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| 2012-09-27
| Recently [[wikipedia:MIPS Technologies|MIPS Technologies, Inc.]] [http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/05-08-2009/0005022377&EDATE= sold] its Analog Business Group, the former [[wikipedia:Chipidea|Chipidea Lda]] to [[wikipedia:Synopsis|Synopsys]].  The linux-mips.org server machine was being hosted by MTI at the Chipidea site in Lisbon, Portugal, so linux-mips.org had to move to a new siteIt is now generously being hosted by Imre Kaloz in [[wikipedia:Budapest|Budapest]], [[wikipedia:Hungary|Hungary]]. ''Köszönöm szépen Imre''!
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| During the upcoming weekend linux-mips.org is going to move to a new host systemThis will result in some downtime.
 
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| 2012-01-30
| The reverse DNS problem has been resolved.
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| Top 10 reasons why ACTA is bad:
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# Was created in secrecy and kept opaque, despite many requests for release. This violates the principle of an open and transparent democracy.
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# Advocates censorship on the internet and attempts to quash the concept of free media and information.
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# Makes it illegal to link to any site that breaches copyright law, making it nearly impossible to maintain openly editable sites such as Wikipedia or this wiki.
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# Holds ISPs to ransom by imposing severe financial and legal penalties if their customers break copyright law.
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# Forces ISPs to violate the privacy of their customers and store logs of their online activity, without warrant or probable cause - tantamount to online wiretapping.
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# Uses vague language which can be twisted to serve the agendas of individual cases.
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# Puts control of such measures into a single "ACTA committee", which has the power to make legal decisions without vote or consultation of member states.
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# Allows the ACTA committee to modify the bill as they please, without vote. Essentially hands them a blank cheque with which they can write their own laws.
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# Does not impose any real regulation on sanctions, penalties or legal decisions. This makes the system open to corruption.
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# Stifles creativity and innovation using scare tactics, maintaining a status quo of large organisations that control particular markets.
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This affects linux-mips.org's wiki directly which is why a normally purely technical, unpolitical site like ''linux-mips.org'' has such a call for action.  Act now: [http://act-on-acta.eu act-on-acta.eu], [http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=222927430112 Act Against ACTA on Facebook], [http://www.laquadrature.net/wiki/How_to_act_against_ACTA How to act against ACTA], [http://www.google.com/search?q=act+against+acta more that YOU can do].
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Here's a law processor Michael Geist's [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8011895.stm rant about ACTA], an [http://action.ffii.org/acta/Analysis analysis] of Acta.
 
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| 2009-06-01
 
| The reverse DNS entries for linux-mips.org have been deleted.  Since most mailserver are checking for existence of these, many users will no longer be able to receive email from linux-mips.org until this has been fixed.
 
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| 2009-05-13
 
| Due to the sale of the Analog Business Group by [http://www.mips.com MIPS Technologies] linux-mips.org will have to move to a new server machine which will result in some downtime.  Details are still being worked out.
 
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| 2009-01-19
 
| Announced maintenance downtime canceled.  Turned out it was actually possible to swap the drive without shutting down the system even though it supposedly wasn't hotswapable.
 
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| 2009-01-16
 
| A drive of linux-mips.org's server machine is failing and will have to be replaced soon.  This will result in some downtime with no further announcement.
 
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| 2008-12-30
 
| On [[2008]]-12-26 Thiemo Seufer "ths" lost his life in a traffic accident through no fault of his own.  The funeral service for Thiemo will take place on Monday January 5th 2009 13:30 at Dominikanerkirche, Bad Wimpfen, Germany.  If you want to express your condolences please send mail to [mailto:ths-condolence@linutronix.de ths-condolence@linutronix.de]. It will be passed on to Thiemo's family.  For further info contact [mailto:ralf@linux-mips.org Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>].
 
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| 2008-06-03
 
| Starting tomorrow the [http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/sfr/linux-next.git;a=summary linux-next] tree will carry MIPS patches intended to be merged into the next kernel release which at this time would be 2.6.27.
 
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| 2008-04-18
 
| Due to DNS breakage at the ISP a significant number of users have been dropped from the mailing list.  The issue has been reported to the ISP and is expected to be resolved quickly.
 
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| 2008-03-04
 
| By the end of March the linux-mips.org server will move to a new site resulting in several days of downtime.  User of the [[git]] trees  are reminded of the mirror of kernel.org.  Email to linux-mips.org will be delayed until the machine is running again but should not be lost.
 
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| 2007-03-02
 
| [http://lwn.net Linux Weekly News] [http://lwn.net/Articles/222773 article] shows MIPS is one of the most active Linux architectures
 
 
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== Latest Versions ==
 
== Latest Versions ==
[http://www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v2.6/linux-{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}.tar.gz Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}]<br>
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[//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v3.x/linux-{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}.tar.xz Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}] [//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v3.x/linux-{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}.tar.gz (gzip)]<br>
[http://www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v2.4/linux-{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}.tar.gz Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}]<br>
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[//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v2.4/linux-{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}.tar.xz Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}] [//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v2.4/linux-{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}.tar.gz (gzip)]<br>
[http://www.linux-mips.org/git?p=linux.git;a=summary Goto gitweb]
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Revision as of 16:24, 27 September 2012

Linux/MIPS is a port of Linux to the MIPS architecture. It is available under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

Linux/MIPS Support
Systems – SOCs – Processors – Firmware – Distributions – Toolchains  – Emulators

Help
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Net Resources
Mailing Lists  – IRC  – GIT

Downloads
Getting the kernel

Contributing
Todo_List

News

2012-09-27 During the upcoming weekend linux-mips.org is going to move to a new host system. This will result in some downtime.
2012-01-30 Top 10 reasons why ACTA is bad:
  1. Was created in secrecy and kept opaque, despite many requests for release. This violates the principle of an open and transparent democracy.
  2. Advocates censorship on the internet and attempts to quash the concept of free media and information.
  3. Makes it illegal to link to any site that breaches copyright law, making it nearly impossible to maintain openly editable sites such as Wikipedia or this wiki.
  4. Holds ISPs to ransom by imposing severe financial and legal penalties if their customers break copyright law.
  5. Forces ISPs to violate the privacy of their customers and store logs of their online activity, without warrant or probable cause - tantamount to online wiretapping.
  6. Uses vague language which can be twisted to serve the agendas of individual cases.
  7. Puts control of such measures into a single "ACTA committee", which has the power to make legal decisions without vote or consultation of member states.
  8. Allows the ACTA committee to modify the bill as they please, without vote. Essentially hands them a blank cheque with which they can write their own laws.
  9. Does not impose any real regulation on sanctions, penalties or legal decisions. This makes the system open to corruption.
  10. Stifles creativity and innovation using scare tactics, maintaining a status quo of large organisations that control particular markets.

This affects linux-mips.org's wiki directly which is why a normally purely technical, unpolitical site like linux-mips.org has such a call for action. Act now: act-on-acta.eu, Act Against ACTA on Facebook, How to act against ACTA, more that YOU can do.

Here's a law processor Michael Geist's rant about ACTA, an analysis of Acta.

Old News

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