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    Phoronix: GCC Picks Up Support For Newer Loongson Processors

    Ahead of the GCC 9 feature freeze later this month, support for several newer Loongson processors have been picked up by this leading open-source compiler...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-Loongson-CPUs

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    Oh LongJohnson ..Oh LongJohnson

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      It would be really cool to have one of these, only problem is they're hard to buy, and God knows what distros will run on them

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        Originally posted by phoronix View Post
        These MIPS processors tend to be hard to come by outside of China.
        Originally posted by Redfoxmoon View Post
        only problem is they're hard to buy
        Hard? It is quite easy to order Loongson systems outside China, they are available on AliExpress with worldwide shipping.

        https://www.aliexpress.com/item/loon...920364915.html
        https://www.aliexpress.com/item/loon...881385609.html

        Originally posted by Redfoxmoon View Post
        and God knows what distros will run on them
        That could be more of a problem...

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        • #5
          Debian runs on MIPS so it may work with these.

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            Originally posted by Redfoxmoon View Post
            It would be really cool to have one of these, only problem is they're hard to buy, and God knows what distros will run on them
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loongs...orted_software

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