Re: fulong/loongson kernel?
Zhengpeng Hou wrote:
> Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am willing to test a Debian installation on the fulong, but I am
> > unsure about its support. Browsing all linux-image-* packages I couldn't
> > find any specific for loogson2e. Hence my question: is it supported at
> > all by Debian testing/lenny?
> the 2.6.26's patch for loongson2f is here:
> if we can have this patch in debian's kernel, we can run debian on lemote's
> machine directly, without any modification.
This is a huge patch. Is there work ongoing to bring it (via
www.linux-mips.org) into the mainline kernel.org kernel?
> but ICT(who is the designer of loongson) has patch for binutils, which can be found here:
> http://linuxfire.com.cn/~freeflying/200_loongson2f.dpatch which is based on 2.18.50
I wonder what it works around specifically. It seems to clear bits 28
and 29 of all jump targets, something that makes me feel uncomfortable
on a 64-bit system.
> and the gcc's patch has been merged into gcc-4.4 already.
> actually I'm using debian lenny/sid on a lot of loongson2f based machines now.
> And also there has another netbook based on loongson2f, which will be selled
> firstly in france, details can be found here:
This reminds me to give a word of warning: I tried to buy a different
loongson based netbook (Jisus V1) from www.vanderled.com, but this
appears to be a scam. So far I sent money and got nothing in return.