Wind River Pulsar Linux for Avnet MicroZed

Xilinx Zynq 7000 – ARM

Certified on the Avnet MicroZed board, Wind River® Pulsar Linux is a small, secure Linux OS for embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

The best part? Pulsar is available at no cost.

Avnet MicroZed

MicroZed is a low-cost, programmable system-on-a-chip (SoC). Its unique design allows it to be used as both a stand-alone evaluation board for basic SoC experimentation or combined with a carrier card as an embeddable system-on-module (SOM).

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Install Pulsar on the MicroZed Board

Download the certified image for MicroZed to help your team begin development immediately without any of the headaches and hassles of setting up your own embedded operating system.

Download Pulsar

Use Our Quick Start Guide

Check if your Avenet MicroZed board is preloaded with the latest Pulsar image, and find out everything you need to know about using Pulsar with our Quick Start Guide and resources.

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Want the source code?

We are developing Pulsar directly on GitHub. You can download the build system, cross toolchain, and all layers and packages needed to build Pulsar on Intel® and ARM® hardware targets by following the instructions on GitHub. You’ll be building in less than five minutes.

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"The combination of Wind River’s embedded software expertise, coupled with Avnet’s hardware strength, enables our customers to leverage open source development, run an always-updated distribution, strengthen security, and increase efficiency in their software development cycles."

Tim Barber , Sr. VP Global Design Chain Business Development, Avnet

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