[Dev] [Gnewsense-dev] Loongson 3A hardware

Sam Geeraerts samgee at elmundolibre.be
Sat Nov 10 21:20:29 GMT 2012

Samy Boutayeb wrote:
> Hi,
> This is a preliminary consultation about your potential interest in the
> porting of a free distribution like GNewSense [1] or Parabola [2] to the
> Loongson 3A hardware [3, 4]. This project would be inspired by some
> prior porting projects, on similar hardware, as the Yeeloong laptop
> [e.g. 5, 6, 7, 8]. Lemote [9], who helped on the GnewSenseToMips
> project, donating hardware and providing code and documentation, is
> willing to help again this new project with hardware & support (see
> forwarded message).

While the machine probably can't be used to its full potential with
gNewSense due to freedom problems with certain components, I'll gladly
accept patches (or hardware) to support it as far as we can.

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