Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2628L v4 Processor Series with Intel® Communications Chipset 8925-8955 Series (River Forest)

Board Info

Processor Family: Intel x86-64
Organization: Intel Corporation


Built with: Yocto Project 2.1 – Krogoth
Compatible with: Krogoth 2.1.x
Release Date: 12/02/2016
MD5 sum: df7ac0c11b8e940cb98afc34e3acdb35

Clone with Git (preferred)

git:// -b krogoth

Release Notes

Files and directories included in this release:

  • riverforest-5.0-krogoth-2.1.tar.bz2 — Compressed Archive of meta-intel directory.
  • riverforest-5.0-krogoth-2.1.tar.bz2.md5sum — MD5 digest of riverforest-5.0-krogoth-2.1.tar.bz2
  • riverforest-build-conf-5.0-krogoth-2.1.tar.bz2 — bitbake build configuration (bblayers.conf & local.conf)

For General Release:

  • core-image-sato-riverforest.hddimg is the bootable image available in meta-intel/meta-isg/meta-crystalforest/binary for
    Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2628L v4 Processor Series with Intel® Communications Chipset 8925-8955 Series (River Forest)

Note: All prebuilt binaries utilize a time-limited kernel. Yocto Project users should build their own kernel image in their end product.

Instructions on how to use boot the Image are also available in

Supported Platforms:

  • Long Brook for River Forest

Supported Boot Loader (BIOS version)

  • BIOS version on Long Brook board (River Forest): LBRFCRB1.86B.0259.D07.1509171304

Features Supported in this Release:

  • Linux kernel version 4.1.33
  • Support for Intel DPDK version 16.04
  • Support for Intel QAT version 1.6.L.2.6.0-65
  • Support for QAT zlib compression shim layer version 0.4.7-002
  • Support for QAT Openssl version 0.4.9-009


This BSP was built with the following commit id:

  • poky/krogoth: 3bf928a3b6354bc09c87fcbf9e3972c8d368aaa3
  • meta-intel/krogoth: 10feb903cfd69e6699f81a668b7128120e396dbf
  • linux-yocto ver4.1 meta branch: 3c3197e65b6f2f5514853c1fe78ae8ffc131b02c
  • linux-yocto ver4.1 machine branch: 302ef0123fb9033f4059b6d722ed8b226ba36e99

Known Issues:

  • These DPDK applications may fail depending on hardware/memory configuration: power_kvm_vm_autotest, power_acpi_cpufreq_autotest, power_autotest, eal_flags_autotest, table_autotest, pmd_perf_autotest.
  • These QAT sample code modules may fail: sym_dp_sample.ko