Wind River announced Wind River Linux 6, featuring Yocto Project 1.5 Linux kernel and toolchain, and expanded multi-architecture hardware support including 64-bit ARMv8. Wind River also announced a faster new Yocto-compatible version of its carrier-grade Wind River Open Virtualization software.
Wind River made its Wind River Linux 6 and Wind River Open Virtualization announcements at the Linux Foundation’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE), which is being held this week in Edinburgh, Scotland. In version 6, Wind River Linux furthers its tight integration with the Linux Foundation’s Yocto Project. The Intel subsidiary also continued its tradition of cross-platform processor support, expanding hardware support for the latest ARM, Intel, MIPS, and Power architectures.