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| During the upcoming weekend linux-mips.org is going to move to a new host system.  This will result in some downtime.
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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
| Top 10 reasons why ACTA is bad:
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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:
  
# 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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* [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]
# Advocates censorship on the internet and attempts to quash the concept of free media and information.
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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]
# 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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* [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]
# Holds ISPs to ransom by imposing severe financial and legal penalties if their customers break copyright law.
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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]
# 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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* [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]
# Uses vague language which can be twisted to serve the agendas of individual cases.
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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]
# 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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* [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]
# 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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* [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]
# Does not impose any real regulation on sanctions, penalties or legal decisions. This makes the system open to corruption.
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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]
# Stifles creativity and innovation using scare tactics, maintaining a status quo of large organisations that control particular markets.
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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
  
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 actionAct 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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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 yearsThanks 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
  
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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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
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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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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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Latest revision as of 21:05, 15 February 2016

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

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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