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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]]
 
[[Getting the kernel]]
  
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<big>'''Contributing'''</big> <br/>
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[[Todo_List]]
 
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== News ==
 
== News ==
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| 2018-01-07
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| See [[Meltdown]] aka CVE-2017-5754 and [[Spectre]] aka CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715 for more information how these current security issues are affecting MIPS.
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| 2016-02-15
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| patchwork.linux-mips.org is now only reachable via HTTPS; the old http URLs redirect to the new https URLs.
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| 2015-09-24
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| We're too deep down in the code with our heads and so our friends over from [http://prplfoundation.org http://prplfoundation.org] suggested we could link a few pages with newsworthy items over at Softpedia:
  
2006-06-30 In about one week linux-mips.org will migrate to new hardware resulting in some downtime.
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-2-70-lts-adds-mips-ppc-x86-and-btrfs-improvements-more-488715.shtml Linux Kernel 3.2.70 LTS Adds MIPS, PPC, x86, and Btrfs Improvements, More]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-4-1-6-lts-out-now-with-lots-of-mips-improvements-many-updated-drivers-489464.shtml Linux Kernel 4.1.6 LTS Out Now with Lots of MIPS Improvements, Many Updated Drivers]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-2-71-lts-brings-s390-x86-btrfs-ext4-and-jbd2-improvements-489470.shtml Linux Kernel 3.2.71 LTS Brings s390, x86, Btrfs, EXT4, and JBD2 Improvements]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-10-87-lts-released-with-arm-mips-and-sparc-improvements-489541.shtml Linux Kernel 3.10.87 LTS Released with ARM, MIPS, and SPARC Improvements]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-14-51-lts-arrives-with-more-arm-mips-x86-and-sparc-improvements-489619.shtml Linux Kernel 3.14.51 LTS Arrives with More ARM, MIPS, x86, and SPARC Improvements]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-12-47-lts-out-now-with-numerous-x86-improvements-update-drivers-490553.shtml Linux Kernel 3.12.47 LTS Out Now with Numerous x86 Improvements, Update Drivers]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-18-21-lts-out-now-with-arm-mips-hpfs-and-btrfs-improvements-491056.shtml Linux Kernel 3.18.21 LTS Out Now with ARM, MIPS, HPFS, and Btrfs Improvements]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-4-3-rc1-is-out-sees-the-removal-of-the-ext3-file-system-491601.shtml Linux Kernel 4.3 RC1 Is Out, Sees the Removal of the EXT3 File System]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-4-1-7-lts-adds-numerous-arm-improvements-some-updated-drivers-491622.shtml Linux Kernel 4.1.7 LTS Adds Numerous ARM Improvements, Some Updated Drivers]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-2-6-32-lts-to-reach-end-of-life-soon-users-urged-to-move-to-linux-4-1-lts-492133.shtml Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS to Reach End of Life Soon, Users Urged to Move to Linux 4.1 LTS]
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* [http://news.softpedia.com/news/linux-kernel-3-4-109-lts-has-lots-of-arm-x86-ppc-and-btrfs-improvements-more-492446.shtml Linux Kernel 3.4.109 LTS Has Lots of ARM, x86, PPC, and Btrfs Improvements, More]
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| 2014-08-25
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| linux-mips.org moved to new server
  
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In the past few days linux-mips.org moved to a new server.  All services except SMTP are now also available via IPv6.  Thanks to Imre Kaloz for hosting linux-mips.org on openwrt.org for several years.  Thanks also to Imgtec / PRPL for sponsoring the new machine!
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| 2014-04-12
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| CVE-2014-0160 on linux-mips.org
  
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Until 2014-04-08 linux-mips.org was running an OpenSSL configuration vulnerable to the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heartbleed Heartbleed] [https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0160 CVE-2014-0160] bug.  The issue has been fixed and all affected SSL keys and certificates have been revoked and replaced.
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The use of SSL encrypted services on linux-mips.org is optional; all services are also available via the traditional unencrypted HTTP protocol.  As such only paranoid users, users of linux-mips.org's HTTP services and users that are using the same password on other sites are recommended to change their passwords.
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Access to linux-mips.org's crown jewels such as the git source archives was not affected by the Heartbleed issue.
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| 2013-10-29
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| MIPS(r) P5600 Superscalar Multiprocessor Core Family
  
2006-01-10 Due to moving to a new site linux-mips.org will be offline starting 2006-01-12.
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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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-09-29 The Linux/MIPS kernel repository has been converted to [[Git]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-07-04 [[Qemu]] 0.7.1 now has initial MIPS support.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-06-18 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-05-31 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12-rc5 adds support for the [[Instruction_Set_Architecture#DSP_ASE|DSP ASE]]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-04-29 Linux&nbsp;2.6.12-rc3 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-04-06 Linux&nbsp;2.4.30 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-03-02 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-02-28 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc5 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-02-13 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc4 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2005-02-07 Linux&nbsp;2.6.11-rc3 merged into CVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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http://www.imgtec.com/mips/mips-series5-p5600.asp
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http://www.linleygroup.com/newsletters/newsletter_detail.php?num=5068
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| 2013-06-18
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| Broadcom announce XLP9xx MIPS64r5 cores http://www.linleygroup.com/newsletters/newsletter_detail.php?num=5015
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| 2013-06-17
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| Cavium announce OcteonIII MIPS64r5 processors: http://www.cavium.com/newsevents_Cavium_OCTEON_III_Imagination_Technologies_MIPSr5_architecture.html
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== Old News ==
 
== Old News ==
 
 
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== Latest Versions ==
 
== Latest Versions ==
 
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[//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v4.x/linux-{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}.tar.xz  Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}] [//www.linux-mips.org/pub/linux/mips/kernel/v4.x/linux-{{Latest-stable-linux-version}}.tar.gz (gzip)]<br>
Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-stable-linux-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>
 
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[//git.linux-mips.org/?p=ralf/linux.git;a=summary Goto gitweb]
Linux&nbsp;{{Latest-linux-2.4-version}}<br>
 
 
 
[http://www.linux-mips.org/git?p=linux.git;a=summary Goto gitweb]
 
 
 
 
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Latest revision as of 09:34, 11 January 2018

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

2018-01-07 See Meltdown aka CVE-2017-5754 and Spectre aka CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5715 for more information how these current security issues are affecting MIPS.
2016-02-15 patchwork.linux-mips.org is now only reachable via HTTPS; the old http URLs redirect to the new https URLs.
2015-09-24 We're too deep down in the code with our heads and so our friends over from http://prplfoundation.org suggested we could link a few pages with newsworthy items over at Softpedia:
2014-08-25 linux-mips.org moved to new server

In the past few days linux-mips.org moved to a new server. All services except SMTP are now also available via IPv6. Thanks to Imre Kaloz for hosting linux-mips.org on openwrt.org for several years. Thanks also to Imgtec / PRPL for sponsoring the new machine!

2014-04-12 CVE-2014-0160 on linux-mips.org

Until 2014-04-08 linux-mips.org was running an OpenSSL configuration vulnerable to the Heartbleed CVE-2014-0160 bug. The issue has been fixed and all affected SSL keys and certificates have been revoked and replaced. The use of SSL encrypted services on linux-mips.org is optional; all services are also available via the traditional unencrypted HTTP protocol. As such only paranoid users, users of linux-mips.org's HTTP services and users that are using the same password on other sites are recommended to change their passwords. Access to linux-mips.org's crown jewels such as the git source archives was not affected by the Heartbleed issue.

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

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