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Firmware is the system software residing in a non-volatile memory, typically a ROM, EPROM or today often a flash memory.  What is called firmware for the MIPS systems is relatively close to what is called the BIOS for the PC sector.
 
 
There is a small number of firmware implementations in use on MIPS only however in a large number of variants.
 
 
* [[ARC]]
 
* [[Common Firmware Environment]] (CFE)
 
* [[Cobalt Firmware]]
 
* [[IDT_SIM|IDT/sim, IDT/boot]]
 
* [http://www.microcross.com/html/micromonitor.html MicroMonitor], an[http://linuxdevices.com/articles/AT8516113114.html article] at LinuxDevices
 
* [http://www.brouhaha.com/~eric/software/mmon/ mmon] tiny monitor program for MIPS VR4300
 
* [[PMON]]
 
* [[PMON 2000]]
 
* [[U-Boot]]
 
* [[YAMON]]
 
 
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
* [[Wikipedia:Firmware|Firmware]] Wikipedia article on firmware
 
* [[Wikipedia:Firmware|Firmware]] Wikipedia article on firmware
 
* [[Wikipedia:Flash_memory|Flash memory]] Wikipedia article on flash memory
 
* [[Wikipedia:Flash_memory|Flash memory]] Wikipedia article on flash memory

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