Genode OS Framework version 13.02 released

Sebastian Sumpf Sebastian.Sumpf at
Thu Feb 28 13:13:30 CET 2013

We are pleased to announce the release of Genode version 13.02. The most
prominent features are the improved handling of dynamic workloads on the
NOVA hypervisor, IOMMU support as well as the integration of Markus
Pateymüller's work on the Vancouver VMM. Fiasco.OC has been updated to
the most recent version and there are new platforms available for our
custom kernel.

The full story can be explored in the release notes:

Release-notes summary:

- DMA protection via IOMMU (NOVA/x86)
- Full virtualization via the Vancouver VMM (NOVA/x86)
- Redesigned audio-output support for low latency
- Base API and OS infrastructure
  - New fault-detection facility
  - New mechanism for file-system notifications
  - New terminal multiplexer
- Device drivers
  - ACPI support for 64-bit machines
  - New OMAP4 UART driver
  - USB support for Samsung Exynos 5250
- Base platforms
  - Custom kernel platform with added support for Samsung
    Exynos 5250 and Freescale i.MX53
  - NOVA kernel improved for highly dynamic workloads
  - Fiasco.OC kernel forked, Exynos-5250 support added
  - Improved memory management on Linux



Sebastian Sumpf
Genode Labs ·

Genode Labs GmbH · Amtsgericht Dresden · HRB 28424 · Sitz Dresden
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