Announce: RTEMS 5.1 Release

Alan Cudmore alan.cudmore at
Fri Aug 28 21:12:55 UTC 2020

Hello Chris,
Thanks to you and the RTEMS developers for creating this release!
I am testing your release packages. So far I have tried the following:
1. Built tools for SPARC, ARM, and i386 on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS host.
2. Built the BSP for Beaglebone Black and the corresponding LibBSD
3. Built the SPARC LEON3 BSP
4. I have tested a few of my applications, and am working on getting
the latest core Flight System (cFS) bundle working on RTEMS 5.1 for
both the LEON 3/QEMU and Beaglebone Black. Ethernet is working for the

I have not tested the Raspberry Pi models yet, but I expect to do that soon!

I'm also working on updating my docker images for 5.1. I have a tagged
branch, but still need to test those images:
Documentation is about half complete for that project.

Thanks again,

On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 9:53 PM Chris Johns <chrisj at> wrote:
> The RTEMS 5.1 Release is available. The release can be found at:
> Please follow the release instructions provided by the link.
> The RTEMS 5 release is a significant milestone for the RTEMS project with many
> years of effort from many people as we continue to improve RTEMS's features,
> capabilities and performance while maintaining our stability.
> We love to hear about your projects and what you use RTEMS on so please let us
> know. You can post on user at or you can send Joel or me a private email.
> If you find a problem please raise a ticket and select the 5.2 milestone. The
> simplest way to create a ticket is to head to the developer Wiki at:
> Then click on the "Next (milestone)" link for the RTEMS 5 Release. You will need
> an account.
> Thanks to everyone who has contributed to the release over the past few years.
> This is a community project and without the support of the community we would
> not be able to make these quality releases.
> Thanks
> Chris
> ps: Happy birthday Dad!
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