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Obsolete Type: Update Pack

Update Pack 1 for Wind River Linux 3.0

Released: Sep 14, 2009     Updated: Dec 11, 2009


General Information

  • Wind River Linux 3.0 Update Pack 1 (SP-1) fixes known problems, adds MIPS CGL, and updates your installation to Wind River Linux 3.0.1.
  • For detailed descriptions of the defects fixed in the Update Pack, look in the Defects section below and and click on the Defect number. Additional defects are listed in this Description section. Use the OLS search to get more information about those defects.
  • Please download and read these files for more information: README_3.0.1.txt and changelist_3.0.1.txt.

Important Compatibility Information:   

  • Update Packs and Service Packs do not overwrite existing Workbench projects or user files.
  • Unless you have purchased new processor support, this Update Pack will install and run using your existing installation keys and license file. There is no need to obtain a new license or to contact a Wind River representative.

 Complete Update to Wind River Linux 3.0.1

  • Download and Install:
    • Both DVD parts and install everything from DVD-R138729.1-1-00
    • Any needed *_binaries_*.zip (pre-builts update - optional)


About and

  • Download both parts and unzip to the same directory to create the complete DVD-R138729.1-1-00 image.
  • The DVD installs updated source code for Wind River Linux 3.0.


About the Pre-built RPMs in *-binaries_*.zip Files


  • The downloadable binaries on this page are pre-built RPMs, which are not included on the DVD.
  • These are optional new versions, which replace the original pre-built RPMs and kernels.
  • If you choose to install these pre-built binaries, they must be installed after installation of Wind River Linux 3.0 Service Pack 1, but before doing a build that will use the pre-built RPMs.
  • During the upgrade to Service Pack 1, the existing pre-built binaries are all moved. This means that any builds that previously used the pre-built RPMs now make new RPMs from source.
  • Existing RPM prebuilt binaries are moved to



  • Existing kernel prebuilt binaries are moved to



  • The new versions are downloaded into these directories and are available for all projects:



Update Pack FAQs:

  • An Update Pack adds new features and is an accumulation of patches that have been tested together for compatibility.
  • Previously released point patches that were posted to Wind River Online Support are obsolete as standalone point patches if the applicable defect is listed in the Defects or Description sections on this page.
  • The highest-version Update Pack includes the cumulative patches from all previous Update Packs.
  • Applying an Update Pack provides more reliability and compatibility than applying point patches.


Product Version

Linux 3



This service pack is only compatible with Wind River Linux 3.0 and cannot be applied to or used with any other version of Wind River Linux, i.e., do not apply to WR Linux 1.x or 2.x installations.

Installation Notes

Installation Notes

DVD Zip Files Download and Installation

Step 1 - Prepare

  • Shut down all product processes, including any license servers.
  • If you have altered any Wind River-supplied files in your installation tree (not a recommended practice), archive them manually before installing any updates, as these files may be overwritten during the installation process.

Step 2 - Download

  • Download both zip files to a temporary directory on your host computer (do not use a path with spaces in it).
  • For this service pack, do not download or unzip the files into your installDir/updates directory.

Step 3 - Unzip both DVD zip files to the same location

  • On Windows (requires WinZip):

             Right-click the zip file.
             Select WinZip -> Extract to here.

  • On Linux or Solaris:

             unzip *.zip
             If you do not have unzip in your path, you can find it in

Note: If you do not download both zip files your installation will not be complete.

Step 4 - Install

  • Go into the directory created by unzipping (for example, C:\tmp\DVD-R138729.1-1-00 or /home/myuserid/DVD-R138729.1-1-00).
  • Run the setup executable applicable to your host (Windows: setup.exe; Linux: setup_linux; Solaris: setup_solaris).  
  • If you are offered an update to the installer program itself, accept the update
  • You must specify your existing Workbench 3.1 root installation directory (installDir).
  • At the installer screen Choose Installation Filters, clear the check boxes for any architectures you don't want to install.
  • Install all products or features that are selected by default.

Step 5 - After installation

  • Restart any license servers (if applicable).
  • Rebuild any pre-existing Workbench Projects.

Binary Zip Files Download and Installation

Step 1 - Select Architectures

  • Determine which architectures you need from the pre-built RPMs (arch-binaries_*.zip files.)

Step 2 - Download

  • Download the arch-binaries_*.zip files to your installDir/updates directory.

Step 3 - Unzip

  • Unzip the arch-binaries_*.zip files inside the installDir/updates directory.

Step 4 - Install

  • From the installDir/updates directory, run the command "../maintenance/wrInstaller/x86-linux2/wrInstaller"   
  • Follow the instructions for installing the the pre-built RPM patches.

Step 5 - After installation

  • Upon completion, the pre-built binary RPMs that you downloaded have been installed and are ready for use.




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