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Linux/MIPS is a port of [http://www.linux.org Linux] to the [[Wikipedia:MIPS_architecture|MIPS architecture]].  It is available under the terms of the [[GNU General Public License]].
 
Linux/MIPS is a port of [http://www.linux.org Linux] to the [[Wikipedia:MIPS_architecture|MIPS architecture]].  It is available under the terms of the [[GNU General Public License]].
 
 
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<big>'''Linux/MIPS Support'''</big> <br/>
 
<big>'''Linux/MIPS Support'''</big> <br/>
 
 
[[Systems]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[SOC|SOCs]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Processors]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Firmware]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Distributions]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Toolchains]] &nbsp;&ndash; [[Emulators]]
 
[[Systems]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[SOC|SOCs]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Processors]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Firmware]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Distributions]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Toolchains]] &nbsp;&ndash; [[Emulators]]
 
 
  
 
<big>'''Help'''</big> <br/>
 
<big>'''Help'''</big> <br/>
 
 
[[Porting]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Kernel_Build|Building a Kernel]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Modules]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Kernel Command Line Arguments]]
 
[[Porting]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Kernel_Build|Building a Kernel]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Modules]]&nbsp;&ndash; [[Kernel Command Line Arguments]]
 
 
  
 
<big>'''Net Resources'''</big> <br/>
 
<big>'''Net Resources'''</big> <br/>
 
 
[[Net_Resources#Mailing_lists|Mailing Lists]] &nbsp;&ndash;  [[Net_Resources#IRC|IRC]] &nbsp;&ndash; [[Git|GIT]]
 
[[Net_Resources#Mailing_lists|Mailing Lists]] &nbsp;&ndash;  [[Net_Resources#IRC|IRC]] &nbsp;&ndash; [[Git|GIT]]
 
 
  
 
<big>'''Downloads'''</big> <br/>
 
<big>'''Downloads'''</big> <br/>
 
 
[[Getting the kernel]]
 
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== News ==
 
== News ==
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| MIPS(r) P5600 Superscalar Multiprocessor Core Family
  
2006-06-30 In about one week linux-mips.org will migrate to new hardware resulting in some downtime.
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The MIPS P5600 processor IP core is the first member of the Warrior generation of MIPS CPU cores from Imagination Technologies. It delivers industry leading 32-bit performance with class-leading low power characteristics, and in a silicon footprint up to 30% smaller than comparable alternatives in the industry. The P5600 CPU core was designed for the performance and features required for tomorrow's mainstream connected consumer electronics including smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes. However, the rich and broad feature set extends applicability into a variety of networking applications, from residential gateways to network appliances and microservers.
 
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2006-01-10 Due to moving to a new site linux-mips.org will be offline starting 2006-01-12.
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2005-09-29 The Linux/MIPS kernel repository has been converted to [[Git]]
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2005-07-04 [[Qemu]] 0.7.1 now has initial MIPS support.
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2005-06-18 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12 merged into CVS
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2005-05-31 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12-rc5 adds support for the [[Instruction_Set_Architecture#DSP_ASE|DSP ASE]]
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2005-04-29 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12-rc3 merged into CVS
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2005-04-06 Linux&nbsp;2.4.30 merged into CVS
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2005-03-02 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11 merged into CVS
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2005-02-28 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc5 merged into CVS
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2005-02-13 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc4 merged into CVS
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2005-02-07 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc3 merged into CVS
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2004-11-23 Linus Torvalds on why [http://www.nosoftwarepatents.com/en/m/intro/index.html software patents are a ''bad'' idea]
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| Broadcom announce XLP9xx MIPS64r5 cores http://www.linleygroup.com/newsletters/newsletter_detail.php?num=5015
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== Old News ==
 
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== Latest Versions ==
 
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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>
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Revision as of 16:54, 13 December 2013

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
Porting – Building a Kernel – Modules – Kernel Command Line Arguments

Net Resources
Mailing Lists  – IRC  – GIT

Downloads
Getting the kernel

Contributing
Todo_List

News

2013-10-29 MIPS(r) P5600 Superscalar Multiprocessor Core Family

The MIPS P5600 processor IP core is the first member of the Warrior generation of MIPS CPU cores from Imagination Technologies. It delivers industry leading 32-bit performance with class-leading low power characteristics, and in a silicon footprint up to 30% smaller than comparable alternatives in the industry. The P5600 CPU core was designed for the performance and features required for tomorrow's mainstream connected consumer electronics including smartphones, tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes. However, the rich and broad feature set extends applicability into a variety of networking applications, from residential gateways to network appliances and microservers.

http://www.imgtec.com/mips/mips-series5-p5600.asp http://www.linleygroup.com/newsletters/newsletter_detail.php?num=5068

2013-06-18 Broadcom announce XLP9xx MIPS64r5 cores http://www.linleygroup.com/newsletters/newsletter_detail.php?num=5015
2013-06-17 Cavium announce OcteonIII MIPS64r5 processors: http://www.cavium.com/newsevents_Cavium_OCTEON_III_Imagination_Technologies_MIPSr5_architecture.html

Old News

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