Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2628L V4 Processor Series With Intel® Communications Chipset Wellsburg (C612 DH82029 PCH) Series

Board Info

Processor: Intel x86-64
Organization: Intel Corporation


You can either clone with Git or download the tarball.

Clone with Git (preferred)

git:// -b 8.1-rocko-2.4.2


Built with: Yocto Project 2.4 – Rocko
Compatible with: Rocko 2.4.2
Release Date: April 2018
MD5 sum: 68cf8adbfb5e02f8605a39ee2184443c


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The Grantley-R Platform is supported by Intel Common Core BSP.

Building Common Core BSP layer for Grantley-R Platform:
Please download the Poky build system to your development machine.
$ git clone -b rocko git://

Get the BSP layer either by cloning with Git or downloading the BSP tarball.

Option 1: git clone git:// -b 8.1-rocko-2.4.2

Option 2: Download the corresponding BSP tarball from this ‘Board Support Package (BSP) Downloads’ page of the Yocto Project website.

Extract the downloaded BSP tarball into meta-intel folder
$ tar -xvjf meta-intel-8.1-rocko-2.4.2.tar.bz2

Rename the folder of the extracted BSP tarball to meta-intel.
Note: Ignore this step if there is already a folder with the same name.
$ mv meta-intel-8.1-rocko-2.4.2 meta-intel

Create a build folder at the same level of “poky” directory.
$ mkdir yocto_build
$ cd yocto_build

Assuming that you have downloaded the BSP tarball and extracted the content at top level of your development build tree, you
need to prepare the build environment using “source” command.
$ source ../poky/oe-init-build-env .

Build an image for Grantley-R platform by adding the location of meta-intel layer to conf/bblayers.conf, e.g.:
/path/poky/meta \
/path/poky/meta-poky \
/path/poky/meta-yocto-bsp \
/path/meta-intel \

To build 64-bit image, add “intel-corei7-64” MACHINE to local.conf:
MACHINE = “intel-corei7-64”

To build image with specified kernel version of linux-intel (Eg. linux-intel 4.14), add these parameters to local.conf:
PREFERRED_PROVIDER_virtual/kernel = “linux-intel”
PREFERRED_VERSION_linux-intel = “4.14%”

Once the configurations are added, kick start the image building process by using bitbake command.
To build an image with sato graphical interface :
$ bitbake core-image-sato

For building an image with the development tools, type the following command:
$ bitbake core-image-sato-sdk

A bootable image will be generated in yocto_build/tmp/deploy/images/intel-corei7-64/ once the
compilation successful.
File name that will be generated:

At the end of a successful build, you should have a live image that can be used to directly
boot Yocto off of a USB flash drive.

Under Linux host machine, insert a USB flash drive. Assuming the USB flash drive
takes device /dev/sdf, use dd to copy the live image to it. For
# dd if=core-image-sato-intel-corei7-64.hddimg of=/dev/sdf bs=4M
# sync
# eject /dev/sdf

This should give you a bootable USB flash device. Insert the device into a bootable USB socket on the
platform, and power on. This should result in a system booted to the Sato graphical desktop. The root
password is empty on the Poky reference distribution images.


Best Known Configuration:
Supported platform: Mayan City Rev B (Grantley-R) Customer Reference Board
CPU: Broadwell B0 Step
PCH: Wellsburg C612 DH82029 B1 Step
BIOS/Firmware Version: GRRFCRB1.86B.0267.R00.1509110656

Features supported in this release:
Kernel feature list:
– Linux kernel version v4.14.18
– Support I/O devices – SATA, USB Host v2.0&3.0, HSUART, SPI, I2C, SMBus
– Support INTEL® XEON® PROCESSOR platform in-chip Ethernet driver: e1000e
– Support RTC, LPC, WDT, HPET