Announcing pkgsrcCon 2015 in Berlin


May 25, 2015 posted by Sebastian Wiedenroth

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The 10th pkgsrcCon is happening on the weekend of July 4th and 5th 2015 in Berlin. Developers, contributors, and users are all welcome to attend.

More details can be found on the pkgsrcCon 2015 website.

Call for presentations

Everyone is welcome to make a presentation. So please do! If you already have title or topic please send an email to wiedi@frubar.net.

I look forward to seeing you there!

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Hands on experience with EdgeRouter ERLite-3


May 07, 2015 posted by Martin Husemann

My EdgeRouter ERLite-3 just has been delivered. Setup was easy (the NetBSD version of "plug & play"), and I really like this hardware.

Of course first testing showed up first errors - so this will be an interesting experience!

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AsiaBSDCon 2015


March 30, 2015 posted by Justin Cormack

Trip report from AsiaBSDCon 2015[Read More] [3 comments]

 

NetBSD ported to Hardkernel ODROID-C1


March 18, 2015 posted by Jared McNeill

NetBSD was recently ported to the Hardkernel ODROID-C1. The Hardkernel ODROID-C1 is a quad-core ARMv7 development board that features an Amlogic S805 SoC (quad-core Cortex-A5 @ 1.5GHz), 1GB RAM and gigabit ethernet for $35 USD.

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Raspberry PI 2 support added


March 09, 2015 posted by Nick Hudson

Initial support is now available for the Raspberry PI 2.

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CI20 reaches userland


March 07, 2015 posted by Michael Lorenz

My CI20 now makes it to userland, with root and ethernet via USB.
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Regular test runs down to zero unexpected failures on multiple architectures


February 20, 2015 posted by Martin Husemann

Latest test results on both the netbsd-7 branch (heading, hopefully soon, to the release of NetBSD 7.0) and -current, are down to zero unexpected failures for various architectures again.

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Raspberry Pi GPU acceleration in NetBSD 7


January 30, 2015 posted by Jared McNeill

With the latest updates to NetBSD 7, the Raspberry Pi port now supports hardware acceleration using the built-in Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU. This enables 3D graphics acceleration and hardware accelerated video playback, a first for NetBSD/arm.

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The State of Accelerated Graphics on NetBSD/sparc, updated


January 07, 2015 posted by Michael Lorenz

This is an update to this post.
Some new drivers were added ( cgtwelve, mgx ), others got improvements ( SX acceleration, support for 8bit tcx ).[Read More] [2 comments]

 

So they sent me a CI20


November 23, 2014 posted by Michael Lorenz

When I found out that Ingenic is giving away some of their MIPS Creator CI20 boards I applied, and to my surprise they sent me one. Of course, the point was to make NetBSD work on it. I just finished the first step.
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NetBSD 5.1.5 and 5.2.3 available for download


November 21, 2014 posted by Soren Jacobsen

The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 5.1.5, the fifth security/bugfix update of the NetBSD 5.1 release branch, and NetBSD 5.2.3, the third security/bugfix update of the NetBSD 5.2 release branch. They represent a selected subset of fixes deemed important for security or stability reasons, and if you are running a prior release of either branch, we strongly suggest that you update to one of these releases.

For more details, please see the NetBSD 5.1.5 release notes or NetBSD 5.2.3 release notes.

Complete source and binaries for NetBSD are available for download at many sites around the world. A list of download sites providing FTP, AnonCVS, SUP, and other services may be found at http://www.NetBSD.org/mirrors/.

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ARM multiprocessor support


November 06, 2014 posted by Martin Husemann

NetBSD now supports multiple cores on various ARM SoCs.[Read More] [4 comments]