Jiangsu Lemote Tech Co., Ltd
Company typePrivate
IndustryIntegrated circuit design, computer hardware, computer software
FoundedJune 2006; 17 years ago (2006-06)
HeadquartersChangshu (Suzhou), Jiangsu, China[1]
ProductsMIPS64 Loongson based motherboards, personal computers
Websitewww.lemote.com[dead link]

Jiangsu Lemote Tech Co., Ltd or Lemote (Chinese: 航天龙梦; pinyin: hang tian lóng mèng; lit. 'Aerospace Dragon Dream') is a computer company established as a joint venture between the Jiangsu Menglan Group and the Chinese Institute of Computing Technology,[2] involved in computer hardware and software products, services, and projects.


In June 2006, shortly after Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed Loongson 2E they need a company to build end product, so the Jiangsu Menglan Group began a joint venture with the Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The venture was named Jiangsu Lemote Tech Co., Ltd.

A computer was announced by Fuxin Zhang, an ICT researcher also a Lemote staff, who said the purpose of this project was to "provide everyone with a personal computer".[3] The device is intended for low income groups and rural area students.


Lemote builds small form factor computers including network computers and netbooks with Loongson Processors.

Netbook computers

Lemote Yeeloong 8101B

The Yeeloong netbook computer is intended to be built on free software[4] from the BIOS upwards, and for this reason is used and recommended by the founder of Free Software Foundation, Richard Stallman as of September 2008[5] and 23 January 2010.[6][7]

The specifications are:

Model 8101B 8089B 8089D
Processor Loongson 2F, 800-900 MHz, integrated DDR2 SDRAM memory controller
Chipset Northbridge: integrated in CPU
Southbridge: AMD CS5536
Graphics SiliconMotion SMI712, 4 MiB of video RAM
Memory DDR2 SDRAM 1024 MB
Hard drive Serial ATA 160 GB Solid-state drive 8 GB
Audio Speaker, Microphone
Network RTL8139 + RTL8187B(wifi), 10/100 Mbit, 802.11 b/g
Screen size 10.1" TFT LCD 8.9" TFT LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600
Camera 300K pixel
Operating system Red Flag Linux, Debian, FSF distributions
Interface type 3x USB 2.0 2x USB 2.0
1x VGA, 1x RJ45, 1x DC-in
Earphone + Microphone, 1x SD (reader supports SDHC)
Dimension L × H × T = 255 × 188 × 250 mm
Weight 1.1 kg

Loongson 3A laptop

Loongson insiders[8] revealed a new model based on the Loongson 3A quad-core laptop has been developed and was expected to launch in August 2011. With a similar design to the MacBook Pro[9] from Apple Inc., it will carry a Linux operating system by default.[10]

In September 2011, Lemote announced the Yeeloong-8133 13.3" laptop featuring 900 MHz, quad-core Loongson-3A/2GQ CPU.[11]

Desktop computers

Products in development

Hiloong, SOHO and family storage center.[citation needed][clarification needed]

Fuloong 2 series of small desktop computers

The Fuloong 2 series is a desktop computer that costs CN¥1,015, 100, US$131.[citation needed] It ships with two Linux distributions, Debian and Rays Linux, but any other distribution that has a mipsel port can be installed, e.g. Gentoo Linux.

Fuloong 2E

Lemote Fuloong 2E
Lemote Fuloong 2E
ManufacturerMenglan Group
TypePersonal computer
Media40–60 GB IDE hard disk
Operating systemLinux (Xinhua, Sunwah/RAYS, or Debian)
CPULoongson III 64-bit CPU
Memory256 MiB DDR SDRAM
Connectivity10/100 Mb/s Ethernet
  • 181 mm (7.1 in) H
  • 145 mm (5.7 in) W
  • 37 mm (1.5 in) D

The reference hardware specifications as of 28 October 2006 are:

Fuloong 2F

The Fuloong 2F computer[12] was released on 30 June 2008, priced at CN¥1,800, about €163, $257.

The specifications are:

Fuloong Mini-PC

The specifications are:

Model FL6004 FL6014 FL6005 FL6015
Processor Loongson 2F, 800 900 MHz, integrated DDRII memory controller
Chipset Northbridge: integrated in CPU
Southbridge: AMD CS5536
Graphics Silicon Integrated Systems 315PRO,[15] 32 MB video memory
Memory DDRII 512 MB, support up to 1 GB
Hard drive SATA 160 or 320 GB SSD 8 GB SATA 160 GB SSD 8 GB
Audio AC'97 Realtek ALC 655
Network Realtek RTL 8110SC 1000 Mbit/s
Operating system Redflag Linux, Debian
Interface type 4 USB2.0
IR interface -
Dimension L × H × T = 181 × 145 × 37 mm
Weight 0.78 kg


Lemote has participated in development and MIPS-porting of Debian GNU/Linux, eCos, MicroC/OS-II, VxWorks, Microsoft Windows CE, Java, OpenOffice.org and Yongzhong Office by Wuxi Yongzhong Tech Co. It also develops a Loongson processor simulator based on GXemul. In part to its ability to run only libre software, without proprietary binary blobs, Richard Stallman famously used the Lemote Yeeloong.[7]

See also


  1. ^ "Contact Us". About. CN: Jiangsu Lemote Tech. Archived from the original on 16 March 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2008.
  2. ^ "About". CN: Jiangsu Lemote Tech. Archived from the original on 16 May 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2008.
  3. ^ Institute of Computing Technology, CN, archived from the original on 2006-04-11, retrieved 2006-03-23
  4. ^ Masłowski, Michał Tomasz (3 September 2012). "Lemote YeeLoong 8101B with Loongson 2F CPU review". Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  5. ^ Iodice, Guido (17 September 2008). "Richard Stallman talks about GNU's 25th anniversary, Google Chrome, sharing non-free software, preinstalled GNU/Linux on PC, NDA, OLPC XO". Guiodic Blog. Wordpress.
  6. ^ "What do people use to get stuff done?". The Setup (An Interview with Richard Stallman). Uses this. 23 January 2010. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  7. ^ a b Stallman, Richard (2012). "How I do my computing". Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  8. ^ Godson and the open source community development forum (Shanghai Station) extend the campus of Shanghai University Loongson 3A Mini-ITX motherboards & laptops introduced, configuration, spy photos (Video), CN: Sina, 2011
  9. ^ Loongson 3A Laptop Prototype Photos, ME: Sigma, 13 May 2011
  10. ^ "Yeeloong Notebook Specification". Lemote Technology. 2010. Archived from the original on 23 July 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  11. ^ "Announced Yeeloong-8133 Laptop". Lemote. Archived from the original on 2011-09-15.
  12. ^ a b "Fuloong Mini-PC". Lemote. Jiangsu Lemote Tech Co. Archived from the original on 11 May 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  13. ^ "OpenBSD-Loongson". OpenBSD. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 28 October 2011.
  14. ^ "NetBSD/evbmips".
  15. ^ Gündüz, Ali (1 November 2008). "Unboxing the Lemote Fuloong Mini". GLOG: Free People, Free Software. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2010.

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