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Update the web page. Put the left-side nav bar back, move about page to "about.html" and make news.html the default index. Add architectures page. Note that IRC discussion is now on #edev.
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1 <h2><a href=news.html>News: 0.9.8 released November 7, 2009</a></h2> 1 news.html
3 <b><h1><a href=documentation.html>What is Firmware Linux?</a></h1></b>
5 <blockquote>
6 <p>Firmware Linux is an embedded Linux build system, designed to eliminate
7 the need for cross compiling.</p>
9 <p>The build system is a series of bash scripts which create a small native
10 Linux development environment for each target, runnable on real hardware or
11 under emulators such as <a href=>QEMU</a>.</p>
13 <p>Currently supported targets include arm, mips, powerpc, x86, and x86-64.
14 Partial support is available for sparc, sh4, and m68k.</p>
16 <p>For more information, see <a href=documentation.html>the documentation
17 page</a>.</p>
18 </blockquote>
20 <b><h1><a href=downloads>Downloading Firmware Linux</a></h1></b>
22 <blockquote>
23 <b><h2><a href=downloads>Source Code</a></h2></b>
24 <p>The current source tarball is
25 <a href=downloads/firmware-0.9.7.tar.bz2>Firmware Linux version 0.9.7</a>.
26 This is the series of shell scripts you run to create the various binary
27 images. See the <a href=downloads/README>README</a> for usage instructions,
28 and the <a href=news.html>release notes</a>.</p>
30 <p>Several <a href=downloads/binaries>prebuilt binary images</a>
31 are available, based on the current Firmware Linux release. The
32 <a href=downloads/README>README</a> describes each tarball. The
33 release notes on the <a href=news.html>news page</a> explain recent
34 changes.</p>
36 </blockquote>
38 <b><h1><a href=/hg/firmware>Development</a></h1></b>
40 <p>The project maintains a <a href=/hg/firmware>development repository</a>
41 using the Mercurial source control system. This includes RSS feeds for
42 <a href=/hg/firmware/rss-log>each checkin</a>
43 and for <a href=/hg/firmware/rss-tags>new releases</a>.</p>
45 <p>Questions about Firmware Linux should be addressed to the project's
46 <a href=>mailing
47 list</a>, or the IRC channel #firmware on The project
48 maintainer's <a href=>blog</a> often includes notes about
49 ongoing Firmware Linux development.</p>