Zephyr 2.7.0 (LTS2) Released

October 10, 2021

Zephyr Project announced the release of Zephyr RTOS version 2.7.0 (LTS2), with significant major enhancements to ARC processor supprt.  Long Term Support will be provided for this release for two years.  Complete details can be found in the release notes: https://github.com/zephyrproject-rtos/zephyr/releases/tag/zephyr-v2.7.0

Enhanced kernel support for the ARC architecture includes:

  • Add SMP support to ARCv3 HS6x
  • Add MWDT C library support
  • Add basic C++ support with MWDT toolchain
  • Add MPUv3 and MPUv6 support
  • Remove dead PM code from ARC core interrupt controller driver
  • Add updating ARC Connect debug mask dynamically