It doesn't need to run "fast". It just needs to run at acceptable speed for some indispensable legacy x86 applications.
Originally Posted by Kano
Don't forget that Loongson's purpose is not winning benchmarks (or fighting corporatism, for that matter). Its goal is achieving independence from foreign CPU imports.
More likely than what you describe is that the x86 emulation hardware acceleration is intended for qemu-user mode.
Originally Posted by necro-lover
Last I checked, almost the entire Debian archive is available on MIPS. What kind of porting do you feel is necessary?
Originally Posted by schmidtbag
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