133A/D Datasheet (STM32MP133A/D)
(non secure)
DS13876.pdf
DS13877 STM32MP131C/F Datasheet (STM32MP131C/F)
(secure)
DS13877.pdf
DS13878 STM32MP131A/D Datasheet (STM32MP131A/D)
(non secure)
DS13878.pdf
Errata sheets
ES0539 STM32MP13x device errata ES0539.pdf
Reference manuals[4]
RM0475 STM32MP13x reference manual
(STM32MP135 advanced Arm®-based 32-bit MPUs)
RM0475.pdf
Boards schematics
MB1635 schematics STM32MP135F-DK motherboard schematics
MB1635-E02 board schematics (Discovery kit)
MB1635-E02.pdf
Boards user manuals
UM2993 STM32MP135F-DK discovery board user manual UM2993.pdf
Tools user manuals
UM2563 STM32CubeIDE installation guide UM2563.pdf
UM2579 Migration guide from System Workbench to STM32CubeIDE UM2579.pdf
UM2553 STM32CubeIDE quick start guide UM2553.pdf
AN5360 Getting started with projects based on the STM32MP1 series in STM32CubeIDE AN5360.pdf
UM2609 STM32CubeIDE user guide UM2609.pdf
UM1718 STM32CubeMX user manual UM1718.pdf
UM2237 STM32CubeProgrammer tool user manual UM2237.pdf
UM2238 STM32 Trusted Package Creator tool user manual UM2238.pdf
UM2542 STM32 series Key Generator tool user manual UM2542.pdf
UM2543 STM32 series Signing tool user manual UM2543.pdf

7.2. STM32MP15 resources[edit source]

Click on "Expand", visible on the right side of the page, to view STM32MP15 resources


All the resources for the STM32MP1 series are located in the STM32MP1 series web page.

Info white.png Information
The different STM32MP15 microprocessor part numbers available (with their corresponding internal peripherals, security options and packages) are described in the STM32MP15 microprocessor part numbers.



Reference Name Link
Application notes
AN2834 How to get the best ADC accuracy in STM32 microcontrollers AN2834.pdf
AN4803 High-speed SI simulations using IBIS and board-level simulations using HyperLynx® SI on STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN4803.pdf
AN5027 Interfacing PDM digital microphones using STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN5027.pdf
AN5036 Thermal management guidelines for STM32 applications AN5036.pdf
AN5168 How to configure DDR on STM32MP1 MPUs AN5168.pdf
AN5225 USB Type-C® Power Delivery using STM32 MCUs and MPUs AN5225.pdf
AN5275 USB DFU/USART protocols used in STM32MP1 series bootloaders AN5275.pdf
AN5348 Introduction to FDCAN peripherals for STM32 product classes AN5348.pdf
AN5431 The STPMIC1 PCB layout guidlines AN5431.pdf
AN5438 STM32MP1 series lifetime estimates AN5438.pdf
AN5510 Overview of the secure secret provisioning (SSP) on STM32MP1 series AN5510.pdf
AN5827 Guidelines for entering RMA state on STM32MP1 series MPUs AN5827.pdf
AN5031 Getting started with STM32MP15 Series hardware development AN5031.pdf
AN5109 STM32MP15x lines using low-power modes AN5109.pdf
AN5122 STM32MP1 series DDR memory routing guidelines AN5122.pdf
AN5253 Migration of microcontroller applications from STM32F4x9 lines to STM32MP151, STM32MP153 and STM32MP157 lines microprocessor AN5253.pdf
AN5256 STM32MP151, STM32MP153 and STM32MP157 discrete power supply hardware integration AN5256.pdf
AN5260 STM32MP151/153/157 MPU lines and STPMIC1B integration on a battery powered application AN5260.pdf
AN5284 STM32MP1 series system power consumption AN5284.pdf
Datasheets[5]
DS12792 STPMIC1 datasheet
DS12792.pdf
DS12505 STM32MP157C/F datasheet
(secure)
DS12505.pdf
DS12504 STM32MP157A/D datasheet
(basic)
DS12504.pdf
DS12503 STM32MP153C/F datasheet
(secure)
DS12503.pdf
DS12502 STM32MP153A/D datasheet
(basic)
DS12502.pdf
DS12501 STM32MP151C/F datasheet
(secure)
DS12501.pdf
DS12500 STM32MP151A/D datasheet
(basic)
DS12500.pdf
Errata sheets
ES0438 STM32MP15xx device errata ES0438.pdf
Reference manuals[5]
RM0436 STM32MP157 reference manual
(STM32MP157xxx advanced Arm®-based 32-bit MPUs)
RM0436.pdf
RM0442 STM32MP153 reference manual
(STM32MP153xxx advanced Arm®-based 32-bit MPUs)
RM0442.pdf
RM0441 STM32MP151 reference manual
(STM32MP151xxx advanced Arm®-based 32-bit MPUs)
RM0441.pdf
Boards schematics
MB1262 schematics STM32MP157C-EV1 motherboard schematics
MB1262-C01 board schematic (Evaluation board)
MB1262-C01.pdf
MB1263 schematics STM32MP157F-EV1 daughterboard schematics
MB1263-C04 board schematic (Evaluation board)
MB1263-C04.pdf
MB1230 schematics DSI 720p LCD display daughterboard schematics
  • MB1230-C02 board schematic (Evaluation board)
  • MB1230-C01 board schematic (Evaluation board)
MB1230-C01.pdf
MB1230-C02.pdf
MB1379 schematics Camera daughterboard schematics
MB1379-A01 board schematic (Evaluation board)
MB1379-A01.pdf
MB1272 schematics STM32MP157x-DKx motherboard schematics
MB1272-DK2-C02 board schematic (Discovery kit)
MB1272-C02.pdf
STM32MP157x-DKx motherboard schematics
MB1272-DK2-C03 board schematic (Discovery kit)
MB1272-C03.pdf
MB1407 schematics STM32MP157x-DKx daughterboard schematics
MB1407-LCD-C01 board schematic (Discovery kit)
MB1407-C01.pdf
STM32MP157x-DKx daughterboard schematics
MB1407-LCD-C02 board schematic (Discovery kit)
MB1407-C02.pdf
Boards user manuals
UM2534 STM32MP157A-DK1 and STM32MP157C-DK2 Discovery kits user manual UM2534.pdf
UM2535 STM32MP157C-EV1 and STM32MP157A-EV1 Evaluation boards user manual UM2535.pdf
UM2637 STM32MP157D-DK1 and STM32MP157F-DK2 Discovery kits user manual UM2637.pdf
UM2648 STM32MP157F-EV1 and STM32MP157D-EV1 Evaluation boards user manual UM2648.pdf
Tools user manuals
UM2563 STM32CubeIDE installation guide UM2563.pdf
UM2579 Migration guide from System Workbench to STM32CubeIDE UM2579.pdf
UM2553 STM32CubeIDE quick start guide UM2553.pdf
AN5360 Getting started with projects based on the STM32MP1 series in STM32CubeIDE AN5360.pdf
UM2609 STM32CubeIDE user guide UM2609.pdf
UM1718 STM32CubeMX user manual UM1718.pdf
UM2237 STM32CubeProgrammer tool user manual UM2237.pdf
UM2238 STM32 Trusted Package Creator tool user manual UM2238.pdf
UM2542 STM32 series Key Generator tool user manual UM2542.pdf
UM2543 STM32 series Signing tool user manual UM2543.pdf

7.3. STM32MP25 resources[edit source]

Click on "Expand", visible on the right side of the page, to view STM32MP25 resources


All the resources for the STM32MP2 series are located in the STM32MP2 series web page.

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The different STM32MP25 microprocessor part numbers available (with their corresponding internal peripherals, security options and packages) are described in the STM32MP25 microprocessor part numbers.


Reference Name Link
Application notes
AN5489 AN5489 - Getting started with STM32MP25xx lines hardware development AN5489.pdf
AN5723 AN5723 - Guidelines for DDR memory configuration on STM32MP2 MPUs AN5723.pdf
AN5724 AN5724 - Guidelines for DDR memory routing on STM32MP2 MPUs AN5724.pdf
AN5718 AN5718 - Migrating from STM32MP15x lines to STM32MP25x lines MPUs AN5718.pdf
AN5726 AN5726 - Guidelines for using low-power modes on STM32MP2 MPUs AN5726.pdf
AN5827 AN5827 - Guidelines for entering RMA state on MPU series Under preparation
AN5727 AN5727 - How to use STPMIC25 for a wall adapter powered application on STM32MP25x lines MPUs Under preparation
AN5730 AN5730 - Guidelines for measuring system power consumption on STM32MP2 MPUs Under preparation
AN6115 AN6115 - How to connect STPMIC25 unused pins AN6115.pdf
AN6116 AN6116 - STPMIC25 BOM details AN6116.pdf
AN6128 AN6128 - STPMIC25 PCB layout guidelines AN6128.pdf
Datasheets[6]
DS14284 STM32MP25xC/F Datasheet DS14284.pdf
DS14285 STM32MP25xA/D Datasheet DS14285.pdf
DS14278 STPMIC25 datasheet
DS14278.pdf
Errata sheets
ES0598 STM32MP25x ErrataSheet ES0598.pdf
Reference manuals[6]
RM0457 STM32MP25 reference manual
(STM32MP25xx advanced Arm®-based 32/64-bit MPUs)
RM0457.pdf
Programming manuals
PM0264 STM32 Cortex®-M33 MCUs and MPUs programming manual PM0264.pdf
Boards schematics
STM32MP257F-EV1 board (MB1936) schematics STM32MP257F-EV1 board revD schematics with STM32MP25F RevB 18x18 package MB1936-D01.pdf
B-CAMS-IMX schematics Camera module bundle schematics MB1854-B01.pdf
B-LVDS7-WSVGA schematics LVDS TFT LCD module schematics b-lvds7-wsvga.html
STM32MP25F-DK schematics STM32MP257F-DK board schematics example with STM32MP25F RevY 14x14 package Under preparation
DDR routing examples schematics Additional DDR memory routing examples DDR routing examples
User manuals
UM3359 STM32MP2357F-EV1 User Manual UM3359.pdf
UM3354 B-CAMS-IMX Camera module bundle User Manual UM3354.pdf

8. How to download the software and start with this release[edit source]

The list of embedded software packages available for download depends on the selected packages.

The table below provides the available board part numbers as well as information in order to:

  • get started with one of the three available Packages (Starter, Developer or Distribution Package)
  • get started with the board
  • find the associated embedded software distributions
  • download source code
  • build a piece of embedded software.
Supported board Jump to
STM32MP157x-EV1 Evaluation board More info green.png STM32MP15 Evaluation boards - getting started, including software download
STM32MP157x-DKx Discovery kit More info green.png STM32MP15 Discovery kits - getting started, including software download
STM32MP135x-DK Discovery kit More info green.png STM32MP13 Discovery kits - getting started, including software download
STM32MP257x-EV1 Evaluation board More info green.png STM32MP25 Evaluation boards - getting started, including software download
STM32MP257x-DK Discovery kit Warning.png STM32MP25 Discovery kits - getting started, including software download

9. STM32MPU Embedded Software distribution detailed release notes[edit source]

The table below lists the software packages available in the STM32MPU Embedded Software distributions, and provides the corresponding release notes.
The release notes give more information and details about the features and content of the packages.
They do not explain how to download the software. Refer to How to download the software and start with this release.

Firmware Release note Version
OpenSTLinux Distribution STM32 MPU OpenSTLinux release note - v5.1.0 openstlinux-6.1-yocto-mickledore-mpu-v24.06.26
STM32CubeMP2 Package STM32CubeMP2 Package release note - v1.0.0 STM32CubeMP2 Package v1.0.0
STM32CubeMP15 Package STM32CubeMP1 Package release note - v1.6.0 STM32CubeMP1 Package v1.6.0

10. Referenced tools release notes[edit source]

The table below lists the available tools, and provides links to the corresponding release notes.

Each release note gives information on how to install and use the corresponding tool.

The set of tools that can be downloaded depends on the package that is used (double check Which Package better suits your needs article for more information on each package).

Tools Release notes Host PC Which Package may need the tool ?
Linux® version Windows version Starter Package Developer Package Distribution Package
STM32CubeIDE STM32CubeIDE_release_note v1.16 v1.16
STM32CubeMX STM32CubeMX release note v6.12 v6.12
STM32CubeProg STM32CubeProgrammer release note v2.17 v2.17
Keygen KeyGen release note v2.17 v2.17
Signing tool Signing tool release note v2.17 v2.17
STM32DDRFW-UTIL STM32DDRFW-UTIL release note 1.1.0 1.1.0
STM32PRGFW-UTIL STM32PRGFW-UTIL release note 1.1.0 1.1.0

11. References[edit source]