eCos for Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC

Below please find information related to the support of Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC.

Summary Response



Product URL :

Zynq-specific content URL :

Video URL :

Download URL
(download type: Binary, Demo, full function, etc.) :
AntMicro port for Enclustra Mars ZX3
ITR Port for Xilinx ZC702

Documentation :
From ITR for ZC702
From AntMicro for Enclustra Mars ZX3
General eCos 3.0 Documentation

OS Target Markets

Networking, Wireless, Automotive, ISM, A&D, etc. :
eCos is found in many markets

Operating System (supporting Zynq)

OS Name and version/release :
eCos 3.0

Supported configurations:SMP, UP, AMP :

Typical Min/Max Footprint (ROM/RAM/Stack) :

Access to Source Code :
Open Source license

Zynq Board Support Packages

What BSPs are available? :
Xilinx ZC702
Enclustra Mars ZX3 (see above)

Middleware and Stacks

Various middleware and stacks :
eCosCentric provides a web page describing some off-the-shelf middleware available for eCos.
We also recommend that you contact the developers of eCos on Zynq devices, namely AntMicro and ITR GmbH for the creation of new stacks or port of existing software.

Development Tools

Primary Software Development Environment (partner or Xilinx) :
Combined command-line and Eclipse tools
See documentation from ITR and AntMicro

Licensing Summary

Run-time software licensing summary :
Modified GPL
The eCos license is officially recognised as a GPL-compatible Free Software License. An exception clause has been added which limits the circumstances in which the license applies to other code when used in conjunction with eCos. The exception clause is as follows:
  • As a special exception, if other files instantiate templates or use macros or inline functions from this file, or you compile this file and link it with other works to produce a work based on this file, this file does not by itself cause the resulting work to be covered by the GNU General Public License. However the source code for this file must still be made available in accordance with section (3) of the GNU General Public License.
  • This exception does not invalidate any other reasons why a work based on this file might be covered by the GNU General Public License.
Tools Licensing summary :
Open Source - pro versions available from some eCos providers

Supported Device Drivers

Ethernet :


I2C :


Bootloader :
Redboot with Ethernet and flash support



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