PetaLinux Tools - 2021.2 English

Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC Software Developer Guide

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The PetaLinux tools offer everything necessary to customize, build, and deploy open source Linux software to devices.

PetaLinux tools include the following:

  • Build tools such as GNU, petalinux-build, and make to build the kernel images and the application software.
  • Debug tools such as GDB, petalinux-boot, and oprofile for profiling.

The following table shows the supported PetaLinux tools.

Table 1. PetaLinux Supported Tools
Tools Description
GNU Arm GNU tools.
petalinux-build Used to build software image files.
Make Make build for compiling the applications.
GDB GDB tools for debugging.
petalinux-boot Used to boot Linux.
QEMU Emulator platform for the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC device.
OProfile Used for profiling.

See the following documentation for more details: