Current development status of FreeBSD MIPS and how to
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Jan 18 01:15:49 UTC 2010
cCan gIn message: <44C3FEF4-A572-42C4-8032-62A17A4239A6 at lakerest.net>
Randall Stewart <rrs at lakerest.net> writes:
: Good to here from you ;-)
: Well our general conspirator and coordinator is
: bsdimp.. imp at freebsd.org aka Warner Losh.
Don't forget gonzo at freebsd.org Oleksandr Tymoshenko and
wkoszek at freebsd.org Wojciech Koszek as well.a
: Warner is currently working on the cavium.
: I am working in my spare time on RMI/XLR
: There are bunches of other folks as well that contribute we
: can all be found on #bsdmips in IRC.
There's also good support for the Atheros AR71xx processors, the
ADM5120 processors and a few others.
: What hardware do you have available to play with... since you are
: at stanford you must be in the bay area ;-)
: If you want to meet some time let me know ;-D
: On Jan 17, 2010, at 4:18 PM, Song Li wrote:
: > Hi fellow gurus,
: > May I ask who are actively involved in porting FreeBSD to MIPS? I am
: > interested in working on it. May I ask how to contribute to the
: > FreeBSD MIPS port? I checked the
: > wiki page http://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/mips but do not see much
: > info there. What's the current plan/timeline? What hardware is it
: > gonna support in a
: > near future? Anywhere I can start from? Thanks.
: > I have some experience working on FreeBSD kernels a few years ago
: > (probably still FreeBSD 4.x at that time). I also worked with x86 and
: > (teaching) ARM assmebly before. I have some general knowlege on
: > assmebly language but limited knowledge on MIPS though. I have also
: > experience on writing OS (more like at the toy/instructional level
: > though) and the understanding of all the major concepts OS in general
: > for sure. Is this good enough to start contributing? Or if not then
: > any comments where I should catch up? Thanks.
: > Best,
: > Song
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