We are pleased to announce the formal release of Trusted Firmware-A version 2.6, Trusted Firmware-A Tests version 2.6, Hafnium version 2.6 and TF-A OpenCI Scripts 2.6 Releases involving the tagging of multiple sub repositories.
These went live on 24th November 2021.
Notable Features of the Version 2.6 Release across repositories are as follows:
* v8-R64 Upstream support, trusted-boot (BL1) only * RME patches (4 world support) * Hunter & Hayes CPU support * Demeter (Makalu ELP for Infra) CPU support * ARM v9.0-A ETE V1.0 * ARM v9.1-A ETE V1.1 * Armv9 RME support * Generic Firmware Update support * Measured Boot Enhancements * MPMM AMU support SME (Mortlach) for non-secure world (FEAT_SME) * Security hardening LLVM/clang support. * FF-A v1.1 notifications support. * FF-A v1.1 interrupt handling support. * S-EL0 partitions (through VHE in the secure world). * SPM support for saving/restoring the normal world SVE live state. * Build system update to LLVM/Clang 12. * Updates to FF-A Setup and discovery. * FF-A compliance fixes. * Threat model introduced for SPMC at SEL2 * Eight new partner and Arm platforms support added
Please refer to the TF-A , Hafnium  and TF-A Tests  changelogs for the complete summary of changes the previous release.
The test plan and results  for the v2.6 release captures the release test activities.
TF-A , TF-A Test , Hafnium  and TF-A OpenCI Scripts  repositories are available
 https://trustedfirmware-a.readthedocs.io/en/v2.6/  https://review.trustedfirmware.org/plugins/gitiles/hafnium/hafnium/+/HEAD/do...  https://trustedfirmware-a-tests.readthedocs.io/en/v2.6/  https://confluence.arm.com/display/BSGSoftware/TF-A+v2.6+Test+Plan+and+Resul...  https://git.trustedfirmware.org/TF-A/trusted-firmware-a.git/tag/?h=v2.6  https://git.trustedfirmware.org/TF-A/tf-a-tests.git/tag/?h=v2.6  https://git.trustedfirmware.org/hafnium/hafnium.git/tag/?h=v2.6  https://git.trustedfirmware.org/ci/tf-a-ci-scripts.git/tag/?h=v2.6
Thanks & best regards,
[cid:image001.jpg@01D7E120.C34F0DA0] Bipin Ravi | Principal Design Engineer Bipin.Ravi@arm.commailto:Bipin.Ravi@arm.com | Skype: Bipin.Ravi.ARM Direct: +1-512-225 -1071 | Mobile: +1-214-212-0794 5707 Southwest Parkway, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78735