El Correo Libre Issue 15

Gareth Halfacree
May 15 · 11 min read

Catch-Up and Latch-Up: FOSSi Foundation’s First US Multi-Day Event

-Julius Baxter, Director, Free and Open Source Silicon (FOSSi) Foundation

Image courtesy of Monica Houston

Research Project Uses RISC-V Base for Allegedly “Unhackable” Processor

Western Digital Releases FPGA SweRV Core Reference Platform

Gentoo Linux Announces Experimental Support for RISC-V

SIWA: Costa Rica’s First Native Processor for Medical Applications

64-bit “Simba” Processor, Sri Lanka’s First, Successfully Boots Linux

QEMU 4.0.0 Brings Broader Support for Emulating Free and Open Source Silicon Platforms

GCC 9.1 Adds New Backend for OpenRISC Support

Michael Welling, Adam Vadala-Roth Announce Akita Project

VextRiscv/LiteX SoC Runs Upstream Kernel, Still FOSS Toolchain Compatible

PULP Platform Updates RI5CY, PULPissimo Projects

FOSSi News In Brief

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Gareth Halfacree

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Freelance journo. News editor, bit-tech.net. Author, Raspberry Pi & BBC Micro:bit User Guides. Custom PC columnist. Bylines in PC Pro, The MagPi, HackSpace etc.

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