mips/mipsel kernels for qemu
Daniel Jacobowitz has recently posted a patch  on the QEMU mailing
list, which improves mips emulation in QEMU a lot. The emulated system
is now fully usable, but still slow.
The emulated system needs a specific kernel. I have built mips and
mipsel kernels based on the Debian package linux-2.6. The patch only
adds a configuration for mips and mipsel, and a very small patch
included in 2.6.19-rc1  to support mipsel.
debian-installer should work on it, though I haven't tested it (I
installed this system using debootstrap sometimes ago).
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