HIL keyboard and mouse support


February 15, 2011 posted by Blog Import

HIL keyboard and mouse support for old PCXT based machines has been added. These are ported from OpenBSD as a part of hp300 wscons support. [0 comments]

 

pkgin 0.4.0


February 14, 2011 posted by Emile Heitor

After a year of PR's, feedbacks and various fixes, pkgin 0.4.0 is now available and its package, pkgtools/pkgin is up-to-date.

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362/382 framebuffer support


February 12, 2011 posted by Blog Import

Support for on-board framebuffers on 362 and 382 controllers has been added. Currently no hardware acceleration or colormap support. [0 comments]

 

NetBSD/hp300 switched to wscons


February 06, 2011 posted by Blog Import

Finally NetBSD/hp300 has been switched to wscons. Note all drivers for framebuffers and HIL devices are ported from OpenBSD/hp300. See annoucement on port-hp300 mailing list for details. [0 comments]

 

Support for Microsoft eMIPS ("Extensible MIPS") platform committed


January 26, 2011 posted by Antti Kantee

Support for Microsoft Research's extensible MIPS architecture has been committed to the NetBSD source tree. eMIPS allows dynamic loading and scheduling of application-specific circuits for the purpose of accelerating computations based on the current workload. NetBSD/emips runs on FPGA-based hardware and the Giano system simulator.

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NetBSD/emips support is initially committed to the NetBSD source tree


January 26, 2011 posted by Blog Import

NetBSD/emips support is initially committed to the NetBSD source tree. [0 comments]

 

new bootloader for sandpoint


January 21, 2011 posted by Blog Import

The new bootloader is called altboot and can load the kernel via TFTP, NFS, or from the NetBSD root partition on a local disk. [0 comments]

 

BlizzardPPC SCSI driver


January 14, 2011 posted by Blog Import

Radoslaw Kujawa submitted a driver for the 53c710 based host adapter found on BlizzardPPC 603e+ boards. [0 comments]

 

RDB partitioning supported


December 31, 2010 posted by Blog Import

The ofwboot boot loader and the kernel understand the RDB partitioning format, which allows a Pegasos user to run NetBSD, MorphOS and AmigaOS from the same disk. [0 comments]

 

eMIPS port published on research.microsoft.com


December 20, 2010 posted by Blog Import

The original eMIPS source and binaries for NetBSD 4.0.1 offered for download from research.microsoft.com. [0 comments]

 

nxr update


December 15, 2010 posted by Zafer Aydoğan

Dear Readers,

The NetBSD Cross Reference service has recently
been updated to use the latest version of OpenGrok from pkgsrc.

In addition to the main NetBSD-current sources, the
following development branches have now been indexed:

rmind-uvmplock
uebayasi-xip
ad-audiomp2

Have fun searching and grokking !

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Interview with a NetBSD developer: today, Amitai Schlair, aka schmonz@


December 08, 2010 posted by Guillaume Lasmayous

A few months after Thomas Klausner's interview, please welcome today Amitai, better known as schmonz@.
NetBSDfr: For those of our readers that don't know you, can you introduce
yourself briefly ?
I grew up in a suburb of Chicago. Both at school and at home, my childhood computing skewed Appleward. The exception was Texas Instruments graphing calculators. By the end of high school, I had a nearly complete set.

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