Russian processors Baikal has received international acclaim — they were included in the Linux kernel
Baikal Electronics has announced that its processor Baikal-T1 and system-on-chip BE-T1000 code added to the Linux kernel. Thus, the Russian company became the first domestic manufacturer, which is included in the mainline Linux kernel so processors Baikal will automatically receive global recognition.
Now the community of it specialists and all interested persons can freely use solutions based on single-chip system BE-T1000 (Baikal-T). This was reported on the official website of the company.
Last week came Linux 5.8-rc1, which contains a huge number of changes — more than ever. In particular, it includes key changes prepared by the developers of the Baikal Electronics in the following segments:
shared kernel code and MIPS P5600 CPU,
MIPS GIC timer
MIPS CM2 L2,
Baikal-T1 PVT sensor,
DW APB Timer
DW APB SSI (SPI)
DW APB I2C,
DW APB GPIO
DW APB Watchdog.
The rest is still under development or in preliminary testing. These changes will add is already in the Linux kernel 5.9, together with the support of the processor Baikal-T1 file devices that use all the existing drivers.
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