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We plan to add MIPS support.

I've got a DVico TVIX M-6500A which runs the following MIPS CPU. Could we get a build for MIPS please? root@TViX:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo system type : Sigma Designs TangoX processor : 0 cpu model : MIPS

Hey, I just installed DD-WRT on my router, thinking that I could run BTSync on it. Unfortunately, my router's CPU isn't supported:

Linux DD-WRT 3.5.7.16 #293 Wed Jul 24 09:38:32 CEST 2013 mips GNU/Linux

So count me as another check mark in the "demand" column of your demand/supply cost analysis of adding MIPS support! :D

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need MIPS! my router Zyxel Giga


# cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type : Ralink SoC
processor : 0
cpu model : MIPS 24K V4.12
BogoMIPS : 254.97
wait instruction : yes
microsecond timers : yes
tlb_entries : 32
extra interrupt vector : yes
hardware watchpoint : yes
ASEs implemented : mips16 dsp
VCED exceptions : not available
VCEI exceptions : not available

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I'd love to believe that :D

Nah, maybe routers are faster now. But I'd rather run services like that on a separate device. If some app crashes and brings down your router, you're without internet.

 

Only for exactly 75 seconds, the consistently measured time from power on to successful ping of google.ca.  

 

I got this WNDR3700v2 as a gift.  At the time, it was the most powerful, most expensive router that the store had available.  But all we ever did with it was 100mbit home networking.  About 95% of its available power was never ever getting used.  Why buy another NAS, when I've got all that available processing power already, and with one ethernet/wifi-link removed compared to using a NAS through a router?

 

I have experienced crashes on the router because of running Transmission, and they do suck, but they only last 75 seconds.  And it's usually because of a fault with the USB HDD, forcing the router to put all that downloaded data into its itty bitty 64mB of RAM, and then it runs out of RAM, and crashes.

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Oooh, yes please...

 

system type : Atheros AR9132 rev 2 (0xb9)
processor : 0
cpu model : MIPS 24Kc V7.4
BogoMIPS : 265.42
CPUClock : 400
wait instruction : yes
microsecond timers : yes
tlb_entries : 16
extra interrupt vector : yes
hardware watchpoint : yes, count: 4, address/irw mask: [0x0000, 0x0460, 0x0100, 0x0678]
ASEs implemented : mips16
shadow register sets : 1
kscratch registers : 0
core : 0
VCED exceptions : not available
VCEI exceptions : not available
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This is another MIPS support , thanks

 

# cat /proc/cpuinfo 

system type : Broadcom BCM4716 chip rev 1 pkg 10
processor : 0
cpu model : MIPS 74K V4.0
BogoMIPS : 239.20
cpu MHz   : 480
wait instruction : no
microsecond timers : yes
tlb_entries : 64
extra interrupt vector : no
hardware watchpoint : yes
ASEs implemented : mips16 dsp
shadow register sets : 1
VCED exceptions : not available
VCEI exceptions : not available
 
unaligned_instructions : 428
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# cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type             : (null)
processor               : 0
cpu model               : MIPS 24Kc V8.5  FPU V0.0
BogoMIPS                : 502.98
wait instruction        : yes
microsecond timers      : yes
tlb_entries             : 32
extra interrupt vector  : yes
hardware watchpoint     : yes, count: 4, address/irw mask: [0x0818, 0x08e0, 0x0640, 0x0fd8]
ASEs implemented        : mips16
shadow register sets    : 1
core                    : 0
VCED exceptions         : not available
VCEI exceptions         : not available
 

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system type : Atheros AR9341 rev 3


machine : TP-LINK TL-WR842N/ND v2


processor : 0


cpu model : MIPS 74Kc V4.12


BogoMIPS : 266.64


wait instruction : yes


microsecond timers : yes


tlb_entries : 32


extra interrupt vector : yes


hardware watchpoint : yes, count: 4, address/irw mask: [0x0000, 0x0ff8, 0x0ff8, 0x0ff8]


isa : mips1 mips2 mips32r1 mips32r2


ASEs implemented : mips16 dsp dsp2


shadow register sets : 1


kscratch registers : 0


core : 0


VCED exceptions : not available


VCEI exceptions : not available


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I assume there is not development on this issue.

There is no further news on this at present, other than the most recent update from the developers last week which said that MIPS is "not supported yet, and not going to be in next release, sorry"

 

So the developers are aware that there is a degree of interest in MIPS builds, but at present that interest isn't widespread enough for it to be considered a "top priority" for the team.

 

My advice to those who desire MIPS support would be to voice your desire in this thread (if you've not already done so). The developers do keep track of the feature requests forum, and so the features with the most requests & support are likely to be given a higher priority by the developers than those with less suggestions with "votes".

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