Debian Ported To OpenRISC Architecture
Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 27 February 2014 at 04:10 PM EST. 4 Comments
A Debian port is now available for OpenRISC.

Glibc and other components were ported to OpenRISC by Christian Svensson and then he continued to make a Debian port for the open-source CPU architecture.

OpenRISC was developed by the OpenCores community as a general purpose open-source RISC CPU architecture. Those seeking more information on the OpenRISC architecture itself can visit

Those curious about this new Debian port to OpenRISC can read this mailing list post.
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