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JetPack SDK 5.1.2 Release Now Live!

JetPack 5.1.2 is the new production release for the full NVIDIA Jetson Orin and Jetson Xavier family of hardware. It adds support for the newly available Jetson AGX Orin Industrial Module.

NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Industrial Module
NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin Industrial Module

Here’s the official blurb from the NVIDIA Jetson Forum:

JetPack 5.1.2 , the latest production release for Jetson is now live! JetPack 5.1.2 adds support for Jetson AGX Orin Industrial module and brings new features in bootloader, camera, security and OTA. JetPack 5.1.2 includes the same version of compute stack as JetPack 5.1.1 but upgrades VPI to VPI 2.3. JetPack 5.1.2 supports all Jetson Xavier and Orin modules and developer kits.

JetPack 5.1.2 includes Jetson Linux 35.4.1 17 with following highlights:

(Please read Jetson Linux Release notes 9 for more details and list of known issues)

Please note that, we had deprecated Nvbuf_utils in JetPack 5 last year and with this release, we are removing Nvbuf_utils. Refer to migration guide to migrate from Nvbuf_utils to NvUtils 3.

Installing JetPack 5.1.2

You can install JetPack 5.1.2 using multiple ways:

  1. Using SDK Manager: Install JetPack 5.1.2 using SDK Manager on any Jetson Orin and Xavier modules.
  2. SDCard Image: If you are using Jetson Orin Nano Developer Kit or Jetson Xavier NX Developer kit, then you can use the SDCard image from JetPack 5.1.2 page.
  3. Flashing Scripts: Download the Jetson Linux tar balls from Jetson Linux 35.4.1 page and use flashing scripts to flash. Refer to QuickStart section in Jetson Linux Developer Guide.
  4. Debian Packages: After flashing Jetson Linux, you can install the rest of the JetPack using apt commands. Please refer JetPack documentation 2

To upgrade from a previous version of JetPack 5 using debian packages, refer to JetPack documentation 5.

JetPack 5.1.2 Components

  • Jetson Linux 35.3.1
  • CUDA 11.4.19
  • TensorRT 8.5.2
  • cuDNN 8.6.0
  • VPI 2.3
  • OpenCV 4.5.4
  • Vulkan 1.3
  • Nsight Systems 2022.5
  • Nsight Graphics 2022.6
  • Nsight DLD/Compute 2022.2


Read the Release Notes!

As usual, all the good stuff is in the Release Notes. Lots of insight be there. Certainly worth checking out.


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